Heather Vaughan Lee


Make Do: Feed-Sack Fashion in the First Half of the Twentieth Century

In the early twentieth century, staples, such as flour and livestock feed, were sold in cloth bags. As American families entered the 1930s, reusing these fabrics became more popular, and bags became more colorful.

Barron-Gibb Baby Booties and Toddler Socks: A Family Tradition

My brother-in-law’s family (the Barrons) has a tradition of knitting booties for each new baby that comes into the family.