Outdated Patio Set Rustic Makeover... she bought a black and white striped umbrella and then redid the table and chairs! super smart! the top fits over the glass, would be perfect for those that their glass has broken!
DIY cushions for patio furniture. Super easy. I didn't have old cushions to cover so I used layers of cheap bed padding foam wrapped in batting. Look here for how to do boxed corners that are not covered well http://craftapple.wordpress.com/2007/09/01/sewing-tip-squarely-boxing-those-corners/