Make tufting pattern cut tufting marks 4.
How to make a tufted bench cushion.
Like magic the fabric curls in when you press down on the rounded button part.
Wrap the 4 strips around your cushion right sides facing in.
Make button covers and glue over tufted areas.
Join pieces if necessary 2 to make the welting cut pieces of the fabric on the bias 1 1 2 4 cm wide.
Put the part of the button that has the ring on it into the mold next.
In this example the bench seat is 40 inches long by 15 inches deep step 2 cut seven pieces of fabric.
Join the pieces and press the seam flat.
Repeat making a similar edge with the small 18 of fabric.
Lay your upholstery foam out flat and mark the length first with a marker.
Reserve the back fold over piece for later pin the edges where they meet at your cushion corners.
Step 1 measure the flat seat of the bench length and depth.
Make plywood template 2.
You ll cut your upholstery foam depending on the dimensions of your bench.
But the other edge will extend 1 25 taller than the rest.
Place the fabric in the form provided back side up.
Attach to surface 7.
Cut cover foam with battling and material 5.
It s best to take your bench measurements and subtract about an inch on each side to give a little wiggle room on your finished bench cushion.
The back strip should line up with the sides on the one edge.
The sewn edge of the 18 of fabric will then overlap the longer piece of the sewn edge of the 77 1 2 fabric.
Keep in mind that the cushion will sit inside any arms or supports so don t measure beyond those.
Then put the rounded part of the button into the mold.
Out of all the projects i ve done for our little kitchen makeover i think this tufted cushion was the easiest.
I looked at several complementary fabrics and then decided that using the same fabric would unite the bench and chairs together so i started on my quick and easy diy tufted bench cushion makeover.
The first piece will be for the top of the cushion pieces two and three will be for the bottom of the cushion and pieces four through seven will be for the sides step 3 measure out the first piece of fabric adding a half an.
For the side panel cut a strip of the fabric to the perimeter of the cushion adding 1 2 5 cm by the width required.
Basic project steps measure and sew canvas cushion cover cover foam with batting and insert into cover make french mattress edge sew in tufts.
First fold a small lip of the narrower side of the 77 1 2 piece of fabric over and sew it to form an even edge.