How to Re-Stuff Your Old Sofa Cushions

How to Re-Stuff an Old Sofa -Do you have an old sofa or couch that has started to look pretty sad and saggy?  Today, I am sharing how to re-stuff your old sofa and bring it back to life for just $25. #fixcouchcushions #restuffsofa #sofarefresh http://lehmanlane.net

Do you have an old sofa or couch that has started to look pretty sad and saggy?  Today, I am sharing how to re-stuff your old sofa cushions and bring them back to life for just $25.

How to Re-Stuff Your Old Sofa Cushions

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How to Re-Stuff an Old Sofa Cushions-Do you have an old sofa or couch that has started to look pretty sad and saggy?  Today, I am sharing how to re-stuff your old sofa and bring it back to life for just $25. #fixcouchcushions #restuffsofa #sofarefresh http://lehmanlane.net

With our kitchen remodel done, I finally have time to tackle some small projects around our farmhouse that have been driving me crazy!  Like… our living room sofa.  I found our Restoration Hardware sofa on Craigslist (read my Craigslist tips here) for just $200 a few years ago.  With 4 kids and Moose (who seems to think this sofa is really his dog bed) our living room sofa was starting to look pretty sad.  With no money in our budget for a new sofa I decided to give re-stuffing it a try.

How to Re-Stuff an Old Sofa -Do you have an old sofa or couch that has started to look pretty sad and saggy?  Today, I am sharing how to re-stuff your old sofa and bring it back to life for just $25. #fixcouchcushions #restuffsofa #sofarefresh http://lehmanlane.net

Our RH sofa originally was stuffed with down.  Every time I had to take the covers off to wash them down feathers went everywhere!  Over time, the sofa cushions became more and more saggy and I no longer wanted to sit on our couch.  With cost of down feathers a bit high, I decided to use poly-fil instead.

How to Re-Stuff an Old Sofa -Do you have an old sofa or couch that has started to look pretty sad and saggy?  Today, I am sharing how to re-stuff your old sofa and bring it back to life for just $25. #fixcouchcushions #restuffsofa #sofarefresh http://lehmanlane.net

I found a 10 lb box of Poly-fil for $25 at Walmart.  You can also find them on Amazon.

How to Re-Stuff an Old Sofa -Do you have an old sofa or couch that has started to look pretty sad and saggy?  Today, I am sharing how to re-stuff your old sofa and bring it back to life for just $25. #fixcouchcushions #restuffsofa #sofarefresh http://lehmanlane.net

Using a seam ripper, I opened  a 6 inch opening in the cushion and stuffed it with poly-fil until there was no more room.

How to Re-Stuff an Old Sofa -Do you have an old sofa or couch that has started to look pretty sad and saggy?  Today, I am sharing how to re-stuff your old sofa and bring it back to life for just $25. #fixcouchcushions #restuffsofa #sofarefresh http://lehmanlane.net

I then stitched the opening closed and added the sofa cover back on after washing it.

How to Re-Stuff an Old Sofa -Do you have an old sofa or couch that has started to look pretty sad and saggy?  Today, I am sharing how to re-stuff your old sofa and bring it back to life for just $25. #fixcouchcushions #restuffsofa #sofarefresh http://lehmanlane.net

I used the whole box of poly-fil.  I even added a little bit of poly-fil to the sofa’s matching pillows as well.

How to Re-Stuff an Old Sofa -Do you have an old sofa or couch that has started to look pretty sad and saggy?  Today, I am sharing how to re-stuff your old sofa and bring it back to life for just $25. #fixcouchcushions #restuffsofa #sofarefresh http://lehmanlane.net


Don’t worry if it looks like you overstuffed your sofa cushions at first.

How to Re-Stuff an Old Sofa -Do you have an old sofa or couch that has started to look pretty sad and saggy?  Today, I am sharing how to re-stuff your old sofa and bring it back to life for just $25. #fixcouchcushions #restuffsofa #sofarefresh http://lehmanlane.net

Once you start sitting on your sofa the cushions will fill in and look normal once again :).

How to Re-Stuff an Old Sofa -Do you have an old sofa or couch that has started to look pretty sad and saggy?  Today, I am sharing how to re-stuff your old sofa and bring it back to life for just $25. #fixcouchcushions #restuffsofa #sofarefresh http://lehmanlane.net


How to Re-Stuff an Old Sofa -Do you have an old sofa or couch that has started to look pretty sad and saggy?  Today, I am sharing how to re-stuff your old sofa and bring it back to life for just $25. #fixcouchcushions #restuffsofa #sofarefresh http://lehmanlane.net

How to Re-Stuff an Old Sofa -Do you have an old sofa or couch that has started to look pretty sad and saggy?  Today, I am sharing how to re-stuff your old sofa and bring it back to life for just $25. #fixcouchcushions #restuffsofa #sofarefresh http://lehmanlane.net

I hope this inspires anyone who has a tired, saggy looking couch to give re-stuffing your sofa cushions a try.

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  1. You clever girl. Now, I do have a question. When you wash your slipcovers do you air dry them? Do you put them back on wet, or? We bought a new couch from IKEA for the flat and it has washable slipcovers.

    1. Hi Susan! I air dry these sofa slipcovers because they are velvet but I do have a few slipcovered chairs from IKEA and most of the time I air dry them as well. However, I have put the IKEA slipcovers in my dryer on extra low when I am in a rush to put the slipcovers back on and they haven’t seem to shrink at all :). I hope you are enjoying your new flat!

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