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June 20, 2012

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Marcia Dobbins

Feed sacks clothed several generations of my family. They also were used to make quilts, tea towels, underclothing etc.

Karen Christian

Many years ago, I was given several everyday quilts by elderly relatives of my husband. While solid and substantial, they were not works of art. I came to appreciate some of the feedsack prints that were worked into them and wonder at the sheer ugliness of others!

Diane

Just remember: one woman's ugly is another woman's beauty! I kinda like the brown leaves & green/orange flowers!!

Danielle @ Blessed Serendipity

Linda I can't wait to see the beautiful quilt you will make from this awesome feed sack material. You are going to make a quilt right? It would be a shame not to finish the project that somebody started years ago.

Patti Tappel

What a lucky gal you are to have ALL those squares. I can't say I see an ugly one in there.

Becky

Those would make a lovely picnic quilt, or just a nice throw. I can't wait to see what you make.

Tina

Oh, Barbara! i drool.

Renee

No my dear it is not embarrassing. You are merely a middle man. More of a handler to provide the rest of us with amazing goods. I send the uglies back to the thrift. Can't really throw them away? Smiles...Renee

m

This makes me want to take out my unfinished quilt from last summer (or the summer before?) and get working. Wish I had been there to help you--sorting is one of favorite activities, in particular sorting by color, when I'm stressed, you can tell.

lynne ATL

I would love these to be able to patch an old quilt I bought at an auction recently, I would hate to patch with new fabric and these would BE PERFECT! Thanks for sharing the bounty

Heidi German

I am just astounded at the sheer number of different prints that were produced! Barbara, that might have just been THE FIND OF A LIFETIME! Thanks for sharing it! :)

Marie

I have never had any feedsack to work with although I have seen it on the internet. Very nice. Would be fun to win some.

Shara

You certainly have the Feedsack Midas touch. That is simply amazing! I bought a feedsack quilt top today in a turtle pattern. It's really just too adorable. But, it does have a couple "ugly" squares.

Diane

Beautiful and what a wonderful deal you got! I would love to have some... fingers crossed~ Hugs, Diane

whit

2,500...is that an extra zero in there? My goodie goodness. Thanks for the chance to win. I'd even take the uglies...they don't look that bad in the photo. :)

Hen

Oh golly, I am beyond jealous at your feedback fest! Why can't we buy our groceries in pretty fabric bags nowadays, that's what I want to know! Would love to rehome some of your feedback squares pretty please.
Hen x

Ruth

I am dittoing every word Hen said! I have never made a quilt and would love to give it a try :-D

Vicki

Well, you know I have to be here for this. Unbelievable luck in finding those squares already cut. No excuse not to use them. I would love to win some but would be quite happy to buy some too. Are you listing any?

Mary Ann

I don't know if I've even ever seen feedsack cloth. (Maybe that has something to do with living on the East Coast?) But I sure love some of those prints, especially the purples and lavenders you showed.

chris mckinley

Really??? 2500? Wow! How fun1 Can't wait to see what you'll do with it.

chris

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