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.

Black Maxi Sack dress. This dress can be worn in more than 20 different ways, and one size fits all! Maxi SACKdresses are CUSTOM hemmed to your height. #maxi #maxidress #sackdress #sack #long #onesize #onesizefitsall #etsy #custom #eco #ecofashion #economical #plussize #maternity #beach #coverup #greatgifts #straps #black

Black Maxi Sack dress. This dress can be worn in more than 20 different ways, and one size fits all! Maxi SACKdresses are CUSTOM hemmed to your height. #maxi #maxidress #sackdress #sack #long #onesize #onesizefitsall #etsy #custom #eco #ecofashion #economical #plussize #maternity #beach #coverup #greatgifts #straps #black

60s sack dress True vintage sixties sack dress--this is one of my fav pieces ever! It's truly stunning in person. Pretty red rick-rack trim adorns every edge. The top has wide sleeves & cinched in waist. The skirt has slots on both side. Dress is unlined. 100% Cotton; made in Greece. Good Condition; small stain near hem & small flaws on trim. No size marked; bust 34", waist 22-28", length 47". Vintage Dresses Midi

60s sack dress

60s sack dress True vintage sixties sack dress--this is one of my fav pieces ever! It's truly stunning in person. Pretty red rick-rack trim adorns every edge. The top has wide sleeves & cinched in waist. The skirt has slots on both side. Dress is unlined. 100% Cotton; made in Greece. Good Condition; small stain near hem & small flaws on trim. No size marked; bust 34", waist 22-28", length 47". Vintage Dresses Midi

Period: 18th Century - Sack dress Material: Embroidered Thai silk, dyed lace, decorative flowers

Period: 18th Century - Sack dress Material: Embroidered Thai silk, dyed lace, decorative flowers

The Fascinating History of Flour Sack Dresses - Old Photo Archive: Times were lean in the Great Depression and families across the nation aimed to do more with what they did have.  One of the most interesting stories from this era is the curious case of how flour and feed sack companies began printing patterns on their bags!  Click to learn more about this fascinating history...

The Fascinating History of Flour Sack Dresses - Old Photo Archive: Times were lean in the Great Depression and families across the nation aimed to do more with what they did have. One of the most interesting stories from this era is the curious case of how flour and feed sack companies began printing patterns on their bags! Click to learn more about this fascinating history...

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

Project Runway Contestants Tackle Burlap

Short Cotton Jersey Knit Teal Colored SACK Dress

Short Cotton Jersey Knit Teal Colored SACK Dress

Short Cotton Jersey Knit Hot Pink Colored SACK Dress  This dress can be worn in more than 20 different ways, and one size fits all!  Buy it on Etsy for $20!  #short #sackdress #sack #onesize #onesizefitsall #etsy #custom #fashion #eco #ecofashion #economical #plussize #maternity #beach #coverup #greatgifts #madeinva #madeintheusa #handmade #straps #pink #hotpink #white #cotton

Hot Pink Cotton Interlock Knit Convertible 'SACK dress'

Short Cotton Jersey Knit Hot Pink Colored SACK Dress This dress can be worn in more than 20 different ways, and one size fits all! Buy it on Etsy for $20! #short #sackdress #sack #onesize #onesizefitsall #etsy #custom #fashion #eco #ecofashion #economical #plussize #maternity #beach #coverup #greatgifts #madeinva #madeintheusa #handmade #straps #pink #hotpink #white #cotton

Pinterest
Search