Mid Century Modern Makeover: Upholstered Seats

created on: 07/04/08

Finally, the last step of this project – the seats.  The snaps and the backs were more entailed, these  are standard, boxed, no cord, with top stitching. 

Take apart the seat tops and boxing, lay it out on your new fabric and cut out the pieces. 

1.  Check out the condition of the foam.  If it has become compressed, try using a steamer to refresh the old foam.  This foam bounced right back.

created on: 07/04/08

2.  Mark the center points on front and back of the boxing and cushion top.   Continue Reading

Step-by-Step Upholstered Cushion for Everywhere in Your Home

created on: 04/02/08

Kitchen chairs, bar stools, porch furniture, patio furniture, window seats, sofas, chairs, floor pillows, dog beds, doll beds, cat beds, and that’s all I can think of, this tutorial will show you step-by-step how to make your own boxed and corded cushions.

You can ditch the cord for a more modern look. 

Have at it this Spring with the beautiful large graphic print fabrics available for the interior and the new outdoor fabrics–to die for!

Let’s get started-

what you need:

sewing machine

zipper foot


foam for cushion





what you do:

1. Continue Reading