Looking to update your patio decor and love to sew? Even if you are not yet and expert at sewing, these awesome ideas can be made pretty easily and quickly. From cushions to curtains to hammocks and portable poufs, you are sure to find something you adore and simply must make this weekend. Follow the easy step by step tutorials and free patterns to learn how….
Make some curtains for the outdoors with this easy to follow tutorial for making some drapes that could look great on the patio or any outdoor living space.
For a creative outdoor seating idea that does not cost much to make and you get ot have in your favorite coordinating fabrics, learn how to sew this DIY pouf ottoman.
Don’t throw away old jeans because you might just need it for a super cute project like this old jeans hexagonal pillow. It’s always fun and rewarding to recycle your old denim jeans into something that’s pretty and functional. Pop on over to Polka Dot Chair to get the tutorial and check out how gorgeous the pillow is sitting in a coastal inspired living room.
Never knew shower curtains can be transformed into something this gorgeous! Shower curtains are not only inexpensive, but they are durable and can stand up to moisture. This makes them perfect for outdoor use. And the best part? They are really cheap. So, head on over to Pretty Handy Girl and she’ll show you how to create an outdoor bench cushion with piping using shower curtains.
Looking to refresh the look of your outdoor pillows? This project is so easy, you have got to keep reading. What I really love is the pink anchor applique sewn into the pillow. It gives off such a warm vibe of a nautical themed home. It’s a great money saver too since you won’t have to buy new outdoor pillows every time they get moldy and stinky – you just change the covers.
Home Edit has got the perfect tutorial for a DIY Floor Pouf. Floor pillows are a great accessory for any room. With multiple functions such as an ottoman for your feet or an impromptu side table, these versatile pillows can be custom made in various sizes or even shapes for your space! This project can be completed even by a beginner sewer and can be made in less than an hour. Pretty awesome, right?
The beauty of a mudcloth design is that it doesn’t need to be perfect. Using the white paint pen, freehand a design in rows. The yardstick is helpful in making lines down the length of the canvas. Repeat the pattern of rows across the whole fabric. Continue on the back, if desired. Let HGTV guide you on the how-tos and guidelines in creating your very own DIY Mudcloth Hammock Chair.
The chairs are very lovely with their new cushions! I think it is so great if we can repurpose and reuse, it saves money and keeps things from the landfill. And this is by far the best explained guide for this type of project I’ve found. This tutorial is so easy to follow, and those corners will make more sense when you are actually making the covers.
Need some new outdoor cushion covers but can’t find what you want for the price? DIY cushion covers are awesome because they cost a fraction of what it would to buy them, you get higher quality fabric, and can choose the colors and patterns of your choice. I never see patterns I absolutely love in stores, anyway, so I knew this was the next DIY project for me.
How much fun are those cushions!! I love how they add such great impact to the outdoor chairs. These are great, and it gives me the incentive to tackle my cushions that have needed this for several years, yes I have procrastinated this again. I am ready to sew!
Throw in some outdoor pillows and a few concrete planters and your space is ready to go! Having these cushions on the outdoor benches makes the space look much more finished and one million times more comfortable. Once you get this cushion-making technique down you’ll be not only able to update your outdoor space, but you can also apply the principles to making cushions for lots of other seating options as well.
I sew, but always procrastinate doing upholstery/window treatments – even though I have a lot that need doing. These are reminding me to find some cute fabrics to get me in the mood. Sewing for your home is always a fun project. I’ve made slipcovers, pillows and covered many a chair seat. Your cushions turned out wonderful! Now you can make a matching table runner or placemat …baby steps!