vintage european military burlap chair

January 31st, 2019 in member junk     
whiteflower whiteflower, member
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I have some vintage european military bags.  They are a fine woven burlap with some great lettering.  Each bag is about the size of a twin bed.  I knew that this would make a wonderful cushion cover on the right piece of furniture.  I had this great chair with super ugly cushions.  I decided this would be a good test case to see how the fabric would look.  I love the organic feeling and texture.  The simple 50's modern chair with loose cushions was a good beginning and a fun project. 

Pattern or design used: My Own Design -
posted in: member junk, vintage, wood, furniture, funky, whimsical, fabric, european, organic, re-purpose, burlap, military, chair, natural, mid centuray modern, simple, mod

Comments (8)

irishrovr writes:
Super nice transformation! The pillow is a very good addition!

Eileen Posted: 1:08 am on May 10th
fellowjunker writes: Love, love, love this Whiteflower..........this would fit right in with my decor too!!!!
xojanis Posted: 2:39 pm on May 8th
MimiToria writes: How fun to see your post tonight. Early this evening I dropped off a "Jenny Lind" style bench that was made from a bed and painted off white. We've had it on our porch for many years, and decided to sell it at the new shop I'm in "the French Flea". As I was speaking with Julie I told her I was going tomorrow to buy some burlap and to make a slipcover for a cushion I had on it on our porch. On our porch I just had wrapped a cool pc. of fabric around the cushion and it worked for us, but to resell I needed something better. The colors of the cushion are too colorful for our French/European style shop, so thought of the burlap since the texture/color/price and availablity are all perfect for the shop.
Now, I come onto Junk Market and you've posted this wonderful post about your great redo, and I now have a visual of what my project can end up looking like. Thanks so much! Now, I've got to do this for sure, since seeing the results. It would add so much to the overall look of the bench, the comfort level and the appeal.
You always post great projects. Glad you're here on JMS.
Gretchen Posted: 11:03 pm on May 7th
ALICE Posted: 10:54 am on May 7th
berton718 writes: Great idea!! i love this look!! Posted: 10:05 am on May 7th
Christina_S writes: Wow, you really gave this chair a whole new life. A beautiful natural modern look, love the lettering on the pillow! Posted: 11:00 pm on May 6th
suewhitney writes: Love this look! Unbelievable update. As usual...very cool!

Take care,
Sue Posted: 10:52 pm on May 6th
Junk_Sophisticate writes: Wow! Total upgrade! This would fit right in with my eclectic junk decor at home. Love what you did!

Candy Posted: 10:05 pm on May 6th
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