My new (old) apron

I recently bought a apron on eBay. It was used by the Swedish army under the second world war. But more important. It was used by the Lotte corps to. Just what I needed for my ongoing Lotte project.

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As you can see the apron is quite damage by time. The ones who had this piece earlier in its life didn’t treat it well. I have big bleached spots and smells like an old musty basement.

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The apron is not my size. It is way to big. So I will not be wearing it. Also as mentioned earlier, it is quite damage. I will therefore copy the construction and make a new one myself. DSC04756

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4 thoughts on “My new (old) apron

      • A medium-weight linen would be nice. 🙂 And now that we speak of it, there is actually an unfinished apron in my UFO pile. 😉

      • The fabric it is made from is cotton denim. So I will look fore some grey denim. Should not be so hard to get by 🙂

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