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Nat Geo
June 29, 2009, 5:42 am
Filed under: Feedsacks, Green, Handmade Revolution, Life | Tags: , , ,

natgeo_feedsack

The BirdDog Press is on holiday June 28th – July 8th. We are recharging our inspiration batteries. In the meantime, we leave you with this feedsack advertisement from the December 1947 National Geographic, No. 6, Volume XCII

The copy underneath reads :

From the Feed Store, Now a Fashion Emporium, Comes Sackcloth for Colorful Dresses
Many a poultryman has overstocked mash to please his wife. “Give me that one in pink,” says she, pointing to a mountain of 100-pound bags. At no extra cost she gets fine-quality, ready-to-sew cotton prints.

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This is awesome! How did you find this?!?

Comment by Kim

Wish I could remember exactly, but I’ve done exhaustive searches online for information on feedsack memories from the real people who bought and used them, the stories and the sewing. I recall a mention of this “Ad” and then I did a search on eBay for that Nat Geo issue and found it!

Comment by Allison Bozeman




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