That's how I felt after sewing the patio cushion covers I did for this week's My Handmade Home column in the Chronicle Herald.
I was sweating as we wrestled furiously on the carpet, each of us struggling to win. It was strong, but it was no match for me. With one final shove, I beat it into submission and fell back against the floor, exhausted.
Yes, you might say that sewing with waterproof outdoor fabric is a workout.
But! They're done, and they're gorgeous. If you have yucky old cushions on your patio furniture, I would highly recommend sewing these removable cushion covers. No zippers, buttons, or snaps -- just pockets.
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Check out the full tutorial (with step-by-step pictures) in my DIY column.