1/4" Cloth Backed Sew Foam

1/4" Cloth Backed Sew Foam

Product ID: 1454120-1540

$11.85 per Yard

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  • Width: 54"
  • Thickness: 0.25"
  • Please Note: This product comes in various colors and different types of foam are used to create this product. Colors, foam type, and foam density cannot be guaranteed. If ordering more than 20 yards, the multiple pieces of your order may vary from each other.
  • Sold: Sold by the Yard
  • Maximum Continuous Length: Approximately 20 Yards, when ordering more than 20 Yards please note it may come in more than one piece.

Cloth-backed sew foam in 1/4" thickness. Great quality sew foam that's easy to work with. Ideal for boat seats and many other projects that call for thin, durable padding. 54" width. Sold by the yard.

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I used this to cover rebound foam on a weight bench before applying the vinyl cover.
Jackie B on Dec 4, 2018
The price for this item was reasonable. Easy check out :)
Thomas R on Nov 3, 2018
I used this to cover rebound foam on a weight bench before applying the vinyl cover.
Jackie B on Dec 4, 2018
To add padding
JOSEPH B on Dec 2, 2018
The price for this item was reasonable. Easy check out :)
Thomas R on Nov 3, 2018
to pad vinyl stitching pattern
Rosanne L on Oct 31, 2018
Headliner backing for a Chevrolet K5 Blazer
LEE B on Sep 3, 2018
Structure of visor
Karen L on Jul 27, 2018
This product is a necessity for automobile seat upholstery. It is nice to be able to purchase this product in any length needed.
Richard F on Jul 20, 2018
I'm making a Thor Costume. I need this as padding!
Miranda H on Jul 5, 2018
inner lining between two layers of upholstery fabric that will cover the backing and seat area of a chair
Susan E on Jun 14, 2018
cushion for vinyl covering in car interior
David T on Jun 5, 2018
It's great for backing fabric when reupholstering vehicle seats
LISA B on Jun 4, 2018
To make a protective tote
Julie M on May 18, 2018
Good to use as a divider
EMMALY K on Apr 24, 2018
theater costume
Jill J on Apr 10, 2018
Craft project, creating luggage compartments
Sirena B on Mar 20, 2018
added cushioning for medical device neck brace
PHIL B on Jan 29, 2018
recovering ford maverick rear seats
Joann M on Dec 4, 2017
Upholstery for automotive seats
Forrest S on Dec 1, 2017
need to make some shooting shoulder pad for Boy scouts/4 H kids shooters.
william b on Nov 23, 2017
Making Xmas slippers. Will use on soles.
Deena S on Nov 10, 2017
TERRY L on Nov 6, 2017
I need it for a boat reupholstery project.
James S on Nov 3, 2017
I'm trying to create a sling to aid in training my dog to walk again.
sam r on Oct 22, 2017
To make a costume
County of C on Oct 17, 2017
Looked perfect for seat backs. Reupholstering chairs.
Sarah K on Sep 3, 2017
packing pottery
ed o on Sep 1, 2017
I need to upholster four chairs and wanted to add some padding before I put my fabric. The chairs are old but the wood is still good so I decided to make them like new!
G O on Aug 26, 2017
Ideal for my needs and good product
D A on Jul 23, 2017
Met specifications desired... Difficult product to find
DIANE R on Jun 27, 2017
For car upholstery
David L on Jun 15, 2017
Need for car upolstrey
JEFF W on May 30, 2017
Price and application
Dana K on May 30, 2017
I am redoing dining room chairs
janice r on May 28, 2017
Recovering an old motorcycle seat. Need to cover the old foam seat before putting new vinyl over it.
Kyle S on May 22, 2017
I'm building a custom motorcycle seat and I needed something to smooth out the final layer before applying the vinyl. I'm not sure yet if it's the right stuff, but it was only $10, so I figured I'd give it a shot.
Seamus O on May 12, 2017
Auto upholstery door panel
JON C on Apr 25, 2017
need it for upholstery work!
JASON K on Apr 14, 2017
headliner for my skid steer
ANDREW T on Apr 10, 2017
I chose this type of foam to finishing off my upholstery for my van, foam looks better quality than ordinary foam, and affordable price.
JACK S on Mar 15, 2017
trying to make a pillow more comfortable! hope it works!
LINDA S on Mar 7, 2017
Needed for inside of pillars of 1950 Dodge. Plan to cover it with headliner material and hold it in place with door panel clips.
Gregory D on Mar 1, 2017
son ordered some for pining medals and badges in case. worked very well
Sylvia D on Feb 22, 2017
better quality than most!
RON S on Feb 15, 2017
for doing new boat seats
JUNE A on Jan 25, 2017
This is my first order from you....The website very user friendly ....checkout extremely user friendly and the price was better than the price @ Michaels....Michaels website, not user friendly. They lure you in with promo coupons and at checkout, guess what? the coupons are never for what you are purchasing......This will be my new go to for fabric supplies
Thank you
Dara T on Jan 17, 2017
Boat seats
JOHN F on Jan 14, 2017
great sew foam
TIM M on Dec 21, 2016
Thickness is difficult to find. Need to try for a crafts project.
Gwen A on Dec 12, 2016
easy to work thanks ep
EVELYN P on Nov 29, 2016
For a boat seat project.
DOUGLAS S on Oct 9, 2016
To add padding
JOSEPH B on Dec 2, 2018
to pad vinyl stitching pattern
Rosanne L on Oct 31, 2018
Can this material be heat pressed?
A shopper on Jan 5, 2017
is this product good for custom mouse pad for students to create?
A shopper on Aug 23, 2017
BEST ANSWER: No it wouldn't work for that. Foam is really squishy & mouse pad wouldn't move well on it. Try scuba maybe, but not spacer.
can you cut this foam easy ? How hard is it to cut?
A shopper on Nov 29, 2016
BEST ANSWER: This foam is very easy to cut with a knife or scissors.
I want to make a foam keg for a dachshund to wear as a costume, will this work?
A shopper on Aug 3, 2018
BEST ANSWER: I think you would be able to use this for a costume, it is easy to work with.
If I wanted to use this foam as the base of a costume for my 11 year old son (he would wear it like a coat with two arm holes), how many yards do i need to order (consider length to be 4 feet width 3 feet?)?
A shopper on Jul 31, 2018
BEST ANSWER: 1 yard would be 4.5 feet x 3 feet.
Can this foam fabric be spray painted? If so what product would work?
A shopper on Apr 15, 2018
BEST ANSWER: The fabric side could probably be spray painted, especially with a spray paint meant for fabric:
Looking for very squishy padding to sew leather onto for saddle seats for horse back riding. Would this work?
A shopper on Apr 4, 2018
BEST ANSWER: I believe it would work for saddle seats. I bought this foam to put over the top of a motorcycle seat before putting the new fabric on it. I also ride horses so I understand what you are needing to do. I would recommend it if it’s the same clothbacked foam I purchased.
Lookkng for fabric bonded to closed-cell fiam padding, to make vehicle cover in area prone to hailstorms. Is this fabric durable enough for sewing/glueing, and “outdoor wear and tear”? Has this foam been used for any similar protective purpose?
A shopper on Jan 28, 2018
BEST ANSWER: We think this fabric would be perfect for that use! You may want to add a nylon outer coat for prolonged life.
Would this be suitable for lining the bottom of a table top display case?
A shopper on Jan 3, 2018
Can this product be used in overhead lining of a truck ?
A shopper on Dec 5, 2017
BEST ANSWER: We recommend headlining:
I am looking to make a costume. Can this foam be glued to itself on the egdes to make an over the head type costume?
A shopper on Oct 4, 2017
BEST ANSWER: We don't see why not.
Can this material be folded to shaped like half circles etc without pinch wrinkles and can it be painted on the cloth backing?
Forrest K on Aug 27, 2017
BEST ANSWER: It will wrinkle if folded.
ironing pad for table top???
A shopper on Aug 4, 2017
BEST ANSWER: We do not recommend using this foam as it may melt.
Can this product be used outside on a pool decking bed for laying in the sun?
A shopper on Jul 10, 2017
BEST ANSWER: It may not hold up under constant direct sunlight.
Will the fabric side stick to velcro?
A shopper on Feb 6, 2017
BEST ANSWER: It will not.
Could I use these as an inner sole (hidden between layers) in handmade slippers? Would it be good to cut to shape to be walked on ? Can you wash it?
A shopper on Dec 22, 2016
BEST ANSWER: You can use this foam in between layers for an inner sole of a slipper. However, it is not washable because the foam will soak up the water and eventually deteriorate.
Does this work for auto upholstery backing?
A shopper on Nov 21, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Yes, that is what I use it for.
Can this be used to make a koozie?
A shopper on Sep 19, 2016
BEST ANSWER: I wouldn't think so. It's not neoprene like most koozies. It doesn't have the strength needed to stand up to multiple use or have any thermal properties. It's basically thin foam with a T-shirt type material glued on the back to keep thread from pulling through the foam.
restoring an old childs metal pedal car, need foam for seat cover, will the foam backing stay glued to the metal seat?
A shopper on Sep 17, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Yes, you will need a high strength adhesive suitable for use on foam. See attached recommendations.
Pro Stick 60 Hi-Strength Web Spray Adhesive - 17 Oz
Pro Stick 60 Hi-Strength Web Spray Adhesive - 17 Oz
Elmer's Extra Strength Spray Adhesive - 10 Oz
Elmer's Extra Strength Spray Adhesive - 10 Oz
Does this product come in 1/2 inch, and what other colors? Want to use it to line jewellery box
A shopper on Sep 15, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Yes, we do carry this product in a 1/2" thickness! The color, foam type, and density cannot be guaranteed as it is created based on what is available at the time of manufacture. You may receive a different color than pictured but it could easily be covered with a fabric of your choosing to suit your style.
1/2" Cloth Backed Sew Foam
is this material microwave safe?
A shopper on Sep 13, 2016
BEST ANSWER: We would not recommend using this product in a microwave.
Can the 1/4 in foam be layed on top of a tarp and then used under a camping tent as a Pad/Footprint ? We usually just use a tarp alone
to protect the tent floor from the ground , I thought this foam pad might add some additional comfort when walking inside the tent without shoes.
A shopper on Sep 22, 2018
Would this be good for a horse back riding saddle pad?
A shopper on Aug 7, 2018
Is this machine washable and dryable? Will it work for the insoles in house slippers?
Diane W on Dec 27, 2017
Would this be comparable to soft and stable for bags?
A shopper on Aug 24, 2017
Is this foam denser than standard fome using it in a lining of a faux leather and faux fur purse to add side supports with this product work for that? Bought half inch phone seems to work but gets hung up on my walking foot
A shopper on Dec 26, 2016


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Great product at great price!
November 12, 2016
over 2 years ago
Perfect for the job
Just the right density for my needs, perfect.
August 12, 2017
1 year ago