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How to Make a Window Seat Cushion

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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.

Link to Sailrite’s Fabric Calculator: http://fabric-calculator.com/cushions...

Pick your favorite Home Décor & Upholstery Fabric here: http://www.sailrite.com/Fabrics/Home-...

Pick your High Density Foam here: http://www.sailrite.com/search?keywor...

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

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