c. 1740-1780 Check Apron Kit


This kit includes:

1 yd. WLG 181 reproduction check linen

linen thread

2 yds. narrow linen tape

Instructions how to assemble your apron

This kit is designed to make an apron that will pass the most stringent authenticity standards. Working class aprons c. 1750-1780 were often made of check linen. This check linen is reproduced from several extant samples from both the UK and America. In the 1770 Pennsylvania Gazette, “Run away . . .  an English servant woman . . .  took with her . . .  several aprons, one of them check linen” as cited in Wives, Slaves, & Servant Girls.

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