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 cotton sack to exuberantly patterned and colorful bags that were repurposed into frocks, aprons, and quilts by thrifty housewives in the first half of the twentieth century. Extensive imagery and at-scale reproductions of these fabrics create an inspiring sourcebook of pattern and color--and offer a welcome visit to the days of yesteryear.
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Linzee Kull McCray
Linzee Kull McCray's curiosity has led her to explore a variety of vocational paths, including a career in journalism that gave her a great excuse to ask questions. After 13 years as a writer and editor, Linzee began freelancing on topics such as textiles, craft, and art. Besides writing for Moda's Cutting Table blog, Linzee has written for American Quilt Retailer, Modern Patchwork, Quilt Sampler, and more.Visit Linzee's website
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