Would you be pleased with this asa Christmas gift?

(35 Posts)
ITCouldBeWorse Sun 30-Jun-13 18:37:21

A 1950s style retro frilly aprons in an ironic fabric - roses with skulls or similar.

Or would you smile politely and think WTF.

I think I need opinions which are not mine before I bulk order fabric for my mates!

SquidgyMummy Wed 10-Jul-13 12:10:45

The skull fabric you linked to is vair creepy.
I do however like this retro fabric on your site.
Still ironic, and perhaps with a trim in a simpler fabric? polka dots / gingham etc.

As you are going to so much trouble to make something, it would be lovely that people would want it on show use it.

EDMNWiganSalfordandBlackpool Wed 10-Jul-13 12:03:39

"Skulls give me the creeps. No skull clothing is allowed (fortunately I have DDs)." startail

That did not work out for me, dds favourite hoodie has skulls all over it hmm

NeverTooManyCats Wed 10-Jul-13 11:41:45

love me some skulls! I would love this as a present!

MollyBerry Sun 30-Jun-13 20:15:25

Omg those skulls are creepy, no. Like the Christmas one though!

DearlyDepartedMrsFinch Sun 30-Jun-13 20:10:07

I would love it with the skulls. Homemade is a lovely idea.

Nishky Sun 30-Jun-13 20:07:15

No SKULLS

Nishky Sun 30-Jun-13 20:07:01

I would love it with the skills.

buildingmycorestrength Sun 30-Jun-13 20:03:06

Look at the Ulster Weavers collection on Amazon for lovely ideas of a popular take on this idea...might help.

I'd love it and have q friend who probably has one. By the way, if you are my friend, please make one for me! smile

But I can think of many other friends who wouldn't like it.

LowLevelWhinging Sun 30-Jun-13 19:54:12

Home made - yes, LOVE it

Quirky fabric - yes

Pinny - no. Never wear em and I love to cook.

I'd love a shopping tote or make up bag or something though.

Snog Sun 30-Jun-13 19:50:47

Don't like pinnys or skulls so it would go in my charity shop bag
Your mates might be cooler than me thought grin

Yep, love it. Though, surely you know your friends tastes better than strangers on the internet?!

Onesleeptillwembley Sun 30-Jun-13 19:41:01

Honestly? No. Marmite type of thing.

TeaOneSugar Sun 30-Jun-13 19:40:38

I'd love it if it's was properly retro, wouldn't be keen on the skulls.

I like a pretty apron for baking, and a plain one for cleaning.

I no domestic goddess but I like to look like one.

MikeLitoris Sun 30-Jun-13 19:36:02

I would love one with that skull pattern.

I seem to have a bit of a collection of skull scarves

cocolepew Sun 30-Jun-13 19:33:11

No, but I don't use an apron. I'd like it as a tea towel though. Or a cushion cover.

ITCouldBeWorse Sun 30-Jun-13 19:30:35
LineRunner Sun 30-Jun-13 19:28:03

How about 'You come on back to Stepford soon now, y'hear!'

ITCouldBeWorse Sun 30-Jun-13 19:26:33

Ah, as ever I walk the marmite line!

So maybe some in traditional floral, some with skulls or something equally daft?

For traditional - flowers? Cupcakes (I know!), anchors?

And for the WTFkers, a bottle of wine?

smallandimperfectlyformed Sun 30-Jun-13 19:25:05

Oops, put kisses - that's something not to be done on Mumsnet!

Startail Sun 30-Jun-13 19:24:48

Proper apron with a top, yes. Skulls no, that would go straight to the charity shop.

Skulls give me the creeps. No skull clothing is allowed (fortunately I have DDs).

Yama Sun 30-Jun-13 19:24:40

I'd love it.

smallandimperfectlyformed Sun 30-Jun-13 19:24:20

I would love it - depends on what your friends like though xxx

Would love an apron in retro style but no no no to skulls.

I think I`d rather like it, even if I just hung it on a knob (not dh grin)

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