Feed Sacks: The Colourful History of a Frugal Fabric

$50.00 CAD

Feed Sacks: The Colourful History of a Frugal Fabric
544 pages with a special dust jacket that can be unfolded and reconfigured to reveal 4 additional covers

Feed sacks are the perfect example of a utilitarian product turned into something beautiful. Author Linzee Kull McCray explores the history of the humble feed sack, from a plain burlap or cotton sack to exuberantly patterned and colourful bags that were repurposed into frocks, aprons and quilts by thrifty housewives in the first half of the 20th century. Extensive imagery and at-scale reproductions of these fabrics create an inspiring sourcebook of pattern and colour—and offer a welcome visit to a slower-paced way of life.

Designed by Janine Vangool
Volume F in the UPPERCASE Encyclopedia of Inspiration. Order the set here.
*This book will be available in the UK and Europe in January through our distributor, Central Books.
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