In an effort to prepare for winter I made a draft dodger. It was quite easy, and if I were a better seamstress, I'm sure it would be extremely easy.
I took fabric that I used as curtain in college. It was bleached by the sun, so I figured it would be perfect for the job.
1. Measure door frame.
2. Cut fabric to proper length and width.
3. Turn fabric inside out (like sewing a pillow), fold in half, and pin the perimeter. 4. Sew around the perimeter leaving an opening to fill. I had planned on leaving one of the ends open, but due to being such an awful seamstress I accidentally made a hole on the long seam. I DO NOT recommend this as it is a total pain to fill.
5. Turn fabric right side out and fill with your select materials. I have heard of multiple things being used here: sand, rice, beans, pillow fill. I kind of had a hard time wasting food for this, but I found a pound of lentils that I have had for around 4 years. Gross. I did have to use some rice, but we're trying to move away from white rice anyway, so I didn't mind using it.
6. Once your dodger is filled, close the hole.