Thursday, August 28, 2008

Name this apron!

Okay! I am tired of calling my aprons by their era. I think they need names for either my etsy listings or if I decided to produce patterns of them. We'll be having "a naming contest" for each of my aprons that I sell, and your more than welcome to recruit your blogging friends to help me out with this!

Three things to keep in mind:

1. This is a 1940's era apron (more pictures here and here) and so it should have a popular 40s era name

EDITED to add: It is also nearly indentical to a vintage 30's apron pattern, so popular 30's names are welcome too!

2. Leave your name idea in a comment and comment as much as you want with ideas

3. If the name that you picked is randomly chosen, you will receive a free pattern of the apron you named! (ie, if they end up getting produced!)



19 comments:

YayaOrchid said...

1940's Doily Chores Apron

Neuropoet said...

Perhaps you could name it after a popular girl's name from the era like - Mary, Martha, Brenda, or Linda...

Maybe something like the Lacy Lavender Linda Apron... :) - maybe that's too many adjectives - how about the Lavender Linda Apron? :)

~Jenny

Christy said...

How about Eleanor's Apron....wasn't Eleanor Roosevelt the 1st lady in the 40's?? Beautiful, by the way!!!!

Poppy Dadswell said...

Ethel, perhaps?My grandmother was in early teens then and she is called Ethel.

Mark and Erin said...

I think either the "Eileen Apron" or the "Rosemary Apron"... :-)
-Erin

sarah m said...

Cecilia (lol)

Not very creative...


Violet (Anna)

Mrs.KAOS said...

You could call it the Victory Apron. Or the Home Front Apron. What ever you call it, I think you did a great job.

Amber D.M. said...

It looks like a "Sophie" or "Edna" apron to me. =)

MissNonaEleanor said...

He he, I was going to say Eleanor, but not for Eleanor Rosevelt, but for my Great Grandmother who married in the early 1940's......so...I shall say, Evelyn, my G-Grandma's sister's name.

Gem said...

I just found this site http://www.ssa.gov/OACT/babynames/decades/names1930s.html

and thought it was interesting. The name that popped off the list there for me was Evelyn. :)

the Long ladies said...

How about Rita, Vivien, or Ruby?

Maureen, Elsie, Helen?

Carole, Genevieve, Betty?


So that's just a few 30s and 40s sounding names. Adorable apron, by the way!


the Long ladies
marie-madeline studio

Robert said...

How about Olivia Walton.

Anonymous said...

My grandmother was born around then and her name is Iris Joann. It reminds me so much of her :)

Blessings,
Lynn

Tiffany said...

I love this apron! The first time I saw it I thought it looked so graceful and elegant. Grace was a popular name in the 40s and I thought that it would fit the apron very nicely.

I can't wait to see what you name it. I think it's sometimes harder to find a name than make the actually thing. :-)

Tiffany

Sarah Jane said...

Nothing to add, really, but I like Ethel and Grace too! :) My great-grandma was married in the 40's, and her name was Daisy. How 'bout The Dear Daisy Apron? :) I really like Ethel though. . .

Ruth said...

I was going to say Martha Rose. = )

Maiden4life said...

elyse
I have no idea if this name is from the 40s but I really like it( pronounced l-ee-s) I have no idea if I spelled it right;)

~Bethany

Tiffany of Dixie said...

Dorothy and Judy (or Judith) were popular names then. Other suggestions from around that era are Lillian, Nancy, Barbara, Joan, Peggy, Jean, and Paula.

I have never commented here before, but I "see" you fairly often on the S&S board! (I am MissAnnaPringle.)

Blessings,
Tiffany Hope

Anonymous said...

Louise, Bertha, Veronica.
It's a pretty apron!
~ Melinda