I even tried to keep the original covers, they were much improved after washing, but between shrinkage and restuff ing, they were way too small. They will be re cycled into cat bed material. The top is the dirty example the bottom is clean, and the colors pop now, lucky kitty.
In the end, I kept the original foam which was in good shape, and wrapped it in two types of batting. One cushion wrap, which is thick and stiff the other was the final wrapping with soft n crafty, both available at Joann's.
Instead of drafting a pattern, the cloth was draped over the cushions, marked, and reproduced two times to complete the seats.
Here are some in process pics, stuffing before and after.
Draping bottom cushion.
This project was aprox $90, with fabric from Boca Bargoon's moving sale (chocolate brown wool flannel), the batting from Joann's, purchased with coupons, and the 3m super 77 adhesive used to keep the batting from shifting.
It's good to have the cushions installed in the frame again, so the living room is beginning to get its dignity back. Time to celebrate with a little couch potato Netflix binge watching, before I get back to painting ......