How to Make a Tufted Headboard


Dimensions
26″ X 78″ (2″ wider than king bed)

Goals ———-
Professionally crafted appearance.
Expensive looking button pattern.
Lush and luxurious feel (thick, high density foam).
High quality materials and supplies that meet industry specs for upholstery.
Custom sized, so window is not obscured.

Tools ———–
12″ Tufting Needle, Fabric Scissors, Drill, 3/8″ drill bit, 1″ Hole Saw, Staple Gun , Air Compressor, Cloth Tape Measure, Tape Measure, Clamps, Square, Screwdriver, Pliers, Staple Remover, Marker, Electric Kitchen Knife

Materials ——–
$57 Foam, 2″ Extra High Density, 2x36x80
$43 Fabric, Richloom Studio Haskett Teal, 4.33yards
$35 Buttons
$32 Plywood
$27 Twine
$25 Foam, 1″ Medium Density
$12 Staples
$10 1X4-6FT Boards
$10 Clear Foam Adhesive
$10 3M Super 77 Adhesive
$9 Batting
$5 Wood Screws
$4 Needle

Stores ———-
Joann Fabrics, Sailrite, Home Depot, Amazon, AutoZone

Costs ———–
$120 – Tools I didn’t have, e.g. staple gun etc
$280 – Materials list above
$400 – Total Cost