How to Measure Wool to Cover a Natural Latex Cushion


hey I’m Carla Pyle with naturalupholstery
.com today I’m going to show you how to measure your cushion for wool batting
and this is specific for if you’re using a latex foam and the 84 inch wool
batting that we have in our shop which is the premium wool batting if you have
a batting that’s wider you can probably just plug in your width Wait if you
have a batting that’s a different width you can probably just change out the 84
inch width on that worksheet for whatever width yours is so let’s do it in this video I’m going to show you how
to measure to find out how much wool batting you need to wrap your cushion
core be sure to download and follow along with the free worksheet how to
measure your cushion for wool batting which you can find in the link just
below this video when using wool batting the easiest and most economical method to
wrap your cushion is the book wrap in which the entire batt is cut from a
single piece of wool wrapped over to film like a book cover and stitched in
place the first thing you’ll do is measure the width length and depth of your
cushion then plug those dimensions into the spaces provided on your worksheet to
determine how much wool batting you need to buy as you can see from the formulas
shown here your cushion will fall into one of two
situations the worksheet will guide you step-by-step to figure out which
situation applies to your cushion and you’ll end up with the exact
measurements that you need to book wrap your foam with wool batting if you have
any questions about using the worksheet or anything else in this video ask in
the comments below and I’ll do my best to answer if you found this video
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