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Finding history in bags

Presentation on historic uses of cloth bags to be held on July 12

June 30, 2014
The Daily Freeman Journal

Do you remember cloth flour sacks, feed sacks, or seed sacks and that there were patterns on them? Mothers would wash these cloth bags and make beautiful dresses and shirts for their children. Smaller unused pieces would be salvaged and placed into quilts to keep you warm in the winter months.

 
 

 

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