A seal is, according to the dictionary of the RAE, a ‘strip sell or cloth stuffed with tow or cotton, it gets to the edge of the leaves of doors, balconies or windows so that, when closed, the gaps are covered and it cannot come by them on air in the rooms.” I.e. it is a kind of door and window pads which prevent them from forming air currents and, thus, maintain the heat of the fireplace. In this article, we explain step by step how to do weather stripping for doors and windows.
- Measure the width of the door or window.
- Cut a piece of fabric a couple of inches more than the door or window measured. You can choose to make a rectangular or clinic weather-stripping; in the second case, you also need two fabric circles the bases.
- Sew around the fabric inside out so the seams remain on the inside and are not following the same steps to make a cushion.
- Remember that one side should not sew yet to put the filling.
- Turn over the fabric and fill it with dry sand or cat, or any other material that absorbs moisture.
- Sew the end you were left open.
- You can decorate the cushions for doors and windows as you like, especially if you’re preparing for the children’s room / as.
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- Cat litter (or other filler)
- Needle and thread