Futon Pad – Whether you are recovering an old futon or making one from scratch, making a futon cover is an easy task, even for the novice craftsman. It allows you to take care of the textures, colors and fabric styles that cover the futon mattress and gives you the ability to coordinate with the decor of your home. Requires only a few materials, a home futon cover takes less than 15 minutes to complete.
Futon pad layer the two sheets of fabric evenly, one on top of the other. Lay the two sheets of fabric evenly, one on top of the other. Sew all but one of the 80-inch edges of the fabric sheet. Sew all but one of the 80-inch edges of the fabric sheets together. Make sure that only the edges of the fabric adhere. Line up the zipper tape with the open edge of the top layer of the fabric. Zipper ribbon line with the open edge of the top fabric layer.
Make sure the side of the drawer rack is facing down, with the futon pad vinyl fabric tape overlapping the edge of the fabric by 1/2 inch. Make a tight stitch down the entire 80-inch length of the zipper tape, adhering to only the top layer of the fabric. Make a well-adjusted stitch below the full length of 80 inches of zipper strap, adhering to only the top layer of fabric.