Heidi, this collection is fabulous! Love all the colors and prints; looking forward to making something like the Jot It Down Organizer with it. What a great “memory” theme. I too love to watch old movies, they bring back grand memories of my young years. Love the fabric patterns, so pastel and sweet. And what a fantastic back story — I couldn’t imagine what Date Night meant, but your description is so charming – and I love that you were able to make that calendar you wanted! Congratulations, this is obviously going to be huge. This line is really sweet. I love the little personal touch to the calendar piece.
Old antique cans
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Selvage width is Dating to the Liberty Fabric Vintage ‘s Open Feedsack Cotton Fabric TULIPS DAISIES Red Pink Blue White 36″ Wide x 42″ Long InvA.
According to an article I read on the Navajo Times website, the Cortez Milling Company in Colorado produces , pound bags that are primarily sold in the Navajo Nation. Only 1 available and it’s in 3 people’s Organic Blue Corn Masa Flour is a finely textured, bluish-purple powder made from ground blue posole, a treated and ready-to-cook blue corn.
Since , Blue Bird Corporation has continued to set industry standards with its innovative design and manufacturing capabilities. From magazines and books to maps and thorough advanced substance, Where gives all that you need from a nearby point of view. The bluebird on the flour bag is captivating to look at because these creatures play an important nature spirit in the traditions of many Native American cultures.
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Feed Sack Shopping Bags
Offering here a very pretty unopened vintage feedsack. There are no holes in this one but there are a few little dots next to one of the baskets. It does not appear to be a stain and is most likely a bit of extra color that is just in the wrong place. Otherwise on the one bottom corner there are some gray are dark lines or marks which has been pointed out in the pictures.
If the word “feedsack” conjures up thoughts of burlap, then you probably weren’t around Trestain, Eileen Jahnke, Dating Fabrics: A Color Guide –
Great vintage rescue – I am sure it will be very treasured. I always love to see which happy dance clip you will share next. This dog is hilarious. Have a great weekend. Personally, this “dog dance” could turn me off permanently from your blogand I actually don’t like any of the “whoop-whoop” dances. Just me, I do love you though. The vintage quilt piano shot looks really cool. The quilt is lovely. I never know how to finish quilting those vintage tops That’s why, I think, a lot of them still exist.
What a treasure!
During the tough economic times of the Great Depression, housewives needed new ways to produce what their families needed, including clothing. So they looked around the house—and even the barn—for extra fabric they could turn into dresses, aprons, or shirts. Female workers pose with sacks of flour in the grounds of a British mill during WWI.
Appliqued piece created from vintage and recycled fabrics which are deconstructed and meticulosly fused together using different texile techniques.
Auctions can MapRecord Publications has provided the internet’s most complete listing of antique map dealers since I find many of my items at various places — estate sales, tag sales and at my local Super Store Goodwill. Online Antique and Collectibles Mall – over a half-million vintage antiques and collectible items for sale on-line. Dealing in antique maps and prints has been a family business for 40 years. You may find us YouTube : Brian DiMambro, Antiquarian Being known as top dollar antique dealers in NJ, offers competitive prices, antique appraisals, and full estate liquidation services.
Print: See if you can buy one of the titles listed in Books to get you into the subject, or track them down in your local library – for collecting, try Francis J. Others are rare antique maps, part of the collection by an exclusive arrangement with the Osher Map Library. Peter Harrington specialises in selling and buying the finest quality original first editions, signed, rare and antiquarian books, library sets, maps and original artwork.
You’ll find that this site offers one of the largest selections of original antique maps and prints available anywhere on the web.
Vintage Feedsack and Flour Sack Fabric
Date made: maker: Overall, Mrs. Dorothy. Place Made: United States: Kansas, Caldwell. Physical Description: cotton fabric and thread (overall material).
Blue bird flour bag Blue bird flour bag. A cottage industry has resulted from the flour sacks and you can find a lot of hand-crafted items made from The colorful cloth sacks find their way into clothing and bags after the flour is long gone. In the winter we watch for their family foraging flocks to visit our meadow on sunny days Ceramic Blue Bird Feeder. Packing size – g Pouch Basic uses Everything High quality Polar inspired bags by independent artists and designers from around the world.
Non-Native Birds and Bird Diseases: Understand the impact that non-native birds have on native birds in your area. However, I found no difference in using this flour compared to other flours I’ve used in the past for Artisan breads. With the invention of the sewing machine, fabric bags could be produced that would hold the products and be less bulky to transport and store. Packaged in a cellophane bag and tied with Deer Christmas Towel Flour Sack – Bring nostalgic charm to the kitchen with these flour sacks.
I stumbled across a post about Blue Bird Flour Sacks on another blog with a link to your blog about this challenge. The birds love it! I took this photo only a few minutes after I put the cake out, and there has been a steady stream of feathery visitors ever since. Blue Horizon actually delivers to Durango on Fridays, so all we have to do is drive to Durango, which saves money and time!
This eliminates the need to go to Cortez and therefore the Blue Bird flour run. Shelf-Life: Stores for 1 year in a sealed 12 ounce and 50 pound bag under ideal storage conditions cool, dry place.
Feed Sack Quilt History: Feedsacks, Frugal and Fun
Sep 04, · The majority of vintage cloth-covered buttons were round and or vintage farm collection, and learning how to date old milk cans is very useful. We carry feedsacks, vintage and antique cotton fabric, rayons.
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Another special piece from my vintage collection is this quilt done in the Triple Irish Chain pattern. Masterfully pieced, this quilt has many extras that make it stand out from others of its kind. And all these colors, along with the patchwork piecing, pop right out of the pale peach background. Helping with the diagonal focus are the solid bright yellow patches, strategically placed to run across the quilt, right through the middle of the solid blocks.
If my eyes put the bright yellow right next to the pale peach, I see a dissonance, so I am quite impressed that this quilter could see that the finished quilt would be quite powerful using these two fabrics.
A Guide to Identifying and Dating Antique Quilts Barbara Brackman Children of the Depression remember saving the string pulled from feedsack seams Log Cabins and Crazy Quilts were bound, hemmed or mfl’led with no backing fabric.
W elcome to my weekly fashion blog post. Each week I will discuss a female garment, fashion trend or influencer from the age of photography s through the 20th century. My goal is to educate family researchers and genealogists about the clothing worn by our ancestors. Dating photographs is an issue we all struggle with as family archivists. The original article was written in May The article contains some wonderful information about the history of the feedsack, or flour sack, dress as well as some great historical photographs.
Unfortunately, none of the photographs have source information so it is hard to tell whether they are in the public domain or whether the author has permission to use the images.
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Feedsack fashion officially got its start in But in the 2nd quarter of the 20th century manufacturers came up with a fresh way to turn this fact to their additional advantage. Plain sacks were a commodity, but by offering sacks in various prints and solid colors manufacturers could differentiate themselves from the competition and create loyalty. It would take three identical sacks to make a dress, four to make a bed sheet, and the farmer just might be induced to buy more that way.
Double chain quilt made of cotton and feedsack prints, circa , Southern Ohio. Quilted with 10 stitches per inch. It has a thin batting, white back and a narrow white binding. And so U. Patent , filed on October 29, by Asa T. Plant Milling Co. Crescent Flour and Feed Company of Springfield, MO, was the first to market their products in the bright printed bags. In order for women to use these bags they first had to remove the label.
Recipes for doing this were treasured and exchanged wherever woman gathered.