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August 12, 2017 18:07

How to make an ottoman with his own hands

soft and comfortable ottoman can become not just an interesting piece of furniture, but also a practical thing that occupies very little space.Depending on the style of decoration such products, it can fit perfectly in any room design.Besides, tinkering and decorate the interior with their own hands - it is a pleasant experience, which will allow to realize the reality of original ideas for decorating the home.


  • Frame ottoman
    • Tools and materials
    • Ottoman own hands: Walkthrough
  • Ottoman from plastic bottles
    • Materials for
    • process of making
  • Manufacturing padded stools ofcoil
    • Materials and tools
    • stepwise process of making
  • colorful ottoman fabric
    • Materials for
    • Getting manufacturing
  • ottoman in the form of a ball
    • Getting Started
    • Steps for
  • Do ottoman from sweaters
    • Materials and tools
    • Step by Step
  • Conclusion

Frame ottoman

this part household differs versatility.Ottoman can be part of the decor, serve as chair and just be a convenient place to

store small items.And if the frameless version was selected for its production - ideally suited as a toy.Options for how to make your own ottoman, there are several.Let us consider some of them in more detail.

Tools and materials

This example of the work is done on a standard size pouf - 400h400h500 mm.To construct the product will need the following:

  • piano hinges - 2 pcs;
  • bar 150h40h40 mm - 1 pc;
  • chipboard with dimensions 1750h2400h16 mm;
  • material for upholstery, 50 mm thick - batting, holofayber, foam or padding polyester;
  • furniture casters - 4 pieces;
  • dense fabric for decorative upholstery.

To produce pouf require such tools:

  • carpenter's glue;
  • line;
  • screws for wood;
  • screwdriver;
  • pencil;
  • staple gun;
  • hacksaw with fine teeth;
  • hammer.

Ottoman own hands: walkthrough

  1. initially necessary to make the marks on the work surface.Make the blanks:
  • 2 rectangular segment 370h400 mm - for pouf walls;
  • 2 rectangular billet 370h370 mm - for the lateral portions;
  • 1 square fragment of 400x400 mm.
  1. Then proceed to cutting out fragments, using a hacksaw.
  2. Saw the existing timber into 4 parts so that each length was 370 mm.


  1. Collect a box of all the cut pieces.Should get a frame with a height of 370 mm.
  2. Secure the joiner's glue boards for the corners of the inner structure.This will give it rigidity.
  3. Fix the frame corners with screws from the outside.On request, can enhance the design of metal corners.
  4. then apply glue to the bottom part of the box and the ends of bars.
  5. Glue bottom of a frame and let dry.
  6. then strengthen construction screws, screwing them at the ends of the box.
  7. start making cap.Screw the 4-bar stop on the inner sides of the perimeter.
  8. Ensure that the stiffeners are installed properly and do not interfere with the lid closed.


12. Then, proceed to the upholstery ottoman.In this process rely on their imagination.As upholstery optimally suitable foam, batting, or holofayber sintepon.


13. Article available!This ottoman in the interior of the home will be not only a decorative element, but also a functional cupboard to store things.


Ottoman from plastic bottles

as a material suitable for home padded stools unusual at first glance things.For example, plastic bottles.This is the most affordable way of home construction pouf, which is highly decorative and practical to use.

Materials for

For workflow, you will need these materials:

  • bottles with lids - 40 pieces;
  • scissors;
  • foam or padding polyester for the lining;
  • Scotch wide;
  • needles and thread;
  • needles or crochet hook;
  • yarn;
  • stapler;
  • decorative fabric type.

manufacturing process

  1. To build an ottoman of the bottles need to take plastic containers (with lids should be tightly twisted) and using adhesive tape to connect them with several layers.
  2. Bottles can hold together all at once, but for the greater strength of the product is better to fix them in batches on a few pieces.A result obtained after the section once again to seal between them.


3. The next step is to make the pattern from the bottom of the carton.To do this, attach the workpiece with a circumference of 400 mm on the board and draw a pencil.

4. On the basis of the resulting pattern need to cut out two pieces.

5. Then lay them on both sides padded stools and secure means of adhesive tape.

6. This is followed to prepare the lining.It is necessary to cut 2 circles and one rectangle, which will serve to wrap the product.


7. Using a staple gun to nail the cardboard frame foam.

8. Foam pads are placed on the product and stapled.

9. Proceed with making the cover.For this purpose, any suitable dense fabric.

10. The final stage is to link the top and sides of the ottoman, which in the end you need to sew to the bottom.

11. Ottoman fully prepared.


padded stools Manufacture of coil

Customize the home environment detail of a classic or rustic style sofa can be made using pufiks coil.This option will make a lasting product which can be decorated to your liking.Thanks to what will be an original pouf complement any interior room.

Materials and tools

Before you begin any of the work, you need to prepare the following:

  • coil made of wood or particle board;
  • foam;
  • glue;
  • foam or batting;
  • fabric;
  • cardboard;
  • staple gun;
  • drill;
  • sewing machine.

Step manufacturing process

  1. Initially, you need to cut foam parts that correspond to the size of the top of the coil.
  2. with glue to seal them together.
  3. Next to work with fabric, batting and foam making template.To do this, draw a circle on the paper, leaving the "allowance" for the joints.


  1. Process the wooden circle with glue and fasten the pre-cut circle of foam.


  1. Then wrap the cardboard structure, fixing his stapler and adhesive.


  1. Then poof batting wrap and secure the bottom stapler.Make all the necessary measurements, remove the extra pieces and begin to upholstery fabric.


  1. Then sew fabric cover and is worn on the ottoman.Note that the decorative upholstery should be tight, but not too much.
  2. In conclusion drill holes and attach the legs to the plate.
  3. work is finished.

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colorful ottoman fabric

Fill the interior of colorful hues help ottoman, combining different colors.Such everyday objects will allow to bring in the overall design of the room, and bright accents make it more original.

Materials for

To create an original interior detail, we need to prepare the following:

  • pieces of different fabrics, but combined with each other flowers;
  • cloth lining;
  • material for the filler;
  • needle, thread;
  • sewing machine;
  • buttons large enough.

Getting manufacturing

  1. The first step is to create a pattern.To do it, draw a circle with a diameter of future products.The resultant circle should be divided into parts.Initially, the four, then each additional 3 fragment.
  2. Using these parts, cut out the pieces of fabric in the form of petals, leaving two centimeters in the stitching.
  3. The same manipulation and perform with a backing fabric.
  4. These elements need to sew the sides.
  5. Get to the bottom of the construction of the future product.It is desirable to use for this dense tissue.
  6. from the wrong side, sew the lower part of the upper fabric pouf.Thus it is necessary to leave the nezashitym a "petal".
  7. then should turn the fabric and fill the prepared material.
  8. Sew the product completely.
  9. Mask seams large buttons, When sewing them in the middle padded stools from above and below.


Ottoman in the form of a ball

ottoman bedroom diversify and complement any environment.Additionally, most require simple and available materials for fabrication of the piece of furniture.

Getting Started

for producing such a padded stools, you need to prepare the following:

  • polyethylene;
  • thread with a needle;
  • machine for sewing;
  • fabric in two colors;
  • material for fiber filling;
  • graph paper.

Steps for

  1. Using graph paper is necessary to make a pattern.To do this, you can use any round object such as a ball of large size.
  2. Measure the circumference of the ball, and the data is divided by 2.
  3. then need to divide that number by 5, so that the two extremes of the fragment and the 3 in the middle of the same size.
  4. At the output we get the diameter of the circle and the width of the bands.
  5. followed by drawing a line below on the basis of the width of the resulting parts.
  6. Cut the bottom of the polyethylene.We impose it on the front page and fasten the edges with duct tape.
  7. Likewise receive the item for the middle band.We translate the items on the paper.
  8. Making the pattern of the future product of fabrics of different colors, while leaving 1 cm seam.
  9. sew parts together to form a uniform strip.
  10. The next step should be to consolidate the band consistently with round parts.
  11. reserve nezashitym end of the middle band, and fill the product prepared for this material.
  12. sew up the hole left invisible seam.
  13. Ottoman completely ready to use.


Make ottoman from sweaters

rather unusual solution in the interior will be a pouf made from sweaters.This furniture item will fit into any home design, especially for decorating a child's room.Consider the detailed master class padded stools with their own hands.

Materials and tools

To perform this operation you need to prepare the following:

  • old wool sweater;
  • fabric for the cover;
  • felt;
  • polystyrene;
  • thread;
  • scissors;
  • needle.

Step by Step

  1. Take the felt and cut a circle out of it we need diameter.This will be the bottom of our ottoman.
  2. Then prepare to work sweater wrap the inside of the sleeves and sew the hole.
  3. Next to the bottom of the sweater you need to sew a circle of felt.
  4. The next step is to cut out the fabric rectangle measuring 50x70 cm.
  5. sew from his holster, while making the top hem.It will serve us for the strap, we tighten the neck cover.
  6. resulting cover should be placed in a sweater and filled with polystyrene foam.
  7. The last step will be tightening and tying shoelaces.
  8. Poof ready to use.



Of the above-described methods of manufacturing ottoman you will surely find the most suitable for you.These comfortable interior attributes carry not only practical, but also a decorative function.Ottoman with back or frameless make your life easier and decorate a home environment.Besides manufacturing of own elements of the interior - it is an appropriate area for the creative realization.

Video tutorial on how to make puff their own hands is presented below: