How to Deconstruct Patio Furniture Cushions – Video Tutorial

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Sewing new cushions for your patio furniture or other chairs is easier than you think! I recently purchased a used set of patio chairs that were in great shape – except for the cushions. I saved about 80% compared to buying the same furniture set new because I’m going to make new cushions – or maybe just cushion covers. I needed to look inside the old cushions before I decided.

In this video I’ll show you how I deconstructed the cushions so I could use the fabric pieces as templates for sewing new covers.

I also wanted to take a look at the materials inside the cushions to see if it was worth saving and using in the new furniture cushions.

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If you already know how to sew quilts or clothes then I think you’ll find sewing your own cushions to be very easy.

Here are the tools I used in the video and links for where to buy them:

The video will play automatically in the video player on this page. If it doesn’t, you can find the video on my YouTube channel here.

Have you recovered chair cushions or made new patio furniture cushions? Let me know in the comments!


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