This is the easiest cushion cover you will ever make, trust me. I ran these three up in no time at all.
***Scroll to the bottom of this post to watch the full video tutorial***
What You Need
This will fit a 14″ cushion insert
- 1 piece of fabric measuring 14½” x 36″
- Lay the fabric down and draw a ¼” line from the edge of each of the short edges. Use a Frixion pen or water erasable pen. (DO NOT USE a BallPoint Pen). You can eyeball the ¼” if you wish, I personally prefer to draw a line so I know it’s straight.
- Add a 1″ line from the ¼” line.
- Fold the fabric along the ¼” line that you have drawn and press.
- Then fold over the 1″ line and press.
- Sew about and 1/8th of an inch along the top edge and also along the edge of the 1″ fold.
- Do this for both ends.
- This gives a nice neat finish to our turn ups on the cushion back
- Fold the material in half. Finger press or give the folded material a quick press just to give you a centre line crease to work with.
- The fabric should be facing right side up.
- Lay the centre crease line along a line on your mat, any line will do. I used the 16″ mark.
- Bring up one of the ends and lay it, right side facing down, so that the folded edge overlaps the creased centre line by 4″.
- Since mine is lined up on the 16″ mark, I will bring my fabric edge over to the 12″ mark.
- Bring up the other end and lay it so that it overlaps the other end and the middle line by 4″ .
- Watch the video below if this part seems a little confusing.
- Sew both sides together with a ¼” seam. Back stitch at the beginning and the end of each row.
- You are now ready to turn the cushion cover through.
- Just insert your 14″ cushion and you are done.
See I told you it was the easiest cushion cover you were ever going to make.
WATCH THE VIDEO TUTORIAL