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

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

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.

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.

Feed Sack Dresses | Flour Sack Dresses & Aprons, Rural Life in The 30's and 40's

Feed Sack Dresses | Flour Sack Dresses & Aprons, Rural Life in The 30's and 40's

newborn girl personalized gown, baby girl, matching sister set, newborn pictures, newborn baby girl take me home set-chevron-pink-baby dress

newborn girl personalized gown, baby girl, matching sister set, newborn pictures, newborn baby girl take me home set-chevron-pink-baby dress

The Amazing History of Flour Sack Dresses (15 Photos)

The Amazing History of Flour Sack Dresses (15 Photos)

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

Project Runway Contestants Tackle Burlap

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

The Feed Sack Dress | Va-Voom Vintage with Brittany

The Feed Sack Dress | Va-Voom Vintage with Brittany

After flour companies realized women were using their cotton bags to make dresses for their daughters, they started adding colorful inks and patterns!  1939

After flour companies realized women were using their cotton bags to make dresses for their daughters, they started adding colorful inks and patterns! 1939

Chicken Feed Sack Dresses | ... chicken feed sack. Most of our dresses are made from feed sacks too

Chicken Feed Sack Dresses | ... chicken feed sack. Most of our dresses are made from feed sacks too

Dresses fashioned from old time feed sacks

Dresses fashioned from old time feed sacks

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)

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)

Urban Renewal Remade Corduroy Sack Dress

Urban Renewal Remade Corduroy Sack Dress

Many of the flour sacks went beyond clothing patterns and had cutouts to help struggling families make stuffed animals for their children.

Many of the flour sacks went beyond clothing patterns and had cutouts to help struggling families make stuffed animals for their children.

* Does have pockets! This dress is not lined, but does not need a slip I tied this knot in these product images! It does not come pre tied in the bottom. (See all images) I'm 5'3 wearing size small Si

* Does have pockets! This dress is not lined, but does not need a slip I tied this knot in these product images! It does not come pre tied in the bottom. (See all images) I'm 5'3 wearing size small Si

sweet housedresses I have a couple of my grandmother's house dresses - she made hers from the same pattern she'd had since the 30's.

sweet housedresses I have a couple of my grandmother's house dresses - she made hers from the same pattern she'd had since the 30's.

1957 balenciaga sack dress

1957 balenciaga sack dress

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