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Do you have a pair of WESC Maraca Headphones with worn ear cushions? Use this guide to repair them and avoid ruining the bare cushions or completely replacing the headphones.

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Remove the cushion from the headphones by carefully pushing the edges out from the sides of the ear piece. Remove the cushion from the headphones by carefully pushing the edges out from the sides of the ear piece. Remove the cushion from the headphones by carefully pushing the edges out from the sides of the ear piece.
  • Remove the cushion from the headphones by carefully pushing the edges out from the sides of the ear piece.

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Use a marker to draw an arrow shape around the bottom of the cushion. The arrow's point should fall toward the center of the cushion. The points on the sides of the arrow should extend well beyond the edge of the cushion. They should not be aligned with the corners of the cushion.
  • Use a marker to draw an arrow shape around the bottom of the cushion.

    • The arrow's point should fall toward the center of the cushion.

    • The points on the sides of the arrow should extend well beyond the edge of the cushion. They should not be aligned with the corners of the cushion.

      • This is done to ensure that there will be enough fabric to sufficiently cover the cushion.

    • The bottom of the arrow should line up with the sides and bottom of the cushion.

  • Repeat this step to draw a wider arrow for the side of the cushion.

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Cut out the two arrows of fabric. Using the arrows as guides, cut out 3 additional arrows of each different size. In total you will have 4 top and bottom arrows and 4 side arrows.
  • Cut out the two arrows of fabric.

  • Using the arrows as guides, cut out 3 additional arrows of each different size. In total you will have 4 top and bottom arrows and 4 side arrows.

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Attach the tip of the arrow to the inside of the cushion and fold the rest of the arrow over the outside. Using glue or sewing the arrow to the pad will result in a permanent fix, but if you make a mistake you may not be able to undo it. Repeat this step to attach each arrow to the appropriate side of each cushion
  • Attach the tip of the arrow to the inside of the cushion and fold the rest of the arrow over the outside.

    • Using glue or sewing the arrow to the pad will result in a permanent fix, but if you make a mistake you may not be able to undo it.

  • Repeat this step to attach each arrow to the appropriate side of each cushion

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Once you have all of the fabric attached, stretch the edges of the cushion back over the headphone's ear piece. Use a thin plastic card to carefully tuck the edges of the cushion back into the ear piece. Use a thin plastic card to carefully tuck the edges of the cushion back into the ear piece.
  • Once you have all of the fabric attached, stretch the edges of the cushion back over the headphone's ear piece.

  • Use a thin plastic card to carefully tuck the edges of the cushion back into the ear piece.

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Once the cushion has been reattached to the ear piece, use the plastic card to carefully tuck the bottoms of the fabric arrows into the sides of the ear piece. If there is too much fabric to tuck in, use scissors to remove the excess. If there is too much fabric to tuck in, use scissors to remove the excess.
  • Once the cushion has been reattached to the ear piece, use the plastic card to carefully tuck the bottoms of the fabric arrows into the sides of the ear piece.

    • If there is too much fabric to tuck in, use scissors to remove the excess.

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Conclusion

Your headphones are now reupholstered and ready to use again.

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