Building Grey Tufted Headboard For Bed
Building Grey Tufted Headboard For Bed – A grey tufted headboard can add instant elegance to your bedroom. The tassels pull the fabric back periodically create the suggestion that the headboard is soft. Building a tufted headboard is not as difficult as you think; it’s even easier to practice. Simple upholstery techniques are all that is needed, along with a long needle, a handful of covered buttons and a piece of elegant headboard fabric.
To building grey tufted headboard for bed the first cut the MDF (medium-density fiberboard) height and width you need. Measure in at least three rows of tufting, space your rows 8 inches apart. Space your buttons 8 inches apart. Pull level horizontal lines across the end. Centre, measure and mark your lines where your buttons will go. Remember that your buttons will line up vertically on the horizontal row 1 and 3 and offset 4 inches on line 2 and 4. Select the location for your button holes and drill holes at each mark. Spray the front of the headboard with spray adhesive. Press 1-inch foam on the headboard. Add the quilt batting on the floor. Add your headboard foam down and centered on the pad. Bring batting over the foam and staple the padding on the back of the headboard.
To building grey tufted headboard, place the gray fabric on the floor down. Place the side of the bed batting down the center of the fabric. Bring fabric over the batting and staple the fabric to the back of the headboard. Staple from the center to the corners and alternate from side to side. Stretch the fabric to make it taut as you stitch. Cut off the excess fabric or batting when you are finished stapling. Thread an upholstery needle with heavy upholstery thread. Tie the thread trim a large flat-screen button. Thread the needle through the headboard and pull out the front. Put a covered button on the needle and thread the needle back through the gable to the apartment button. Tighten creating the tassel and secure knot wire to flat-panel button. Repeat with each tussock. Center and attach a mounting cleat (level) to the back of the headboard and the wall. Screw the wall side of the cleat studs or wall anchors. Slide the end cleat over the wall cleat to hang gable.