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Vintage 1950s Laura Wheeler 797 Sewing Pattern and Applique Transfer Apron and Potholder. This is quite a remarkable apron pattern, with a morning glory theme. Large morning glory serves as pocket on skirt, and don't forget that matching morning glory pot holder!
This goes back to the days of women wearing dresses...NO slacks...wringer washing machines, no electric dryers, and very little money for things like dry cleaning. You did not have very many clothes and what you had you tried to keep clean....washing was only done once a week...