August 31, 2011

grain sack pillows

I picked up this beautiful blue/gray grain sack on eBay last week.  I was very surprised to find it soft as velvet and nearly mint condition.  The only "flaw" is the white band actually has the word "alfalfa" printed in cream but it is so faint most people don't see it. 

eBay seller's pic
 After being terrified of my sewing machine I bucked up and just did it.  I was shaking so bad cutting the grain sack in half and praying this isn't some rare collector's type thing I was ripping up.

my craptastic low light Iphone pics.
get used to 'em ;)

They aren't lumpy IRL.
My family fights over who gets one to lay on the couch with.
The Hubs is proud I am finally using my sewing machine.... he only bought it for me 6+ yrs ago!


  1. thanks :-)
    I am trying to be brave and sew... after all it is JUST fabric and I have a seam ripper!


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