Farmhouse Friday #13 – Grain Sacks, Feed Bags and Burlap Bags

Happy Farmhouse Friday, everyone! If you aren’t already crazy about old grain sacks, feed bags, and burlap sacks, will you be after today, because that’s our theme this week! (This post contains affiliate links). I’d be willing to bet the farmers of yesteryear never would have dreamed that we’d turn their work-worn sacks into beautiful things, and copy the look of them as well. Do you think this love of grain sacks as modern decor is a trend that’s here to {Read More}

Grain Sack Wall Pockets on Barn Wood

 I know that there are tons of fellow grain sack lovers out there, so I hope you won’t groan that I’m sharing another grain sack style project again today. After making a seat cover for an antique chair, I still had lots of fabric left over, and I was itching to come up with more projects to use it on. I whipped up these little pockets, and added the same typography that I used on the chair (printable here). I wasn’t {Read More}

Grain Sack Wicker Sofa … Before, During & After

There is something really rewarding about tackling a project you’ve never attempted before, and this antique sofa was definitely a first for me. Let me preface this post by saying that my grandfather was a professional upholsterer…I am not. My mother is a retired professional drapery seamstress…I am not. I have marginal sewing skills and no upholstery skills, other than recovering a few chair seat cushions.  I’m not a restorer of antique furniture.  I’m more of a “try to make it {Read More}