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German Apron

German Apron

Dirndl Aprons With Personalised Design Made in the UKMade in the UK

from $79.90

Whether you're travelling to Germany to visit one of their world famous festivals or have another reason to don the traditional German attire, add a personal touch with this customisable dirndl apron. Available in a choice of two fabrics, you can match your German apron to the bodice and skirt, dress, or blouse of your dirndl.

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Dirndl Apron Features

  • Choice of two different materials
  • Long white satin ribbon to tie bow
  • Full colour edge to edge printing
  • Classic cut for traditional shape
  • Print images, text, or logos
  • Lovingly handmade to order

Personalise your traditional dirndl or modern Landhausmode with custom made German aprons.

In a choice of two different fabrics - soft-sheen Monroe Satin or robust Panama Flo - you can use photos, images, or text to design your own dirndl apron. Both fabric options feature a white satin ribbon which is hand stitched to your apron; the ribbon is 1 metre long, which means you can tie it in whichever fashion you prefer. Brighten up your classic outfit with your own designs and make your dirndl one to remember.
  • Edge to edge printing on the front
  • Add your own photos, text, and designs
  • 1 metre satin ribbon to tie your apron
  • Choice of two poly-blend fabrics
  • Easy care - machine wash at 30°C
  • Handmade to order in-house

Care instructions

Wash at 30°C, low tumble dry heat, hang to dry, do not wring, low heat iron.

  • Wash At 30 Degrees
  • Wash at 85 Fahrenheit
  • Tumble 1
  • Hang Dry
  • No Wring
  • Low Heat

How To Tie Personalised Dirndl Aprons

Historians disagree on whether or not the knot positioning of your German dirndl apron has a historic or traditional background, however it has become a time-honoured ritual to follow the bow-tying-code. 

Front Tied: On the Left
This is said to signify that the wearer of the apron is single, and might like to be approached or addressed. 

Front Tied: On the Right
This signifies that the lady wearing the dirndl is married, engaged or not interested in dating.

Front Tied: In the Centre
This shows that the wearer of the dirndl apron is still a virgin.

Rear Tied: In the Centre
This means that the lady wearing of the dirndl apron is widowed.
 

Dirndl Apron Fabric Options

Your personalised dirndl apron is made in your choice between two fabrics.

Panama Flo fabric is a stiff, coarse material with a matte finish that feels the same on the front and the back. It has a small amount of elasticity in it and has a water resistant nature - perfect for wiping clean if you happen to spill anything down it. It is a comfortable fabric that holds it shape well and returns crease-free to its natural state. The white base tone of Panama Flo gives clear detail and strong colours. 

Monroe Satin is a fluid feeling textile with a soft, shiny front face and a matte back with a grainy texture. The base white base colour of Monroe Satin offers crisp lines and beautiful detailing. The sheen on the front of this fabric gives a very glossy, sparkling finish.


Make a Collage

If you can’t decide on which photo to use, you can upload multiple images and create a photo collage. This can be done using one of our pre-set montage templates, or you can create your own entirely from scratch. It’s super easy to do and the possibilities are endless.

photo collage

How to add your collage to your product

Step 1 – Click the start design button & select your product options.

Step 2 – Go to the ‘Images & Text Tools’ tab, click the ‘add images/Text’ button on your product & ‘Select Images to Upload’ or use the Facebook/Instagram tabs.

Step 3 – Choose the images you want to use for your collage, upload & select them from the uploaded photos list.

Step 4 – Click ‘Create montage’ & select your collage style.

Step 5 – Add the collage to your design.

Hints and Tips

  • The more images you add to your collage the smaller each image will be. Fewer images will be larger and give you more clarity and detail.
  • The more people in an image, the less detail there will be. If you have 10 images of a group of five friends, each person will be smaller than if you have 10 images of just one person.
  • Try to make sure that the longest side of each image is around 10 centimetres. There is a handy ruler built into the design tool to help you with this.
  • Smaller products will not be able to fit as many images as larger ones will.

Hand printed, hand cut, hand stitched

Your designs are printed onto your chosen fabric using a deep infusion method. Our technicians use this digital technique to permanently bond the inks deep into the fibres of the fabric, resulting in a long-lasting, high-quality print. Your printed fabric is then cut to size and shape, creating your dirndl apron. Your garment is hemmed and finish with a satin ribbon.

Designing your dirndl apron

If you're not sure which fabric to go with for your custom made German dirndl aprons, try matching it to the rest of your dirndl or Landhausmode. This could be in the small details such as the buttons or embroidery, or in the larger pieces; for example if you have a satin blouse. If your design has a high level of fine detail you may find the Monroe Satin a great option, or if you are looking for a lighter summery design then try the Panama Flo.

Handy Tips: When using our simple online design tool you will notice a red dotted area around the edges of your dirndl apron; this is the trim area which makes up the hem. It is important to make sure that this area isn't left plain (unless of course your design intentionally leaves the edges white) but also that no important parts of your design occupy that area. As all of our hemming is done by hand and we can't say that the seams will take up exactly all of that space, and while we don't want to leave gaps in your design, we also don't want to cut off an important part of your images.

Perfect For Groups Of Girls

If you and a group of your friends are all heading out to one of the notorious German festivals, design themed custom German dirndl aprons for each of you. Use your favourite group snap, and add a nickname to each photo dirndl apron along with the date of the festival, and not only will it make up an important part of your outfit, but it will double as a personalised keepsake of the time you spent together.

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