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1930s Flour Sacks Featured Colorful Patterns For Women To Make Dresses

When flour manufacturers saw women turning their flour sacks into clothing, diapers, dish cloths, and more, they started packing their flour in pretty patterns. Families greatly appreciated this, as times were very hard.

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Old Photo 2 Women wearing Patterned Fabric Dresses Photograph vintage 1920s in Montana

Old Photo 2 Women wearing flour sack Fabric Dresses..... by girlcatdesign, 8.00 Etsy

When I was a kid, feed, flour and sugar came in sacks made of fabric, which mother reused to make my dresses. It was a big deal to pick out the sack you wanted for a dress when daddy bought feed.

Claudette Colbert, 1930s. #vintage #actresses #1930s She was wonderful in the WWll movie Some came home. It was a really good but sad movie/