Polka Dot- what's in a name?

Why do we call it Polka Dot?

Thanks for asking, we were curious ourselves!  And we love polka dots, big and small and all mixed up. Read on....

The upbeat answer is that multiple cultures believe polka dots are auspicious.

Polka dots are supposedly good for your wealth. ... The French, known for wearing stripes, also change things up by wearing polka dots on New Year's Day to bring them prosperity.

Well if the French do it, so should we!

We hereby declare January 1st ChezNew-ChezVous Polka Dot Apron Day. Mark your calendars and visit our site for the latest polka dot styles.

https://blog.sewvacdirect.com/fun-fabric-facts-where-did-polka-dots-get-their-name/

http://www.word-detective.com/2009/06/polka-dot/