Calculate the amount of fabric to purchase for Cushions
GUIDELINES - ALL STYLES
as accurately as possible. Do not add to your measurements.
along the edges of the cushion. Do not measure across or over the top of the
confuse knife-edge throw pillow style cushions with mock box or soft box
box and mock box cushions usually have pleats or gathers in the corners.
Knife-edge do not.
mistake the width with the length. Zippers should always run along the width
of the cushion.
your cushions have welt edges, do not include the welt in your measurements,
unless the covers CANNOT be removed.
MEASURE SOFT OR MOCK BOX CUSHIONS.
the length and width
the marks as your starting or stopping point for your
along the edge, as shown. Do not measure over the top of the cushion
measuring the length and width on these types of cushions, you need to be
careful not to overlap the measurements. Since these types of cushions do
not have a defined edge along which to measure, here's some tips.
each corner. Place the marks on the welt or seam.
the height or thickness
the outer-most tips of the pleats or gathers as shown, then measure from mark to
your cushion has a zipper along the bottom or back, check to see if it has a
seam that runs across the ends of the zipper. If there is, measure along
this seam to determine the height or thickness.
way to determine the height or thickness is at a corner.
NOT add to this measurement. The result will be a cover that is too large