I would love to share with you how my wrought iron bench looks now!
A few weeks back I purchased this bench at a country sale .
It looks rather stark without a cushion don't you think so I set out to find the perfect fabric.
Not JoAnnes,Fabricland,or any other fabric store......but I found this gray and white print
at IKEA!!! Only $5.99 a metre and I needed 1 1/2 metres. $8.99
This fabric was 150 inches wide. Score!!
Went to quite a few fabric stores and you wouldn't believe the $$$$ that they wanted for
a 3" foam 39"x 18" $69.00....wow I wasn't going to pay that.
I called a few upholsterers and they sent me to Ace Upholstery and sure enough for
that 39" x 18" foam all I paid was $37.50. Quite the difference in price.
Supplies for cushion:
First I measured out my fabric by laying my foam on the top and tracing out the pattern with
Cut one lengths of fabric 150"inches x 3 1/4 inches for my sides and front.
Cut one length of fabric 39" x 4 1/2" for the zipper .
Cut fabric 150" x 1 1/2 " x 3 for my covered piping.
Now I was ready to sew.
I also found at IKEA these cushion covers in gray and white check.
They also have a zipper enclosure. $6.99 each x 2 .
Let's break down my cost. fabric $8.99
zipper $0 had one in my stash
cording $0 also had already
So if you add in the tax for Ontario @ 13% it costs me $52.40.
Love this look!
Thanks for leaving me all those lovely
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