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How to Make a Hinged Cushion Cover

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How to Make a Hinged Back Cushion Video demonstrates step-by-step how to create a large cushion with a hinge that serves as both the back and seat of a chair. This video will walk you through patterning and sewing the fabric and cutting and inserting the foam. You will also learn how to make an optional attached pillow for the top of the cushion. Hinged cushions can be found on both indoor and outdoor furniture.
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Comment by Carol Fryer on July 14, 2013 at 1:31am

Thank you so much for the tips. Love them.

Comment by Ags on July 10, 2013 at 12:22pm

Great video.  Even if I'm not making the exact same cushion, several of the techniques and tips used in this one would apply to making other cushion covers as well.  I have never used the basting tape but am certainly going to consider it now. Helpful and interesting.  Thanks.

Comment by Phyllis Chambliss on July 8, 2013 at 2:28pm

Very nice, but when i put the zpper in i don't cut it off.

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