Posts tagged ‘feedsack’

Windham Fabrics: Flour Sack

Reproductions of 1930s-40s fabrics, especially feedsack prints, were my first love when I started sewing 10 years ago, and I still love them (though I prefer the genuine article these days). Windham‘s new Flour Sack collection is a lovely assortment of small-scale floral prints and two focus prints of flour sack labels, a must have [...]

Daily Swatch: Feathers

Vintage feedsack, from Dewitt & Co., $36. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Feathers Daily Swatch: Birds Week Daily Swatch: Feathers Daily Swatch: Feathers Daily Swatch: Feathers

Daily Swatch: South of the Border

Feedsack from nudeedudee (shop) on Flickr. These are the colors I associate most with South of the Border prints. But hold the phone — are these guys staging a cockfight?!? Let’s hope they’re just trading roosters, or maybe introducing them to each other for a fun playdate. Related posts: Daily Swatch: South of the Border [...]

Daily Swatch: South of the Border

Here is a 1940s feedsack from InWithTheOldVintage on Etsy. Like the first example I posted, the colors are atypical of vintage Mexican-themed fabrics, yet this one is sunny and striking. I’ll post more traditional colorways coming right up. {see disclaimer about these fabrics here!} Related posts: Daily Swatch: South of the Border Daily Swatch: South [...]

Daily Swatch: Strawberry Season With Guest Curator {kimmymade}

A more traditional strawberry feedsack print from the enviable collection of Niesz Vintage Fabric (shop). Related posts: Daily Swatch: Strawberry Season With Guest Curator {kimmymade} Daily Swatch: Strawberry Season With Guest Curator {kimmymade} Daily Swatch: Strawberry Season With Guest Curator {kimmymade} Daily Swatch: Strawberry Season With Guest Curator {kimmymade} Daily Swatch: Strawberry Season With Guest [...]

Daily Swatch: Strawberry Season With Guest Curator {kimmymade}

Close-up of a strawberry-studded, Pennsylvania Dutch border-print feedsack. This was made in several different colorways, including pink and blue. From the collection of {kimmymade}. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Strawberry Season With Guest Curator {kimmymade} Daily Swatch: Strawberry Season With Guest Curator {kimmymade} Daily Swatch: Strawberry Season With Guest Curator {kimmymade} Daily Swatch: Strawberry Season With [...]

Daily Swatch: Strawberry Season With Guest Curator {kimmymade}

A trio of feedsack fabrics, all featuring blue strawberries. Coloring things blue, from daisies to fruits to vegetables, is an iconic motif in vintage textiles. From the collection of {kimmymade}. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Strawberry Season With Guest Curator {kimmymade} Daily Swatch: Strawberry Season With Guest Curator {kimmymade} Daily Swatch: Strawberry Season With Guest Curator [...]

Daily Swatch: Strawberry Season With Guest Curator {kimmymade}

I believe you’ve met Kim Steckler of {kimmymade} around these parts before? I show fabrics from her enormous and amazing vintage collection often on the Daily Swatch — it seems like she and I have the same tastes and no matter what theme I pick, she always has a handful of prints that exemplify it [...]

Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Misc. Tessellations Continued – Houndstooth

Vintage feedsack floral on houndstooth background, from Dewitt & Co. (sold out). Related posts: Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Misc. Tessellations Continued – Houndstooth Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Tessellations Continued – Houndstooth Daily Swatch: Pattern Types- Misc. Tessellations – Houndstooth Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Misc. Tessellations – Houndstooth Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – [...]