I just love the simplicity (and price) of burlap. It just adds such texture and is often an unexpected element in a room. I got this new quilt and shams recently and wanted to change out my bolster pillow cover. The burlap sack or grain sack covers are so expensive, so I came up with something comparable to that look. It is a very simple look which I like for the bedroom. I noticed in this picture that I need to do a little trimming on the right side to make them even, but you get the picture. I just sewed a piece of burlap together, turned it right side out, did the stencil, and slid the bolster inside. Then I tied the ribbon around each side to close it. It was quick and easy and cost me nothing! I already had some extra burlap. For $1.75 a yard (with a coupon), you can afford to do a little experimenting!
I would love to hear about your burlap projects!