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This rocker is from the 70s. Thanks to 50 years of wear and tear, and a little extra help from the dogs, this once beautiful rocker has been demolished. When you have a couch that is starting to rip and tear and is becoming a site for sore eyes, it is not necessary to replace the entire couch. Save some money and reupholster the fabric instead! This is a quick fix. Follow this guide to reupholster you couch cushions!

  1. Reupholstering a Couch Cushion, Couch Upholstery: passo 1, immagine 1 di 3 Reupholstering a Couch Cushion, Couch Upholstery: passo 1, immagine 2 di 3 Reupholstering a Couch Cushion, Couch Upholstery: passo 1, immagine 3 di 3
    • Remove the cushion from the couch. This will easily insure you to get the proper measurements of the cushion.

  2. Reupholstering a Couch Cushion: passo 2, immagine 1 di 3 Reupholstering a Couch Cushion: passo 2, immagine 2 di 3 Reupholstering a Couch Cushion: passo 2, immagine 3 di 3
    • Using a tape measure, measure the height, width, and length the cushion.

  3. Reupholstering a Couch Cushion: passo 3, immagine 1 di 2 Reupholstering a Couch Cushion: passo 3, immagine 2 di 2
    • Replace the cushion with a new cushion.

    • In my case, I added a layer of new memory foam on the top and bottom of the existing cushion.

  4. Reupholstering a Couch Cushion: passo 4, immagine 1 di 1
    • Draw out the measurements on the new fabric.

    • Take the measurements you gathered from Step 2 and measure/draw it on the new fabric to accurately cut the the fabric.

  5. Reupholstering a Couch Cushion: passo 5, immagine 1 di 2 Reupholstering a Couch Cushion: passo 5, immagine 2 di 2
    • Cut new fabric along your designated measurement lines.

    • Iron the newly cut fabric to prevent any wrinkles. This will help make for a more smooth and easy process.

  6. Reupholstering a Couch Cushion: passo 6, immagine 1 di 1
    • Cover the cushion with the fabric

  7. Reupholstering a Couch Cushion: passo 7, immagine 1 di 2 Reupholstering a Couch Cushion: passo 7, immagine 2 di 2
    • Staple the fabric onto the cushion so it is secure enough that it will not come loose.

    • Once this step is completed, your cushion is all done and ready to be put back onto your couch!

    • If you would prefer: another way to secure the fabric around the cushion would be the sew it!

  8. Reupholstering a Couch Cushion: passo 8, immagine 1 di 1
    • Final product!

Conclusione

To reupholster your cushion, follow these instructions:

1. Remove the cushion(s) from the couch.

This will easily insure you to get the proper measurements of the cushion(s).

2. Using a tape measure, measure the height, width, and length of the cushion(s).

3. Replace the cushion with new cushion.

*In my case, I added a layer of new memory foam to the top and bottom of the existing cushion.

4. Draw out the measurements on the new fabric.

5. Cut and iron the new fabric to prevent any wrinkles. *This will help make for a more smooth and easy process.

6. Cover the cushion with the fabric

7. Staple the fabric onto the cushion so it is secure enough that it won’t come loose.

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Tiffany St.Lifer

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