4/15/2013

Feed Sack Chair

Through this past year, I have collected several old feed sacks. I have made pillows with some of them...


Covered a chair seat with them with one of them...
Even recovered a child's rocker with one of them...
 Actually there are so many things you can do with them including making a lining out of them for a rolling cart...See it down in the larger picture with the pillow sticking out of it?
 
With all the sewing, crafts and painting that I do, my black sewing room chair was looking a bit worn, so why not make it look even more worn ~ but way cool!
These chairs are so easy to take apart and recover.
I didn't have a big enough piece to finish the back with the same feed sack so I pieced some of it together to make a large enough one.
And I purposely put the round threaded area close to the center back.
What's the doll house you say?
It covers my sewing machine when not in use. I made it years ago without using the inside flooring so it just fits over my machine. It keeps the dust off of the machine when not in use and looks sweet at the same time.

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19 comments:

  1. I've got a desk chair just like that one that I've been meaning to recover for the last several years, and still haven't done it. I'm more inspired now that I've seen yours! I love that doll house covering your sewing machine - such a great idea!

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  2. I just picked up one of these feedsacks yesterday (free at a town clean-up)and was wondering what I was going to do with it. And would you believe I have a rolling cart exactly like yours that has needed a liner for years? I love all the ways you've used them! I think this post was meant for me :) Thanks for the inspiration!

    Jeanette @ Creating a Life

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  3. I love feedsacks! Great inspiration!
    -Shelley

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  4. Love the feedsacks on the chairs, liner and the seat for your sewing machine! Great idea for the sewing machine cover:)

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  5. Love the dollhouse machine cover!! What a great idea!

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  6. I have been wanting to make a liner for my rolling cart, but I was going to use painter's cloth and still might, but yours is soooo much cuter than I was gonna do. And how stinkin' cute is that sewing machine cover??!!! =:0

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  7. I love this! Such creative uses for the old grain sacks! Thanks so much for sharing!
    Blessings,
    Nici

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  8. Wow! I love this! You did a great job.
    Jamie @ somuchbetterwithage.com

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  9. Nice workspace...especially like the dollhouse cover! I need to cover my work chair too...overuse certainly wears them out! The old sack cover(looks great)has me thinking outside the box for my makeover now! I would love to have you share it at the Shady Porch Rock ‘N Share party! Blessings, D

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  10. Desk chairs usually suck, you did a great job here!

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  11. I love your makeover with the desk chair! How creative! I am a new follower from southerncharm, Have a great day Nicole!

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  12. The chair IS way cool! Love all your uses of feed sacks. That doll house as a sewing maching cover is 'uber' cool ;) Thank you for sharing it at to What We Accomplished Wednesdays. Have a lovely week!

    Hugs,
    Deborah

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  13. I love this idea, it looks fabulous. I need to makeover my chair. This is just the cutest idea. I would love for you to link this up to my Inspire Me Tuesday party that is ongoing. - - -http://www.astrollthrulife.net/2013/04/160th-inspire-me-tuesday.html

    This has definitely inspired me. Hugs, Marty

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  14. The chairs look great! LOVE that doll house sewing machine cover! Life to the full! Melissa

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  15. Love this post.
    What a wondeful idea using the doll house to cover your sewing machine.
    Tam

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  16. I would have never thought of covering one of those desk chairs with fabric - great idea! And what a pretty and unique sewing machine cover!

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  17. I have got to start collecting feed sacks! Wow, I love all the amazing things you've done especially with that cute little cart! Love your doll house cover....genius!
    Hugs,
    Patti

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  18. Very cute~ love your feed sacks and how you used them! Thanks for linking up at Feathered Nest Friday!

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