DIY Window Seat Cushion in Under an Hour
All that was left to do was make the cushion for my window seat. I did it all for less than $60 dollars and in under an hour!
I started by having to wood cut for me at Home Depot. I went with plywood as it was inexpensive and would do the job.
Once I got the wood home I laid out all my materials. Then I needed to cut the foam for the cushion.
I cut the foam using a box cutter, making sure not to go all the way through and mess up the carpet underneath. With the thin amount that was left uncut, I was able to just pull it apart.
I laid the fabric out on the floor, placed the foam on top and then the wood bottom. I attached the fabric to the wood using a staple gun. I wrapped the short ends like a present to allow the folds to be on the sides closest to the wall and leaving a nice finished edge on the front of the cushion.
I flipped the board over and set it on top of the seat area and enjoyed!
For full project details, more pictures, and a list of all materials used, check out my blog post.
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Rachel Long Brink on Dec 04, 2018
I have been looking for a way to make cushions for my bay window seat. You have I inspired me. Thank you!
How thick is the foam that you used? I make these window seat cushions often fir clients and I always wrap the wood with polyester batting before stapling the fabric to make it more comfortable to sit on. I always cover the raw wood on the underside of the cushion as well. These cushions are so easy to make.
Did you use plywood or osb? The picture looks like osb.