How-To: Hack a Mattress into a Couch

Home Yarncraft

Mattresses are big, bulky, and hard to recycle. If you don’t have space/use for your otherwise-fine mattress, try hacking it into a couch! This tutorial will go through cutting through the different parts of the mattress and making new coverings for the pieces.


101: Upholstery

2 thoughts on “How-To: Hack a Mattress into a Couch

  1. Goli Mohammadi says:

    Wow! Now *that’s* creative reuse. I love that she was not afraid to cut right through that mattress. Inspirational!

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Becky Stern is a Content Creator at Autodesk/Instructables, and part time faculty at New York’s School of Visual Arts Products of Design grad program. Making and sharing are her two biggest passions, and she's created hundreds of free online DIY tutorials and videos, mostly about technology and its intersection with crafts. Find her @bekathwia on YouTube/Twitter/Instagram.

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