Tuesday, March 20, 2018

--- Life on Edgewood Avenue during the 1940s--- Flour Sack Dresses #genealogy #georgiapioneers

Flour-Sack Dresses

flour sack dressesDuring the second World War, everyone scrimped and saved. There was little money to be earned by children, except coat-hangers brought a penny each at the local dry cleaners. Sugar and flour were rationed, and my mother counted her food-stamps carefully. Home made wheat bread was commonly consumed, but so were biscuits and delicious vegetable pot pies. When Merita bakery sold white bread, we all begged for it. As the war wore on, flour sacks were saved to make dresses. A faded design was imprinted on the sack, which was cleverly used to fashion the latest styles.

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