Size Guide

Size Guide

In the Introduction, we'll discuss 3 topics to consider before selecting a size.

If you prefer to skip the introduction, you can jump directly to size charts which features photos, approximate dimensions, videos, and helpful information about each product style that we make.

Definitions follow the size charts.

Introduction Part 1 of 3

Sizing Considerations

Should the cushion cover 100% of the seat? Most customers find that the cushion is comfortable as long as the approximate dimensions of the chair pad are within 1"-2" of the seat size (plus or minus).  The mail order catalogs that carry our products typically show 1"-2" of seat around the cushion in their catalog photos, but you can select a size that covers more of the seat if you prefer the look.  Back rest cushions are typically comfortable as long as the cushion covers the spindles; whether you select a size that will completely cover the spanners is a matter of preference.  Cushions may not fit all styles of furniture, and furniture size labels vary by brand, please measure your furniture before you purchase.    Please don't assume that your seat is "standard" or "extra-large", you might be surprised!  

Q: Why do some cushions say size "Standard" but others say "Small"?

A:  Cushions made of indoor fabrics are sized according to indoor furniture standards.  Cushions made of indoor/outdoor fabrics are sized according to outdoor furniture standards; outdoor furniture is typically larger.

Introduction Part 2 of 3


Our items are made by skilled sewers, not mass-produced by machine! If you've grown accustomed to purchasing mass-produced items, you may not be familiar with ordering products that have a "tolerance".  In the textiles industry, "tolerance" is the degree of slight variation which is acceptable in a finished product. Textiles include fashion clothing and home decor made from fabric. Tolerances may include slight differences from featured size, weight, shape, construction or fabric characteristics.    You can read about how tolerances differ from manufacturer's defects here.  We trust that if you're shopping with us, you share our belief that the unique characteristics of hand-crafted goods are part of their beauty. 

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Approximate Dimensions

It is only possible to give approximate measurements for items made from fabric and fill, because these materials are pliable.  Pliable means the item is made of materials that can move to some degree; this shifting, compressing or expanding can result in slight changes to the size and shape.  Following proper care instructions for your fill will allow your item to recover it's proper size and shape.  Fill means shredded latex foam for cushions and travel buddies. Decorative pillows are filled with polyester fiber or feathers & down.  With more than 60 years of experience making latex foam filled cushions and textile home decor, you can trust that our approximate dimensions have allowed thousands of customers to order to their satisfaction!  (Well, you don't have to take our word for it, you can read some of our recent  testimonials. )    

Indoor Dining Chair Pads

This YouTube video shows why our chair pads last years longer than the competition, with how to measure at 0:45.


15"D x 17"W x 2.5"H

Fits many dining side chairs, some swivel bar chairs, some windsor chairs and some desk chairs.


16.5"D x 18"W x 2.5"H

Fits many dining arm chairs, larger side chairs; some captain's chairs, windsor chairs; many bar chairs; small rockers.


18"D x 20"W x 3"H

Fits many wicker and ratan chairs; some lounge style dining chairs; and some wheelchairs. No ties.

All dimensions are approximate.

Bar Stool Covers & Bistro Cushions

Round Stool

13"-14" Diameter

Adjustable yoke fits most barstools with a round seat 1"-2" thick and no back. Not intended to fit diner or shop style stools with a wide metal band around the seat.

Saddle Stool

10"D x 17"W x 2"H

Fits many saddle seat bar stools, gaucho stools & satori seats. Cushions tie onto rectangular stools with extra-long ties.

Bistro Cushion

16" Diameter, 2" Thick

Fits many outdoor bistro sets with round seats and a back. Not intended for bar stools. Fits some larger indoor bistro dining sets with a round seat and a back.  

All dimensions are approximate.

Rocking Chair Pads

This YouTube video shows why our rocking chair pads last years longer than the competition, with how to measure at 1:06.


Seat: 16"D x 17"W x 2.5"H 
 Back: 16"W x 21"L

Fits many antique and heirloom rocking chairs and some new indoor rocking chairs.


Seat: 19.5"D x 19"W x 2.5"H 
Back: 18"W x 23"L

Fits many porch rocking chairs and some new indoor "Presidential" rocking chairs.


Seat: 20"D x 21"W x 2.5"H 
Back: None

Fits many jumbo rockers. Back rest cushion not available in size XXL; seat cushion only.

All dimensions are approximate.

Industrial Tolix Chair Cushions & Stool Cushions

Tolix Chair Cushions

14"w x 14"d

Specially sized to fit metal chairs with longer ties placed in the center for splat back chairs.

Tolix Stool Pads

12"w x 12"d

Fits most tolix style stools and square seat bar chairs. Ties at four corners fit either backless stools or bar-height chairs.

All dimensions are approximate.

Window Treatments

52" Width is the full width when laid flat or hung banner style.  Photos and videos show window treatment on a 36" wide frame.

Tie-Up Valances

52" Wide, 27" Drop 
3" Rod Pocket, No Header

Unlined. Directional fabrics fit 2.5" continental rod. Non-directional fabrics fit 2.5" continental or 1" utility rods. 14" drop when tied.

Cafe Valances

52"Wide, 14"Drop
1.5" Rod Pocket, 1" Header

Unlined. Fits 1" utility rods. Available in most fabrics. Can be paired with an untied tie-up valance to create a tier pair.  

All dimensions are approximate.

Patio Cushions

All dimensions are approximate.

I am in LOVE with these seat cushions. Beyond being perfectly represented in their picture, the quality and comfort are fabulous. I would not hesitate to order from this company again.

Nicole G | Ramsey, MN 
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