How to Repair Torn Boat Cushions How to Repair Torn Boat Cushions
Boat cushions see a lot of action from people and the elements. Boat cushions can easily discolor and crack. You can repair the boat cushions and the following article will show you how.
Step 1 – Remove the Fabric
Take the boat cushions off their seat and turn them over. Remove any staples holding the fabric in place or cut the fabric if adhesive was used. Do this carefully as this will be your template.
Step 2 – Trim the Fabric and Padding
Place the old padding on top of the new, and then trim it with the utility knife. Fit the padding on the corresponding seat to check the fit, and then trim as needed. Place the old fabric on top of the new fabric, trace it with the marker and then cut it out. If the foam padding is larger, cut the fabric larger.
Step 3 – Assemble the Boat Cushions
Place the fabric face down and then place the pad on top of it, making sure it is centered. Pull the short sides up and to the center; glue it in place. Repeat with the long sides. Add staples to further secure the fabric.