After few years use, patio chaise lounge cushions can become stained and faded. It is commonly happened that the frames of the furniture are still in a good condition but the cushions are not attractive anymore. Purchasing cushions can be fairly expensive and it is possible that you will find difficulty to meet the pattern and the color that can work with the ideas that you have in mind. Therefore, these are going to give you several tips that will guide you to recover patio chaise lounge cushions.
Firstly, you need to examine your old patio chaise lounge chair. You need to check the condition of the foam of stuffing. If it is not in good condition, you have to measure the cushion and you should buy the new foam or stuffing material. You have to make sure that the new filler for your cushions is certainly designed for outdoor use.
Secondly, you have to measure your old cushion in order to easily determine the yardage required. You need to purchase the required yardage, and then allow extra to match the stripes or patterns and also for making ties to secure the cushions to the frame of chaise lounge. After that, you need to purchase the fabric. If the cushions will be left outside for all time, you should purchase sun resistant fabric.
Thirdly, you should make the pattern of your old cushion on the newspaper. You need to allow for ½ inch on all of the sides for the seam allowances. Then, you can start to measure the length of the old ties and you need to make a note of it.
Fourthly, you need to cut the new foam by using newspaper pattern. After that, you should cut the fabric by using pattern drawn and cut the fabric for ties.
Fifthly, you need to sew the seams of fabric, leave one end open for the stuffing and then turn right side out. The ties must be sewed and attached to the cover of the cushion by utilizing the same positioning as the old cushion. Moreover, you need to sew the Velcro to the both sides of the open end of cushion cover.
Lastly, you need to stuff the cushion into the cover of the cushion and then fasten the Velcro opening. After that, attach to the frame of the chaise lounge with ties.