Does sitting on your sofa remind you of sitting on the high school's bleachers? Or, on the other hand, do you sink too far into the couch when you sit down? You don't need to spend thousands on new furniture. You just need to give your sofa a "facelift" by restuffing the cushions.
Things You'll Need
- Memory foam mattress pad
Purchase an inexpensive memory foam mattress pad. The size you need will depend on the size of your furniture. For example, if you're working on a love seat, you'll likely need only a twin size mattress pad.
Measure your sofa's cushions. The measurements don't have to be exact. Let's say your cushions measure approximately 20 by 35 inches. Subtract 2 inches from each number, giving you 18 by 33 inches. Now, create a pattern for yourself. Use a marker to draw a square/rectangle on the foam pad using your calculations, and cut along the lines. Do this for however many cushions you need to make.
When you take the cushion off the sofa, you will most likely find a zipper on the back of it. However, if you're working on a sectional, you may have to feel around the edges to find the hook-and-loop fastener access. Fold a foam square in half and stuff it into the cushion. Position it smooth side up, on top of the existing stuffing. If your current stuffing is completely broken down, replace it entirely with multiple squares of foam stacked on top of each other.
- Photo Credit Jupiterimages/BananaStock/Getty Images
How to Have Natuzzi Leather Sofa Cushions Restuffed
Natuzzi is an Italian manufacturer of leather and fabric sofas and chairs, with its products generally regarded as high-quality pieces of furniture....
How to Re-Stuff Leather Cushions
Leather cushions can be a beautiful addition to your home and couch. They can add elegance and sophistication to a room. With...
How to Restuff a Living Room Chair Cushion
Day-to-day use of chairs can cause the cushions to become flattened and uncomfortable. The cushion covers can appear wrinkled and unattractive if...
How to Refill or Stuff a Large Sofa Cushion Pillow
Sofas are perhaps the hardest working pieces of furniture in the house. According to DiySofa, "Sofa history can be traced back to...
How to Restuff a Feather Pillow
Feather pillows present a special laundering dilemma. While manufacturers' care instructions generally permit machine washing and drying, it can be difficult to...
How to Stuff Couch Cushions
Most couch cushions are either formed with foam inserts or stuffed with polyester or a wool-blend stuffing. Stuffing or re-stuffing couch cushions...
How to Restuff a Couch Cushion
Worn couch cushions can become uncomfortable or sometimes even unbearable to sit on. A good couch doesn't need to be tossed out...