Sunday, May 24, 2009

~~ WWII Feedsack .. Kents Cloth ~~

How great the veterans of WWII, commemorated in this vintage feedsack creation. Percy Kent & Co. made this feedsack known as Kent's Cloth of the United Nations, which is stamped along the selvage edge. It is highly collectible.

On this day, please remember & pray for the men in uniform who served & presently serve our great nation ... & for the souls of those that have gone before us. May His grace be blessed upon them, & their families.


Teresa of Electic Pink Rose asked where we got our feedsacks from ~ here is the reply ~

We search constantly for our feedsacks. We also have several people ('pickers') who look for them at auctions & yard sales & thru contacts they have, to find them for us. We used to attend auctions weekly & then when we opened so many shops we didn't have all the time to be on the go so we started using 'pickers' & searching internet avenues. We have 2,200 right now. Our first batch of feedsacks we purchased for 33 cents each, approx. 200 that day at auction ... presently they range from $10 to $24 each. People contact us thru the internet & our website, also. We have a top NY designers who uses our feedsacks for her logos on her creations, a Japanese designer of multi-creations, a woman who creates children clothes ... not to dismiss our vast clientele who have fabric shops overseas & quilters in the USA. We store our feedsacks on bookshelves in the basement ... I love every single one of them & continue to be amazed at how many in each new arrival that we have never had before. We have sold close to 10,000 over time. TY for asking.


  1. Your words are so appreciated!
    ~smiles and love~

  2. That feedsack is amazing, where do you store all of your collections? I'm intriqued because I have never seen them, where do you find all of yours? Sorry, this comment sounded like an interrogation. lol!! Hugs!♥ Teresa

  3. We must always remember these people who were so brave making the world a better place.

  4. I was just going to ask if feedsacks were actual feedsacks or just a name for a type of fabric and you just went right on to answer my question before I asked it and that is so interesting.

    The Raggedy Girl

  5. Great info and photos on your feed sacks.

  6. Happy Memorial Day!

    I love your feedsacks. I remember my auntie making things from them....I have never had a single one....I'd better get on it!

    Warm blessings,

  7. I love your feedsacks. I don't guess that I've ever seen one...maybe when I was little at my granny's house.

    Hope you had a nice Memorial Day.

    Lee Laurie

  8. WOW!!! I had no idea that you had that many feedsacks. I know that the prices can really vary- I am going to hit some stores locally and do some looking to find a few to intermix in with these quilt blocks that we found that my great aunt made of feed sacks 75+ years ago:)

    ps- I agree with you, I am so thankful for men & women who serve our country and am praying for them today!

  9. What a great feedsack for the occasion. Hope you had a happy Memorial Day.

  10. Hi Marydon, your post brought back such memories. I remember my grandmother working with feedsack fabric and making the most incredible things.

    Hope you are feeling much, much better.

    Hugs, Barb