Scared, remember?) so I took a quick look through the fabrics and found one I LOVED in the suit fabric aisle. Before I used that I figured out where I wanted my tufts and drilled the seven holes: I just wanted it to be a simple design and some of the tufting I see is just too much for me. I measured my plywood and decided I wanted the headboard to be a smidge wider than the bed. You may need to piece the foam to cover the entire piece of MDF. As you work from one button to the next, be sure that the fabric is not pulled too tight.
Use the same fabric you are using for the headboard, or jazz it up with something complimentary – fabric. Make sure to extra for buttons and keep it around in case you need to repair a button at a later date – foam. Lay your old sheet on the ground and cover it with your fabric, backside up. A diy tufted headboard is an easy project with the right tutorial and supplies. You can create your own fabric covered buttons with a Button Cover Kit and refills. Get Your Pre-Cut DIY Headboard with FREE Shipping from Ready to Cover.
A button cover kit, decorators needle and upholstery thread. I repeated the batting process with the fabric, and then it was ready for tufting:. Button covering kits allow you to create your own covered buttons using your own fabric scraps or cuttings of fabric from the back of the headboard. Upholstery Covered Headboard. HOW TO CALCULATE HEADBOARD SIZE:. Cover 12 buttons with a coordinating fabric following manufacturer’s directions on package.
How To Make Your Own Diy Tufted Headboard
Last weekend I decided to tackle a simple tufted headboard for my teenage daughter’s bedroom. Step Six Tufting: Use button cover kits to create fabric covered buttons. I was thinking I would also wrap the existing buttons with the fabric, but that did not work at all. I just popped them on top of the old ones when I was done covering them and they actually stay in place.