Repurposing a Grain Sack Pillow for the Bedroom

This post is for everyone that emailed me asking about
the red striped pillow shown in my header.

Creating a Grain Sack Pillow for the Bedroom

This beautiful super-sized pillow was too good to pass up on clearance even though I didn't own a pillow large enough to fit inside.

Designing a grain sack pillow for the bed

The pillow case had beautiful detail! It was originally over $100!

The $10 price tag was good enough for me!

A quick no-sew fix was all it needed.

Redesigning the perfect grain sack pillow

I put a pillow inside that was roughly half the size as the pillow case.

Grain sack pillow redesign

I folded the case in half around the pillow and used velcro to secure the fold.

velcro closure on a grain sack pillow

That is all it took and now that clearance find is perfect as an accent pillow on the bed!

Grain sack pillow for the bedroom

red striped Grain sack pillow for the bedroom

Just thinking outside of that box again!

Sneak peek:
In this small space I'm using a 

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I am Susan, the author and creator at Homeroad. I am a wife, mother of 4 daughters, and a grandmother of 5 and counting. I am a retired teacher, a DIY blogger and an artist at heart. .


  1. It is a gorgeous pillow. I don't think I would have passed that one up either! Good find Susan!

  2. ahhh great fix and what a deal on that pillow! $100 ????? yikes!

  3. Ahhhh the amazing velcro trick. I have to make some no sew pillows soon for my son's room. No sew cuz I can't sew. Fabric glue, adhesive tape, and now velcro on my shopping list.

  4. wish came true. The tutorial of that eye catching pillow. Now, I have to see if I can find one or just bite the bullet and make one from scratch. Either way...what an inspiration! Thank you for showing us how.

  5. Loving this idea!! Great price..sheesh!! Love that! Please come link up to Centerpiece Wednesday on my blog and share this post with us.

  6. you are amazing.....Love the pillow transformation

  7. Great idea! I love the grain sack look. Pinned!


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