Win a Vintage Bird Cage Apron and Oven Gauntlet from ICTC

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Images from ICTC

Some new textiles can make a real difference to your kitchen and how you feel when you cook.

I am delighted to have 2 sets of these very chic panel aprons (RRP £21) and an oven gauntlet (RRP £14.75) to give away from ICTC, who design and make all their textiles in the UK.

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  1. I love this design. Very vintage but very elegant too. The style of the apron is adorable.

  2. It’s so pretty I’d have to have friends round to show it off so I’d try out a new recipe

  3. I would bake a cake.

  4. I’d bake chocolate fudge cookies

  5. Macaroons

  6. My famous carrot cake ^_^ yum yum

  7. a nice roast dinner!

  8. Rachel Smith says:

    would have to be a nice big cake or a pie for the family :)

  9. Veronica Still says:

    Love the Apron would be great when i’m baking

  10. Tracy Nixon says:


  11. Hannah Oneill says:

    A banana cake

  12. Keshia Esgate says:

    So pretty

  13. Lisa Buckley says:

    Fantastic, love the design!

  14. Lisa Buckley says:

    I’d bake lemon drizzle cake :-)

  15. Cris Curran says:

    I’d have to bake some blueberry muffins! @cricrinapoli1

  16. Ratatouille.

  17. Karen Davey says:

    fruit scones , so i could serve them as an afternoon tea while still wearing my fabby pinny !!

  18. Samantha Holloway says:

    I would cook something that would not stain if it got spilt on the apron.

  19. Natasha Male says:

    all my christmas baking!! Mince pies, mini tarts & of course Turkey!

  20. Kathryn Morris says:

    pretty cupcakes!

  21. I would bake cakes and pies.


    You would just HAVE to make maccarons in this apron! <3

  23. Carrot Cake :)

  24. Deborah Munn says:

    Apple Pie as I have a glutton of cooking apples.

  25. Amy Beckett says:

    Cherry Pie

  26. Posh roast dinner with apple crumble and custard

  27. I’d be baking a Christmas cake!

  28. Sohadre Anirood says:

    Rich chocolate cake definitely

  29. tamalyn roberts says:

    i would make my boyfriend some steak!!

  30. Charlotte Ingham says:

    Muffins :)

  31. Cakes!


    A gorgeous roast dinner

  33. Tanya Camilleri says:

    The design is beautiful! I’d make a lemon drizzle cake – my fave at the moment!

  34. jennifer thorpe says:

    cakes for afternoon tea

  35. Anthony Webster says:

    Sunday roast

  36. Jo Glasspool says:

    Bread x

  37. Sharon mead says:

    rum babas

  38. Kayleigh Beirne says:

    Vegetable lasagne

  39. katie smith says:

    I would wear it for all cooking. But to celebrate my new apron i would make some red velvet cupcakes. Yum!

  40. nicola heap says:

    a cake

  41. Tammy Tudor says:

    Chocolate cupcakes

  42. Christmas dinner!

  43. Helen Thurston says:

    something that washes out easily and doesn’t stain! Probably some vanilla cupcakes or cookies.

  44. melanie stirling says:

    All my family meals.

  45. A chocolate cake.

  46. lemon drizzle cake

  47. Caroline H says:

    It would have to be cupcakes with frosting and decorations in vintage colours and styles

  48. Karen Scammell says:

    A lovely roast dinner then some cake to share with the neighbours

  49. lorraine stone says:

    I think that wearing the apron would call for Lemon and Lavender fondant fancies.

  50. Carol Peace says:

    Christmas dinner and then afterwards I would wear it all the time I am cooking

  51. elizabeth barnes says:

    I definitely would not wear this to cook in it is way to gorgeous
    I would wear it to welcome my guests as it will be a good conversation started
    also I would love the envious stares of my sisters lol.

  52. Georgina Ball says:

    Everything! I love it!!!!

  53. Christmas Cookies!

  54. Johannah Sangster says:

    brownies brownie brownies

  55. Jackie ONeill says:

    Victoria sponge

  56. faye huntington says:

    gammon!! with love, faye xx

  57. wayne sheppard says:

    a nice meal for my girlfiend, it would make her laugh me wearing this to lol

  58. stacy sorrell says:

    pineapple upside down cake yummy

  59. Probably the sunday roast, look all posh whilst cooking it x

  60. Catherine Williams says:

    Something posh from one of Nigella’s cookbooks

  61. Hazel Christopher says:

    I would bake cakes with my little boy.

  62. I’d bake cupcakes and macarons

  63. Rachael Barratt says:

    It’s gorgeous! I feel I should make a proper sunday roast in it!

  64. esme mccrubb says:

    chocolate cake

  65. nicola james says:


  66. Cupcakes

  67. Jane Paddey says:

    A roast dinner with all the trimmings

  68. Kathryn Tatters says:

    My family favourite Chicken Curry :-)

  69. Nothing!
    I’d just walk around the house in it, I LOVE IT

  70. Clint Howat says:


  71. Tracey Turner says:

    My home made lasagne :-)

  72. macaroons

  73. I would make my Minion cakes! I can’t stop making them!

  74. Ursula Hunt says:

    I would bake a chocolate cream cake in my new Apron

  75. Dave McKay says:

    I would have to cook Roast chicken stuffed with haggis.

  76. Paul Chadwick says:

    it would be perfect for when i’m baking bread.

  77. Hannah Bee Griffin says:

    I bake alot at the moment, I love finding new recipes and putting my own twist on it, so I would be baking cakes, bread and the Sunday lunch wearing this

  78. Stacey Carnell says:

    Cookies and cupcakes! :)

  79. I’d cook something that didn’t get the apron messed up!

  80. Apple pie.

  81. very chic, think would need to be food for a dinner party

  82. Christopher Phillips says:

    I would bake a Victoria Sponge

  83. david bernie says:

    roast chic- in!

  84. Angela Burgess says:

    I’d cook an upside down cake when wearing this apron.

  85. kelli flanagan says:

    Love it, I would cook a roast dinner with all the trimmings

  86. Kate Bruce says:

    In this chic apron I think I would have to cook something traditional and simple but tasty. Perhaps home made steak pie with gravy and seasoned rosemary roast potatoes.

  87. Victoria Morrison says:

    A pie for the boyfriend to start! Followed by sweet treats like muffins for the office x

  88. I wouldn’t be out of the kitchen if I won this!! Chocolate cake would be my first though!!

  89. Heather Smith says:

    I’d bake cookies and cupcakes x

  90. christine shelley says:

    I think I’ll make some sweets- something frivolous

  91. julie laing says:


  92. Cajun chicken with honey roasted vegetables

  93. I have a fantastic saffron potato recipe that is a bit messy, apron would be perfect.

  94. Lorne Bedford says:

    WOW! This looks a lovely set!! I’d wear it everytime I cooked x

  95. kellyjo walters says:

    everything I would wear it every day… a nice quiche

  96. EMMA WALTERS says:


  97. Rebecca Parke says:

    Fruit scones or victoria sponge!

  98. Emma Ellams says:

    All my cooking as I start to cook all my meals from scratch :)

  99. I would bake a big indulgent chocolate cake

  100. Meryl Rees says:

    I’d wear it for all my cooking and washing up, it’s so pretty!

  101. Pavlova


    An Angel cake

  103. Jean Bolsover says:

    Chocolate chip cookies! They always go down a treat!

  104. Rachel Gilbey says:

    Roast Chicken and Chips

  105. A great big Sunday roast!

  106. Carrie Talbot-Ashby says:

    I think I would play the dutiful wifey for once in this gorgeous Apron, make my husband his favourite dinner, steak & Jacket potatoes in my home-made spicy peppercorn sauce! I love this! ;-)

  107. apple pie!

  108. Lemon drizzle cake, yummy!

  109. mandy cove (@mandsmanc) says:

    Sheperds pie … beautiful design :)

  110. I’m making my own wedding cake!!

  111. Sue Lynette Cinato says:

    A big fat roast Mmmmmmmmm

  112. cakes

  113. Kerry Manners says:

    Chocolate fudge cake ????

  114. SO SO SO SO SO SO SO SO SO CUTE! Id dance around the kitchen in it

  115. Jacqueline Roberts says:

    The outfit retro the so the dish should be so Beef Bourguignon

  116. michelle kingsland says:

    i would be making a birthday cake for my son!!! this would match my kitchen perfectly so want to win xx

  117. katarina micallef says:

    I’ve got leftover mincemeat from the pies at Christmas so I really want to make this recipe for mincemeat doughnuts yum yum.

  118. I think I would be cooking a vegetable bake, or baking a cake first!

  119. Lisa James says:

    It would have to be my beef stew yum.

  120. Elizabeth Gurney says:

    A chocolate cake!

  121. spag bol!

  122. Emilie Stokoe says:

    I’d bake a chocolate brownie cheesecake – its the mother in laws favourite!

  123. Jakki Bradshaw says:

    I would wear it when cooking anything! But it would seem appropriate to bake a cake :)

  124. Laura Wilce says:

    I’d have to cook something that isn’t messy because I wouldn’t actually want to splash the apron!
    Probably a lamb’s lettuce salad with baked goats cheese and walnuts.

  125. Creme Brule and Cupcakes!

  126. zoe matthewman says:

    A lovely gooey chocolate cake

  127. Helen Tyler says:

    I would make a nice pasta dish

  128. Graeme Macmillan says:

    A dinner for nice guests

  129. Peter Davidson says:

    My wife ordered me to enter this she loves the apron and promises? to cook a super minted lamb shank

  130. such a pretty apron elegance while cooking great

  131. tamya lynn says:

    has to be chicken cobbler

  132. Karolina Piklowska says:

    Pasta for my BF !

  133. Amy Jacobson says:

    I’d love to be cooking chocolate fudge cake!

  134. Jessica Wilde says:

    A nice key lime pie…Mmmm…

  135. sarah fleck says:

    Lasagne :-D

  136. Jane Davies says:

    Spinach and Feta Cheese Pie ! Thanks :)

  137. SARAH JONES says:

    a good old fashioned swiss roll!

  138. The prize is too beautiful to use everyday but I would feel the need to show them off. I would cook for friends some vintage food such as cheese and pineapple sticks, classic Victoria sponge, cupcakes and much more.????

  139. Fiona Gillis says:

    This apron is so lovely!

  140. Sarahann Tonner says:

    I would bake a Victoria Sponge!

  141. Saran Benjamin says:

    A fresh cream Victoria Sponge

  142. Susan Joyce Rogers says:

    definitely for baking lovely cakes!

  143. Emma Lewis says:

    I’d try chilli. I’m trying to improve it.

  144. natalie zindani says:

    Anything using icing sugar so I am not covered in it :)

  145. leanne williams says:


  146. Sarah Tilley says:

    classic victoria sponge

  147. Stephanie Burchatt says:

    anything & everything; I love it!

  148. ria anderson says:

    Parma ham and sun dried tomato risotto

  149. Amanda Barnes says:

    Rice Pudding

  150. To cook breakfast for my B&B guests…….then serve, it would b a great asking point.

  151. Sarah Mcknight says:

    Steak followed by cheesecake :)

  152. a whole batch of different tray bakes….brownies, lemon crunch, bakewell slices, coconut jam sponges and apple crumble slices.

  153. Helen Talboys says:

    A Roast dinner :)

  154. claire slater says:

    chocolate cake

  155. Chocolate brownies or muffins!

  156. sheila bound says:

    This apron reminds me of Mum’s home baking so I would have to have a good old fashioned baking session. Cakes , scones and my favourite rum and raisin tart. Now I feel hungry.

  157. Lynsey Ward says:

    A nice lemon meringue pie

  158. Hannah Lawrence (Lewenstein) says:

    Cookies and cakes!!

  159. A banana cake!

  160. stephanie lovatt says:

    A yummy lasagne

  161. Karen Whittaker says:

    Victoria Sponge cake

  162. Lauren Clayton says:

    Something as elegant as this calls for macaroons!

  163. Diana Semionova says:

    Would bake vanilla cupcakes :}

  164. ayla brassington says:


  165. Lisa Sands says:

    Baking with the kids :) xx

  166. Lisa Ellison says:

    It would have to be cupcakes and then make them pretty.

  167. Danika Lloyd says:

    Beef stew & dumplings

  168. Gemma Snell says:

    Id bake some scrummy strawberry cupcakes :)

  169. Mark Palmer says:

    A Sunday roast

  170. Vicky coy Thompson says:

    Wow sexy baking :)

  171. Banana Loaf

  172. leanne Knapman says:

    Something easy so I didn’t get it dirty!

  173. Carrot cake

  174. I can’t believe I’ve just fallen in love with an Apron !!!

  175. I would cook butternut squash soup wearing this Apron

  176. Kay Gerken says:

    Dinner for my husband

  177. gareth bennett says:

    A good old Lasagne, And yes, I would wear it! lol

  178. Kerry Kilmister says:

    i would have to bake a traditional apple pie with a sweet pastry crust.

  179. katie skeoch says:

    A tasty stew for the cold nights x

  180. caroline robinson says:

    i would make caramel shortbread just like my granny used to make

  181. Alison Barker says:

    Chocolate cake

  182. Boiled beef and carrots

  183. Maria Jane Knight says:

    I would host a dinner party to show off the gorgeous design on these, and I would cook a delicious Salmon fillet dinner with new potatoes, spinach and baby sweetcorn.

  184. Janice Street says:

    I would wear this when I cook for my next dinner party. It is so sophisticated and much classier than my ordinary aprons.

  185. Such a cute apron and gloves – almost seems a shame to dirty it. Maybe some glamorous posing, wine in hand is what it’s really for ;)

    Thanks for the chance to win.

  186. stephanie campbell says:

    everything but would probably start by baking fudge

  187. Nicole Charleston says:


  188. NIGEL HILL says:

    a sunday roast

  189. alison broadhurst says:

    a Sunday roast x

  190. Kristy Leanne Brown says:

    A lovely steak dinner for the hubster – the way to his heart!

  191. Joanna Sawka says:

    a chinease stir fry

  192. amy scullion says:

    I would bake some scones :)

  193. barbara s says:

    I lve making blueberry muffins

  194. A Victoria sponge

  195. Sammy Fairman says:

    Chocolate fudge cake

  196. Anna-Marie Donnelly says:

    A lemon souffle..very chick lol

  197. Georgia Keogh says:

    A rainbow-coloured sponge cake with matching rainbow-coloured icing and sprinkles :D

  198. roast chicken :D

  199. Anne Hughes says:

    I would cook something really vintage-style, like vol-au-vents for starters, followed by beef goulash for main course and then maybe Black Forest Gateau for dessert. Then I would invite my friends round just show I could show off my new vintage apron.

  200. It would have to be something classic like a roast dinner and victoria sponge cake :)

  201. Patricia Whittaker says:

    A chicken curry for a few friends

  202. Sylvia Paul says:

    I would cook my favourite chocolate brownies.

  203. Clare Duiker says:

    I’d make a batch of my grandmas soda bread.

  204. Everything from Thai chicken curry, Spanish omelette to Morrocon lamb tagine!

  205. Beef wellington, new potatoes and mangetout

  206. Holly Boyd says:

    This makes me want to cook a pot roast, not that I have any idea how to even go about it lol.

  207. Cyra Bellamy says:

    Chocolate brownies

  208. Helen Aiken says:

    I think I’d want to do some baking wearing this apron – Maybe some Amsterdam Caramel Cookies. Yummy!

  209. A chocolate cake with whipped ganache… topped with raspberries :)

  210. Sam Furniss says:

    I would bake a lemon meringue pie, it’s my favourite!

  211. Helen Atkins says:

    Fairy cakes

  212. My signature cherry and Amaretto brownies!

  213. a lovely roast dinner with all the trimmings

  214. Elaine Braker says:

    Apple flapjacks. Yum!

  215. I would make my family a Shepard’s pie with broccoli and baby carrots. Followed by a home made chocolate fudge cake

  216. Really different – could almost go out in it!!

  217. Leah Rolland says:

    As myself and my partner are currently looking to move into our first home together in april/may,
    This will be worn while making our first meal in our new place :)

  218. Sheena Read says:

    The pattern is lovely and the style of the apron would make me want to do chores just to be able to wear it.

  219. Jennie Settle says:

    What a beautiful pattern and design. It would make you want to wear it all the time and stay in the kitchen :)

  220. emma deeley says:

    I would bake a traditional Victoria sponge cake with cream and jam.

  221. Marina Frow says:

    I would feel like a goddess in this so I would have to make something divine, raspberry pavlova it is then!

  222. Sheila Reeves says:

    some delicious cupcakes – I love this design!

  223. Becky John says:

    I’d bake a boiled fruitcake

  224. Andrea Williams says:

    A joint birthday cake for my husband and granddaughter

  225. Caroline Virgo says:

    I would bake a classic Victoria Sandwich :D

  226. Alexander Winton says:


  227. I’d love to surprise my husband with his favorite dinner! :)

  228. jane greenfield says:

    some fairy cakes for the kids

  229. Susan Carruthers says:

    I’d bake a Coffee and Walnut Cake

  230. I’d bake a Victoria Sponge.

  231. Sarah Pybus says:

    This would inspire me to whip up some Double Chocolate Brownies :-)

  232. I’d do so e vintage cake baking xx

  233. Melissa Kelly says:

    Homemade Chicken and Dumplings – My nan’s recipe!

  234. Stephanie Thornley says:

    a chocolate cake

  235. Dawn Totton says:

    Some yummy cupcakes.

  236. Wow, that is absolutely stunning.

  237. sarah edwards says:

    Fish & Chips!

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