Here's the situation: I love our dog, but she isn't too nice to our outdoor furniture. We have a set that is super comfy, but she has gotten up onto the cushions to sleep. That has made them dingy and a little thread-bare in places.
Back in January I was shopping for fabric for no-sew drapes I was making. Because I knew ahead of time that I wanted to use turquoise, apple green & tangerine colors for Mother's Day Brunch, I was able to snap up this apple green paisley for about $2 a yard. Major score since I needed several yards.
To do this, you literally are going to treat the cushion as if it is a gift you are wrapping... except that you're using fabric instead of wrapping paper and a glue gun instead of tape.
Flip the cushion upside down, so that all of the seams will end up on the bottom or back of the cushion. (just like you would when wrapping a gift...)
Now unlike a present, you will secure the "short" ends first. I do this at the front of the cushion because it creates a smoother look on the finished cushion. (by the way, I wrap the fabric right over the little velcro tabs used for attaching the cushion to the chair.)
(I think this will be the first color of many layers of spray paint for this guy.)
Anyway. Cheap. Easy. Temporary. (It's nice to have options).
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