Monday, August 24, 2009

~~ Feedsack Heaven * Lollipop, Lollipop, Ohhhh, Lollipop~~

I have NEVER had the Lollipop feedsack before & I got (2)!!! I am a 'sucker!!' for these little beauties. Oh, joy!! These are just a few of the novelty feedsacks that we acquired. I was in heaven ........... There is a wide range of 1930s to 1950s era.

We traveled last week to WV as you may recall from our Dixie-'land' fun visit posts. Of course, going & coming we had to 'antique' & search for these gorgeous fabrics. We acquired about 75 & were tickled with each. When we returned home we hit a mother-load when our mail was delivered & also a friend had purchased several ... 250+ in total.

And, then I got sick ... been a long week in bed but Dr. fixed me up with more new antibiotics today & I'll live ... TY for your wonderful notes, they were truly appreciated.

Please remember to continue to pray for all those that we know & do not know ... every word is heard. Thank you.


  1. That is amazing Marydon. You know I have NEVER seen a feedsack in any of the places I have been. Not a one. Glad that you are feeling better. Take care.

  2. So sorry you have been under the weather. Please take care and I enjoyed seeing all the beautiful prints.

  3. What gorgeous fabrics Marydon..
    We just don't get them here..
    Glad your feeling much better now..take care.
    Julia ♥

  4. Hi Marydon,
    Sure am glad you're feeling better!! Looks like you struck gold !! How fun !! LoVe to uncover fun treasures !! Now, that would make you feel better !! Have a restful evening !!
    hugs ~tea~xo

  5. Congrats on the feedsacks AND feeling better...Take care of yourself, you are loved!


  6. Glad to hear you are feeling better.

  7. Thank you so much for the warm welcome back!!! I have missed everyone and look forward to catching up!!!

    Chat with you soon!!!

  8. Those are fantastic! What do you do with all of them??
    Hope you get to feeling better soon, take care MD..;p

  9. Hello, Marydon,
    You called to remembrance a song I hadn't heard in a long time, "Lollypop". Now, I am telling my age! Your materials are beautiful and colorful. I hope you are on the mend and feeling much better. Have a wonderful week. Thanks for stopping by and paying me a visit. Vicki

  10. Oooh I love those feedsacks. Hope you're soon feeling better.

  11. Hi Marydon,

    Sorry to hear that you have not been well and I hope with the antibiotics you are feeling better now.
    I have a sore throat today and feel like I am coming down with the flu.
    I love all your feedsacks, they are all so lovely.


  12. Hi Marydon,
    Glad you are feeling better, I have been trying to catchup on some of your previous post, and have enjoyed everyone of them, Dixie sounds like such a great and fun friend. And I loved the story of how you surprised her.

    It seems you had a great trip, don't you love stopping by antique places in new towns?
    Now about your feedsack finds they are just beautiful. I remember my dear grandmother buying her chicken feed in sacks like these, and when they were empty, she would wash them and make dresses out of them. Just seeing these tonight, brought back such great memories. Thank you. I will continue to pray for our friends here in blogland, and you are so right there are a lot of them going through trying times right now.

  13. I have never seen so many feedsacks in one place! LOL They are just lovely. Sure hope you get to feeling better soon. Thank you for stopping by my blog and leaving such a sweet comment. DH was stationed in Kodiak while in the Coast Guard. I left my heart in Alaska.....
    Take care *hugs*deb

  14. We were stationed there from '91-'94. My oldest graduated from High School there. I had just had our 4th, he was 6 wks old when we transferred. We also had orders for Hawaii at one point(30yrs ago), but they were cancelled when travel funds got tight. Ah yes Buskin River...saw many a bear down there ;) Miss the buskin River Inn..great place. Shucks, miss the Wild Blueberries, Salmon Berries, Salmon, Dollies, Halibut, Cod, Crab......I could go on & on! LOL Just a whole different way of life, so much calmer. Winters really weren't really that bad compared to Anchorage & other places. Thanks for letting me reminesce. *hugs*deb

  15. Hi Marydon,
    So sorry to hear that you have been sick!! I do hope that you are feeling better.
    Your feedsacks are amazing. Do you just collect them or resell in your shop? I have seen these different places, but wouldn't have a clue about them.
    Be well!!
    Blessings and prayers~

  16. Glad to hear you're feeling better. Love your collection of feedsacks. I have a smaller collection that I'm continuing to add to. I have several project ideas on my list to do.

  17. What fun! Candy always makes things much sweeter. I'm so glad to hear you are on the mend. Get to work knocking out those nasty germs! We need you well!

  18. So sorry to hear that you have been "under the weather". Hope you get well soon!!
    Wow... what a stash of vintage fabrics...
    Take Care!

  19. Sorry you have been sick Marydon I hope you are feeling a lot better. The feedsack fabric is lovely no wonder you are excited it must feel like such an achievement when you find these lovely things.

  20. I'm glad you're feeling much better. And wow, what gorgeous fabrics. I see lots of fun projects ahead for them!

  21. Marydon, What fabulous feedsack fabrics! The lollipop one is so very adorable..
    Blessings ~Mary~:-}

  22. Marydon, wow! Those feedsacks are amazing! I never knew they came in all of those designs! Lollipops?! Wonderful!
    I am so glad that you are feeling better.

  23. The Lollipops fabric are adorable. You definitely hit the motherlode!

    I am glad you are feeling better.
    xxoo ~Sue

  24. I love the Lollipop fabrics!
    Hope you are doing ok.

  25. These are gorgeous, Marydon! I'm sorry to hear that you've been sick. Lifting you up in prayer right now. I hope you are feeling better soon!


  26. Those are adorable. Sounds like you had a great time. Take care..Kathi

  27. I love every one of those fabrics! Hope you're feeling better!

  28. Marydon! I'm so sorry to hear you've been sick! Glad you're feeling better. Now lollipop sacks are precious! I've never seen anything like this before!
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia ;)

  29. Hi Marydon ! Glad to meet you !
    My mom still has some of her mother's flour sacks.Mom said she used to make them dresses out of them when they were little.Thanks for stopping by hon !

  30. The fabrics are just lovely and so cute!

  31. You sure got some awesome vintage finds Marydon!! How exciting!!

    I'm sorry that you haven't been feeling well, but I said a prayer for you, and trust that the Great Physician will have you all better soon!! Praise His Name!

    Love and hugs, sweetie,

  32. Hi Marydon, I am so sorry you were sick, and glad to hear you on the mend now.

    You know for the longest time I couldn't get to your blog very often. The internet kept throwing me off. It happened with other blogs too. I guess google has fixed it as the problem seems to be gone.

    I remember my Aunt making flour sacks into cuptowels or dishtowels as most people call them. She would crochet beautiful edging on them. I always thought they were so pretty.
    I never realized that flour sacks came in so many prints. I bet they are really nice for using in a lot of different projects.I am going to have to go through your site to see what you do with them.

    Have a great day and thank you for visiting my blog.


  33. Hope you are on the mend. Your feedsacks remind me of wonderful sweet pieces of hard candy we used to get at Christmas. All the bright colors. My grandmother used to make me dresses for school out of feedsacks and trim them with rick rack. Then she would starch them so stiff I couldn't bend. But what love she put in those dresses.

  34. Thanks so much, Marydon, for stopping by my blog. I love your blog...too bad I don't quilt..I would be in serious trouble!!

  35. I just love vintage fabrics of all sorts. What a find you have there!

  36. Marydon - your fabrics are beautiful! I am so sorry you had to be so sick though. Hope you "hair up and heal over" real quick!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    love, linda the sewing granny

  37. These are fabulous. Love anything with lollipops or cupcakes. So glad that you are feeling better. Prayers for a complete recovery.

  38. Hi Marydon,
    I didn't have any idea there were so many sweet prints on these sacks. The ones my mother had and g-mother had were flowered and striped.
    I'm trying to catch up on blog-hopping. I've been to see my g-children and didn't have access to a computer much.
    I hope you are feeling better now that you are on the medication.

  39. They are all lovely. Whats a lucky finds. Glad you are feeling better. Take more rest for the full recovery - Hugs Natima

  40. You just wonder what was in that bag of lollipop printed fabric!! Glad you are feeling a little better, Marydon.
    hugs, Sue

  41. Fabulous treasures! What fun finding all of these beautiful feedsacks! They are all lovely! (I am sorry you were feeling a bit under the weather though. Take care and get well soon! I'll be thinking of you, dear.)

  42. Really like your 'devil vs. Woman' motto.

    I just worked a feed sack dress into a story I posted last week.

    Thanks for joining my blog. Nice to have your visits!

  43. Hi Mrilyn
    I love the feedsacks. You've got quite a collection! I'm not making a quilt :)
    Hugs, Rhondi

  44. Those Lollipop fabrics are are so lucky finding them. I have a box of 1930's fabrics, but mine are the reproductions and not the real thing. LOL

  45. wow, you surely found some incredible feedsack treasure on your trip. Well doen you. I'm sorry you've been poorly but glad the doc fixed you up with some new antibiotics. xxx