From Sidewalk Showdown to Showstopper Difficulty Level: Moderate (some sewing experience necessary) Seam Nipper or straight edge razor 25 yards outdoor use cording (optional if you are unable to salvage welting from your cushions) 6 yards outdoor fabric 4 double fold outdoor cushions with old covering removed and cushions cleaned/sanitized (see Part 1) 24 5/8″ matching plain buttons of your choice 24 matching decorative buttons of your choice 4 yds. sew-on 1/2 ” Velcro (optional) Leather sewing awl with waxed thread (optional) Clear nail polish or Fray Stop (optional) Welcome back! I trust you had no difficulty cleaning those cushions…
Let’s make these cushions from the new outdoor fabric from BestFabricStore.com!
Last week we made the seat cushion, this week I will demonstrate how to make the back cushion!
Have you ever had a cushion that had seen better days? During this blog, I will take you step by step in making a new cover using an existing pattern from an older used cushion.
This week I will take you step by step in making a cushion for a window seat.
Have you ever needed extra seating during family gatherings? Well, if you have a fireplace that isn’t being used, I have a solution for you. During this blog, you will learn how to cover 4″ foam for extra seating.
If you don’t sew cushion buttons on correctly, they’ll pop off before long. But it’s really not too tricky to sew on a button securely. You’ll need a few supplies — easily found in craft/sewing stores: thick, waxed upholstery thread and long upholstery needles. This technique is nice because you only pass through the actual pillow one time when sewing on the buttons.