It's an Apron, You Don't have to Cook, Just Wear It

Chicago, Illinois

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About ThimbleBodkin

Sales 167
On Etsy since 2011

It's an Apron. You Don't have to Cook, Just Wear It!

Thimble and Bodkin is the movement of quality hand craft products that make a difference in your life. Since 2011, we create aprons and other lifestyle accessories that are thoughtful in design, aesthetically beautifully and with the highest quality.

My name is Mecca Perry and I am a professional cook and event logistic expert. After hosting, cooking and entertaining friends at dinner parties, I found myself looking dull and dingy after cooking for a party, while everyone else was looking fresh and festive. My solution? Take an ‘oldie but favorite’ summer dress and reconstruct it into an apron...Viola! It was effortless and I looked great from beginning to end. Fast forward to the introduction of Thimble and Bodkin. Thimble and Bodkin aprons are original designs inspired by vintage and modern apparel.

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  • Mecca Perry

    Owner, Director Of All Areas

    I've worn many hats in my life. Currently, professional cook, event planner and designer are on the dome. A self taught designer that has experienced the falls, scraps and bandaids of the business. -Mecca

  • Mecca Perry

    Owner, Director Of All Areas

    I've worn many hats in my life. Currently, professional cook, event planner and designer are on the dome. A self taught designer that has experienced the falls, scraps and bandaids of the business. -Mecca

Shop policies

Last updated on August 27, 2021
Welcome to Thimble and Bodkin!

I’m passionate about culinary arts and as I'm a professional cook by trade. I love to host and cook for friends and family. With this in mind, evidentially I found myself looking a little messy after cooking. I began taking some of my ‘oldie but favorite’ dresses and reconstructing them into aprons, Viola! It was effortless and I looked great from beginning to end. Fast-forward 2 years…the introduction of Thimble and Bodkin, by the way. Thimble and Bodkin aprons are original designs and patterns created in-house by Mecca Perry.

Accepted payment methods

Paypal Mastercard Visa American Express Discover Apple Pay Klarna Giftcard
Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept exchanges
Contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 30 days of delivery
I don't accept returns or cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
  • Items on sale
Returns and exchange details
It is our goal to make our customers happy. Please let us know if something is not to your liking. I would like to be given the opportunity to correct the issue.

Exchanges are accepted if shipped back within 5 days of receipt of the product and in the same condition in which you received (not been worn, or washed, or dry cleaned)

Exchanges are processed after item to be exchanged is received.

Please send me a convo if there is a problem with your item. Allow me the opportunity to correct the matter, before leaving negative feedback.
I accept credit cards through Etsy Direct Pay, Etsy Gift Cards and Paypal for purchases. I reserve the right to cancel a sale due to lack of payment or questionable feedback at any time. If an item has been reserved specifically for you, please make payment within 24 hours. After that time, the item will no longer be on reserve for you. Thank you.
~YOUR ORDER WILL BE SHIPPED: Within 1-3 business days, once the payment clears. If you place an order on the weekend, it will ship on the next scheduled business day.

~For Domestic orders, it will be shipped either first class mail with tracking, or Priority mail with tracking, depending on the weight. First class is usually 3-5 days, within the United States. Priority Mail is usually 2-3 days.

~For International orders, it will be shipped via USPS first class mail, unless the buyer request another method at an additional expense.

~Custom orders are shipped out 2-3 weeks from date of purchase

~I ship worldwide. Unfortunately I have no control over customs fees, duties, or taxes (sorry I can't cover these cost). If you are outside of the United States, please allow 6-10 business days for your order to arrive.

~Thimble and Bodkin is NOT liable for orders delayed or undelivered by your postal carrier where we provide proof of shipment via the tracking number provided by USPS.

~ Each apron is neatly wrapped in a plastic retail bag to protect the fabric. It is shipped in a water proof shipping envelope. Packing slips and receipts are not included in our shipments! If this is a gift being sent to a recipient, please note in your order as we will include a gift card with your name at no additional cost.
If you want a special gift wrapping, please include in notes, no additional cost
Additional policies and FAQs
Thank you so much!!! Please leave a feedback!

If you are interested in carrying Thimble and Bodkin aprons in your store or bakery, etc please contact me via Etsy conversation.

My work studio is pet free and smoke free.

If you are interested in a custom order, please contact me. I will be happy to discuss your request.

If you have a dress or skirt that you no longer wear, but can’t seem to part from it. Make it an apron! (that's how I got started) Send me a message and let me know if you would like a full or half apron.

MEDIA REQUESTS: For any media (magazine, online blog reviews, TV or print advertising), please contact Thimbleandbodkin (at) gmail with details of your request, image requirements and deadlines. We love to participate and welcome the opportunity.

Copyright Notice: Artwork, Photographs and Listing Images are copyrighted © 2010-2019 Ann Perry Designs /Thimble and Bodkin and cannot be used without permission.

Updated 08/27/21