Before I get started; here is the Etsy shop address:
You will find roll upon roll, light weight, medium weight, heavy weight, initials, no initials, indigo, caramel, red, gold strip grainsack, hemp linen. How much do you need? What color would you like? What length? Pillows, upholstery fabric, Roman shades, table runners, curtains, seat cushions, if you think it you can create it. All of these ideas one can make from grainsack. Oh dishtowels! The antique grainsack is $$$, spendy for my pocketbook. But one can improvise.
My favorite: caramel stripe.
Photos courtesy Antique Linen Store
Click on her Etsy store to view the most beautiful grainsack. And they are all antique!
Thank you Christina for all the photos and offering such beauty.
This is my take on the grainsack issue. I love the look so much and it warms up a room so much. (Not that we need anymore warming up here in the southwest!) But it is welcoming and a down home kinda fabric.
I added the painted stripe to this table runner.
The fabric is washed painters drop cloth. When you purchase the drop cloth it has alot of 'sizing' so I washed it and added fabric softener. It is so soft and easy to work with. It makes for the prettiest kitchen textiles. I'm going to make faux grainsack kitchen towels too. Lowe's, Home Depot, anywhere paint is sold you can buy painters cloth. And it's inexpensive.
I need to mention Sissie @ Sissie's Shabby Cottage makes the most beautiful burlap table runners and pillows in blogland. In my previous post I so neglected to mention her talent of pillow making with burlap and the most exquisite rosettes she attaches. Sissy, you are my inspiration for making my recent pillows and this table runner! Thank you!
These stripes are so easy to apply. :o)