Feedsack dresses

Feedsack dresses

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Google Image Result for http://politicsoffashionuiuc.files.wordpress.com/2011/11/clothes-rationing-31.jpg

1932 ad for day dresses. Loving the cuts, details, and prints!

1932 ad for day dresses. Loving the cuts, details, and prints!

Mothers and young women sewed lovely dresses from feedsacks in the 40s.  It was an early way of practicing what we now call "repurposing."

Mothers and young women sewed lovely dresses from feedsacks in the 40s. It was an early way of practicing what we now call "repurposing."

A good way to revamp an old sweater

3/24 22時から 残りわずか*「french」花レースをあしらったニットトップス|cawaii

A good way to revamp an old sweater

Children's Play Space by Toshiko Horiuchi. Crochet, knotting & other methods. Location: Takino Suzuran Hillside National Park, Sapporo, Japan

Children's Play Space by Toshiko Horiuchi. Crochet, knotting & other methods. Location: Takino Suzuran Hillside National Park, Sapporo, Japan

H Bar C Shirts

H Bar C Shirts

As the Great Depression gave way to World War II, families extended out this commitment to ingenuity and thriftiness, and sack dresses became something not just for the impoverished families, but everyone.

As the Great Depression gave way to World War II, families extended out this commitment to ingenuity and thriftiness, and sack dresses became something not just for the impoverished families, but everyone.

Detail of Schiaparelli Circus jacket

Detail of Schiaparelli Circus jacket

Hands On Hemp — Reusable Produce Bags and Bulk Bags: Cloth Sacks have been around a long time!

Hands On Hemp — Reusable Produce Bags and Bulk Bags: Cloth Sacks have been around a long time!

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