"A lot of people frame them for their graphic quality or use them as curtains," he said. "They can be used in cabinets that have windows in them in the kitchen, or as a throw over a small table. ... Some have a Christmas theme and we use them then. It's definitely easy to use them in the fall, the ones with grain or vegetable themes."
Vintage grain sacks are a challenge to find and collect, because they were traditionally manufactured using washable dyes for the design elements, so that they could be refashioned into underwear and towels. This is in contrast to flour sacks and feed sacks, whose permanent color patterns allowed them to be recycled into aprons and dresses.
Link. Photo credit: Roger Wippler, Minnesota Crop Improvement Association