Feed Sacks: The Colourful History of a Frugal Fabric
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FeedSacks: The ColourfulHistory of a Frugal Fabric (2016)
Feedsacks are the perfect example of a utilitarian product turned into something beautiful. Author Linzee Kull McCray explores the history of the humble feedsack, from a plain burlap or cotton sack to exuberantly patterned and colourfulbags that were repurposed into frocks, aprons and quilts by thrifty housewives in the first half of the 20th century. Extensive imagery and at-scale reproductions of these fabrics create an inspiring sourcebook of pattern and colour—and offer a welcome visit to a slower-paced way of life.
Volume F in the UPPERCASE Encyclopedia of Inspiration.