How to make bench cushions or outdoor cushions from grain sacks
Create stylish garden or indoor bench cushion covers with vintage linen sacks.
Use the grain sacks like a bench cushion slipcover and simply stuff with an old feather pillow or the bench cushion pad. Ideal for replacement cushions on outdoor furniture and chairs.
You could make at least 2 outdoor seat cushions from one grain sack
Also great as indoor and outdoor floor cushions
Grain sacks are hard wearing and machine washable at high temperatures, so no problem for grass, wine or food stains, just spray with stain remover!
Make Window Coverings and Blinds with Linen Grain Sacks
The Hungarian linen sacks were originally grain or flour sacks.
Use them to make small window coverings or blinds. Opened out, they are 1m x 1m and often longer and wider. Use widthways or lengthways
Use the parallel stripes or hand sewn seams as the centre of your design, either widthways or lengthways.
Make Large Floor Cushions and Extra Large Floor Pillow Covers
Vintage linen sacks make simple bolster pillow covers, large floor cushion and extra large floor pillow covers
Simply stuff with the pad and tie up, the narrower the sack the less sewing required.
Make bench cushions for indoor and outdoor benches and window seat cushions with vintage linen sacks.
Don't worry about stains, the linen is hardwearing and can be sprayed with stain remover and machine washed