(Stick with me for this post… I’m not feeling very clever with words today.)
The last theme for the Tie one On apron challenge was “Local Pride.”
I was born and raised in Charleston, SC, but spent my teen years in Columbia, SC. When this apron assignment was issued, I was preparing to get married and move to Florida. I thought I wouldn’t have time to complete an apron for Tie One On. But then after we had moved to Pensacola, FL, Amy extended the challenge!
And then, we were packing up to move again, this time to Milton. So…
Finally, in my second house in Florida, I hunkered down and finished my Local Pride apron. I decided to use the deliciously beautiful Emerald Coast of Pensacola as inspiration. The water at the beach here is a lovely clear green, not blue. So with a green theme, and using embroidery, applique, and shisha embroidery, I came up with my this, representing my brand new local pride: