How do you determine the size of a cushion?

- Once you have the piece of furniture you want to make a cushion for it’s easy to determine the size of your finished cushion. Using measurements right from the chair we can decide our yardage and the cut piece sizes you will need. So lets get started.

## How do I calculate how much fabric I need for a box cushion?

Measure the height of the cushion if you are covering a box cushion. Multiply the width of the cushion by two and the depth of the cushion by two, and add those numbers together to figure out how much fabric you will need to make the sides, front and back of the box cushion.

## How do you calculate yardage for a cushion?

Start by measuring the length and width of an individual cushion from the furniture piece. Multiply the length by two to account for both the cushion’s top and bottom faces, and add an inch to the length and width to account for the seams.

## What is a standard cushion size?

Traditionally the most common size and shape for a cushion was the square, and this is available in sizes from 30cm x 30cm (12inch x 12inch), 40cm x 40cm (16inch x x16 inch), 45cm x 45cm (18inch x 18inch) and 60cm x 60cm (24inch x 24inch).

## What size should seat cushions be?

Depending on your personal tastes, the chair pad can be slightly smaller or slightly larger than the seat itself. However, this size difference should not exceed 1-2 inches maximum. This size is ideal for small-space living or for those who prefer the look of cushions that are slightly smaller than their seats.

## How do I calculate how much fabric I need?

Figure out how much fabric you need with this formula:

- Width of fabric divided by width of one piece equals the number of pieces that fit into width (rounded down to the whole number).
- Total number of pieces divided by number of pieces that fit into width equals number of rows you need.

## How many yards of fabric do I need calculator?

Dimensions that fit into the width of the fabric Take the total length you need and divide by 36 to calculate how many yards you need. Most of our fabric is sold in full yard increments, so round up to the nearest yard.

## How many yards do I need for outdoor cushions?

It took me almost eight yards to cover all the cushions. That includes a total of eight cushions. That’s approximately one yard (54″ wide) per cushion, but I was able to cut two side-by-side in my fabric.