Fun and Colorful Hamburger Cushions.

by Chris Gardner

Love the hamburger bed, but not quite up to the intensity? Get a taste of these hamburger scatter cushions, equally fun all stacked up or spread about.

hamburger cushions Fun and Colourful Hamburger Scatter Cushions

From NotToday's Etsy shop:
"These fun and colourful hamburger scatter cushions are a great addition to any lounge room, or living are!
Each cushion is approx 75cm across the middle, and the two tomato cushions are approx 35cm across the middle.
This yummy centrepiece looks great scattered and...

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MNU: Boxed and Corded Cushion at Home

by Mod Home Ec Teacher

created at: 2009-07-23

Viewing someone's project out of context doesn't always convey it's fabulousness. In my Monday Night Upholstery post yesterday, there was no way to understand how the green cushion would look at home. This morning she sent me this photo of her handmade, three button boxed and corded bench cushion. She can now make boxed and corded cushions whenever she wants to.  Teaching to fish... 

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DIY: Replacing Foam in a Lounge Chair Cushion

by Mod Home Ec Teacher

  

created at: 2009-05-08

There's no question that down cushions are high-end and luxurious. The down side (ha! no pun intended) is that they lack resilience and don't provide the springiness many folks want in their seat. The problem with foam cushions is that they get compacted and crumbly after years of use.  Many people ask me how to change out their down cushions to foam, or just replace their flattened out foam cushions. To see a very DIY friendly,

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Easy-To-Make Floor Cushions From Old Sofa Pillows.

by Chris Gardner

The Associated Content circuit has published this useful how-to to make floor pillows from old couch cushions, perfect for on-the-floor dining, video games, or to seat a roomful of little ones. The design is a variation on the envelope pillow, which allows the cushions to be removed and the covers washed, or switched out. The instructions include measurement and pattern making...

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How-to Insert a Zipper

by Mod Home Ec Teacher

created on: 04/02/08

Whether you buy a zipper at the fabric store or use a roll of zipper "tape", the steps for inserting a zipper are really very simple.  You need a zipper foot for your sewing machine.  This how-to shows you how to insert a home dec sort of zipper used in cushions, pillows and slipcovers. The zipper I am inserting here is 40" long and will be the back band or boxing on a window seat cushion.

What you need:

zipper

sewing machine...

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Barcelona Cushion Clock [Hackable for sure]

by Chris Gardner

It's about time for the Barcelona Cushion Clock from MonkeyNose:

 

The cushion is styled after (or to complement?) Miles Van Der Rohe's classic Barcelona Chair:
 
 
Of course, with a battery operated clock movement, some basswood for hands,a pillow or cushion (handmade or purchase), and some clever scissor work and sewing, this could be yours for well under the retail price of £13.95.

 


 

 

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