How to make a cushion with recycled fabric


Many household objects can be made and decorated with t-shirt yarn, and cushions are one of the favorites to be intervened with this material. Today we’ll see an easy way for you to learn how to make a cushion with recycled fabric, so that you can give a new life to the cushions in your house.

How to make a cushion with recycled fabric


  • T-shirt.
  • Sewing machine.
  • Needle.
  • Thread.
  • T-shirt.
  • Scissors.
  • Fabric to fill.
  • Velcro.

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Step by step:

Cut strips of fabric about 30-40 cm long. Sew each strip in the center, leaving a tail of thread on each strip for the next step.


Pull the lower thread to make the ruffle with each strip of fabric, do it carefully so that it is even.


Place the shirt on a flat surface and place the fabric ruffles on it to see if you have enough.


Once you have all the ruffles, you are going to know how wide you can make the pillow. You can also take this measurement out beforehand and make as many ruffles as needed to cover it.

Using the side seam of the shirt as a guide, sew the ruffles to the back of the shirt. When it is completely decorated, sew the bottom of the shirt.


Add the velcro to the top place and fill the cushion, so it’s ready to decorate your home! is a web with a great variety of T-shirt yarn

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