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Published on Jan 24, 2017
Make your own window seat cushion by following the steps in this video. This is essentially a rectangular box cushion, ours will incorporate angled sides on the two ends to fit our window seating area. Watch this video then sew up your own cushion for your home! You can pick from thousands of home décor & upholstery fabrics from Sailrite. All it takes is, fabric, patterning material, high density foam, a zipper, piping, if desired and thread. Do it yourself and save more than 50 – 60% of what a professional seamstress will typically charge. The cost of materials, including the high density foam for this cushion was a under $250 dollars.
To get started with your next DIY cushion project simply take a few measurements of the area where you want a cushion, then enter those measurements into the Sairlite calculator. Your now one step closer to beginning your cushion project.
HOW TO MAKE A WINDOW SEAT CUSHION CHAPTERS: Measuring & Patterning Window Seat Shape – 0:45 min Using Sailrite's Fabric Calculator – 2:08 min Patterning & Cutting Plates – 3:23 min Cutting Boxing – 9:38 min Creating Zipper Plaque – 12:01 min Making Piping & Sewing to Plates – 18:29 min Sewing Boxing & Zipper Plaque to Plate – 27:02 min Basting & Sewing Assembly to Final Plate – 34:30 min Gluing & Cutting Foam – 39:37 min Inserting Foam in Cushion Cover – 42:39 min Materials List – 43:55 min
MATERIALS LIST: Dura Skrim Patterning Material - Item # 103134 Décor & Upholstery Fabric from Sailrite – we used P/K Lifestyles Kent Jewel - Item # 403461 Coats Extra Strong Nylon Upholstery Thread Black - Item # 104813 Medium 5/32" Welting Cord - Item # 107035 Seamstick 1/4" Basting Tape for Canvas & Upholstery - Item # 104167 YKK Continuous Zipper Chain #5 Black (Vislon) - Item # 100029 YKK Zipper Slider #5 Black Plastic Single Non-Locking Pull (Vislon) - Item # 103179 High Density Polyurethane Foam from Sailrite – we used - Item # 120334
TOOLS LIST: Gingher Scissors Right Handed - Item # 19104 Scribe-All Water Soluble Marking Pencil White - Item # 120681 Multi Use Pins 1 1/2" - Item # 102985 Sailrite Fabricator Sewing Machine with Workhorse Servo Motor - Item # 400500 Sailrite Canvas Patterning Ruler - Item # 107040 Deluxe 5 1/2" Magnetic Sewing Guide - Item # 103597 Clear Acrylic Ruler 6" x 24" - Item # 102400 Comfort Grip Rotary Cutter 60mm - Item # 9655 Self Healing Rotary Cutting Mat 24" x 36" - Item # 120257 Cording Foot to sew piping (if required) Acu-Cutter 350 Foam Cutter - Item # 100157 or an Electric Kitchen Knife Foam Lock Spray Adhesive 12oz - Item # 120464 Tape Measure, Marker, Straight Edge