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The History of Flour Sack Towels

The History of Flour Sack Towels

There's some cool history behind flour sack towels. In the 1800’s, food suppliers began to package their flour, sugar, corn meal, chicken feed, and other foods into tightly woven cotton sacks to cut down the use of bulky wooden barrels. Since there were truckloads of...

...During the Great Depression, 3.5 million women and children wore flour sack clothing. It just became a way of life. Some of the most classic patterns we use today, were created during those times...

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