When was burlap invented?

Answer The term 'burlap' has been around since the late 17th century. However, the fabric to which it refers may go by many names, including jute cloth or hessian cloth, and probably originated in India i... Read More »

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Where to buy burlap?

You can find burlap in packages, in different sizes at your hardware store in the paint department.

Can you wash burlap fabric?

Burlap suppliers warn that washing the fabric may result in shrinking and fraying. Instead, shake or beat burlap outside and allow the sun to bleach odors and minor stains. If washing burlap is una... Read More »

Instructions for Burlap Curtains?

Though it may not spring to mind when choosing material for new curtains, burlap fabric can add the charm of the unexpected to any window treatment. Due to its loose weave, making burlap curtains d... Read More »

How do I grow grass in burlap?

Planting Grass SeedPlant grass seed in the fall once summer temperatures begin to drop. Purchase 4 lbs. of good-quality grass seed per 1,000 square feet of lawn. Divide the grass seed in half and s... Read More »