Use for coffee bean sacks

I have 10 coffee bean sacks, 36" length, 28" width. They have pretty designs on them. I need some ideas of what I can do with them.
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  • Nancy Nichols-Miller Nancy Nichols-Miller on Mar 11, 2016
    You could cut them saving designs if possible and reassemble them as a quilt, if they are made from fabric and not from plastic. If they are made from plastic you can put them together and make rugs.
  • Constance G Constance G on Mar 11, 2016
    if made of cloth/burlap consider using as kitchen door covers. If made of paper then decoupage them onto kitchen cabinet doors.
  • Melody Warren Melody Warren on Mar 11, 2016
    Kitchen curtains would be darling or seat covers at the dining table or just frame them
  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Mar 11, 2016
    See if any thing inspires you here.
  • Peg Lee Peg Lee on Mar 11, 2016
    I turned a few of mine into x-mas stockings! ran twine around to gather a bow-took x-mas fabric & made names & sewed on!
  • MN Mom MN Mom on Mar 11, 2016
    They sound interesting ...maybe frame them for wall art? Or if they are not too scratchy they sound abou the size of a standard pillow.
  • Ranger Ranger on Mar 12, 2016
    The obvious choice would be porch cushions, or maybe hang them outside for hat/gloves storage. Fold both sides down and sit a pot plant on a deep saucer in one. Or you could nest straw in the bottom of one, unstitch and fold the front down and keep your eggs there. Would look quite good hung with meat hooks (or shower curtain hooks) in your kitchen. You could think of places in your home where would they suit hanging - with toilet paper in them, toys, surplus supermarket plastic bags, rolls of clingfilm,/foilwrap etc , rice, coffee beans would be quite good in them too - just halfway full though. The ideas are endless... Do let us know what you do with them, please. :)
  • Pauliegirl1 Pauliegirl1 on Mar 12, 2016
    I covered a chair back with one of mine that was a horse feed sack. It will be on an on line auction with in Atlanta probably in about 2 - 3 weeks!! Please take a look!! It is BEAUTIFUL!!!
  • Sherry Fram Sherry Fram on Mar 12, 2016
    You can use them as art in a frame, on an ottoman or chair, or even as a pillow.
  • Heather McKinney Heather McKinney on Mar 12, 2016
    I know! I know! I know what you could do with the sacks.......give 'em to me!! ;-) They're hard to come by here and I think I would either cover a stool, make a pillow, frame one--the possibilities are endless!
  • Margie Margie on Mar 12, 2016
    I made ottomans with mine and they look great.
  • Elizabeth Roy Elizabeth Roy on Mar 12, 2016
    Couch pillows, chair cushions, cafe curtains and valances. sewn end to end as a table runner.
  • Sparkles Sparkles on Mar 13, 2016
    I would love to know where you find these? People used to make clothes and household goods from them.
    • Susans Susans on Mar 13, 2016
      My husband bought them at his favorite coffee roasting place in Austin , TX.
  • Sparkles Sparkles on Mar 13, 2016
    thanks I will see if there is a place around me where I can find some.
  • Linda Phillips Linda Phillips on Mar 23, 2016
    Saw a collection of about 100 burlap coffee bags sold at an estate sale. Soon after someone near me started selling burlap coffee bags on the side of the road in their front yard for $1 a piece with a can to put your money in (honor system). They probably are the one that got them at he estate sale. I stopped and bought 10 different designs. Plan to make throw pillows out of some. One was from El Salvador, where my husband went on a mission trip several year ago. So I framed it, and he hung it on his office wall.
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