Recover Chaise Lounge Beach Chair Cushions
Learn how to retrieve chaise lounge beach chair cushions to make a set of hip date patio again. Palm tree prints on cotton can be cheesy or elegant Key West when combined with bamboo furniture and warm pink fabric that works for a contemporary poolside. New covers with snap fasteners are not only elegant but also removable for easy cleaning.
Remove the existing covers from your chair outdoor cushions. Measure the pieces of fabric that make up the existing cover. Add 1 inch to each measurement you have recorded. This creates a 1/2 inch seam allowance. Transfer the measurements of each piece of fabric, including the seam margins to the back of the new fabric with a ruler and a cloth pencil. Cut the new pieces of fabric with scissors. Fit the new cushion covers.
Fold the lower of the raw edges of the fabric 1/2 inches on the side that is open. Press to crease these seams. And then create loop closures. Sew the pressed edges in place of 1/4-inch edge, catching the loops on the seam lines on both sides to secure them in place. Sew over the loops several times to ensure a strong bond. Do not sew the opening closed; this is where the cushion is going to be inserted. Insert your outdoor chair cushions into your new covers and tie them closed.