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An Invitation

  1. 1. You're Invited to Tie One On-- an apron, of course! Sunday, June 13, 11 a.m. Manitou Springs
  2. 2. Sunday, June 13, 11a.m. to 3p.m. safron of manitou springs, Black Cat Books, Avenue Hotel B&B It’s a seemingly mundane object, but one that can trigger recollections of family gatherings, motherly comfort and an era of domesticity long gone by. Vintage and vintage-style aprons, long associated with hearth and home, have once
  3. 3. About EllynAnne Geisel EllynAnne Geisel first tied on domestic armor in 1999 while writing an article about aprons and was struck by the again become popular, both with collectors and as a must- history she knew must be have kitchen accessory. While writing an article on them, woven into the fabric of that essayist and apron archeologist EllynAnne Geisel realized vintage icon. Since then she the connection these and other vintage linens have for us, has gathered more than 400 woven, as they are, in the very fabrics of our lives and aprons and apron memories memories. from across America. From those stories, EllynAnne wrote Apron Chronicles: A On Sunday, June 13, Geisel will be in Manitou Springs for Patchwork of American the Tie One On event---an afternoon of aprons---at safron of Recollections. She is the manitou springs, Black Cat Books and The Avenue Hotel author of the award-winning B&B. The event will begin with a meet-and-greet for Geisel The Apron Book: Making, at safron of manitou springs, where vintage and vintage- Wearing and Sharing a Bit of inspired aprons will be on display and on sale. Geisel will Cloth and Comfort, now in its discuss her forays into apron archeology. At Black Cat sixth printing, a companion Books, EllynAnne will be available for a book signing, and little gift book, Apronisms: several stations will be set up where aspiring apronologists Pocket Wisdom for Every can make their own vintage handkerchief, and learn about Day, and The Kitchen Linens the art of letter writing and the high tea as well as other Book: Using, Sharing and mini-seminars. Next, the group moves to The Avenue Hotel Cherishing the Fabrics of Our B&B for brunch on the lawn. Daily Lives (April 2009). She A limited number of tickets are available for the event, and also creates vintage designs reservations will be taken on a first-come-first-served basis. for her company, Apron Tickets are $30 per person and may be purchased at safron, Memories®. She lives with her Black Cat Books and The Avenue Hotel. For more husband, Prince Charming, information or to purchase a ticket, contact any of the and two sons in Pueblo, CO. venues: safron (685-5153), Black Cat Books (685-1589) or The Avenue Hotel (685-1277). • Elsewhere • Visit safron's Blog • Share This with a friend • Follow US on Twitter
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