The famous ” Feed sack dress” – 1940s ration fashion -- when the flour companies learned that the poor in the dust bowl were sewing flour bags together to make dresses and other clothing for the children, they began selling their flour in different decorative bags with flowers and such things printed on them so that the "clothing" made would be a bit more attractive and fun.

famous ”feed sack dress” - when the flour companies learned that the poor in the Dust Bowl were sewing flour bags together to make dresses and clothing for children, they began selling their flour in decorative bags

The Feed Sack Dress | Va-Voom Vintage with Brittany

Va-Voom Vintage The Feed Sack Dress - Feed sack dresses were a brilliant idea at the time.

Period: 18th Century - Sack dress Material: Embroidered thai silk, dyed lace, decorative flowers, the marschallin!!

Period: Century - Sack dress Material: Embroidered thai silk, dyed lace, decorative flowers, the marschallin!

Feed sack dress (This look is much nicer than the garbage on the racks in Department stores these days. Designers.....get with the program! Stop patting yourselves on the back for the "Ultimate Ugly" look! --bw)

This young girl wears a feed sack dress, which many women made and wore during the depression. When the feed companies realized this, they started printing floral prints on the feed sacks!

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DIY Clay Leaf Bowls (designers block)

Flour sack dress from the 1930's

little girl's dresses were made with flour sacks. I won a fashion show in a ruffled flour sack dress, my Mom made, when I was

Project Runway burlap sack dress. I love the bottom of this dress!

Project Runway Contestants Tackle Burlap

vintage flour sack dress, has adjustable snaps at the waist converting it into a maternity dress!

Gosh I can't remember when I bought this, but I know I didn't realize what it was at the time - a flour sack maternity dress.

Urban Renewal Remade Corduroy Sack Dress - Urban Outfitters

Shop Urban Renewal Remade Corduroy Sack Dress at Urban Outfitters today. We carry all the latest styles, colors and brands for you to choose from right here.

Feedsack Dresses

Feedsack Dresses and Fabric

Entire article, books, etc about feed sack dresses. "My 85 year old mom tells about wearing dresses made from feed sack material in the People think that sounds terribly quaint, but it was.

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