How to recover patio chair cushions. Step by step first lay your fabric out on a flat surface pattern side up and position your cushion on it. Write these numbers on a piece of paper for quick reference. The cushions turned out great. Keep in mind that youll need extra fabric to cover the chair seat to account for wrapping the fabric over the edges and onto the bottom of the seat where you will secure the fabric with staples.
I was going to recover my patio furniture cushions in a much more complicated way but then i found your directions. How to recover your outdoor cushions. Find and save ideas about recover patio cushions on pinterest. Measure the length width and depth of the cushion that you want to recover.
Thank you so much for this tutorial. How to recover outdoor furniture cushions. In general you should plan to add about 3 inches all around onto your pattern. If you can sew a straight line you can recover your couch and chair cushions in no time without the need for zippers or fancy stitchery.
Put your cushion in the top corner of the fabric with the rear of the cushion near the top side and allow enough space on the side for the fabric to wrap up the side of the cushion. I will probably try the glue gun first and of they dont hold ill try velcro tape. Then add the measured depth to the width. Multiply the measured length of the cushion by two and a half.
I saved the foam from my 4 chair cushions and also the two from my outdoor loveseat and will try this trick to recover each cushion. You can even leave the old covers on the cushions to protect the foam inside and give it extra structure. I hope that my how to will help someone else that needs to do a similar project. Cut out the paper pattern with scissors.
While you can always sew a new cover there are other ways to give your cushions a fresh new look without sewing a single stitch. If your patio cushions are looking a little worn and faded it may be time to recover them. I will be so glad to get my thicker seat cushions back on my furniture as the new cushions are. Scissors fabric a sewing machine a needle thread and a tape measure are all you need for the couch.
Not made like the older thicker foam ones were and not as comfy. Turned out not to badly.