how to cover a headboard with fabric and buttons

How to Put Buttons on a Fabric Headboard

Feb 20, Push any loose pieces of fabric into the snap button using the tip of scissors. You can find detailed instructions on doing this here. Thread your needle, then push your needle through the drill hole you have created on the headboard. Put your finger on the button and slightly push it down, pull your thread tight with your other hand, then staple the thread in place at least 3 or 4 times . Install two screws to the wall with heads small enough to fit the ring hangers. Hang the headboard. For extra security, screw the bottom of the headboard, where the small boards come down, directly into the wall. Take a look at this video to see how to upholster the board, assemble the buttons, and attach the buttons to the headboard.

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Our tiny master bedroom is finally getting some much needed attention. I think people tend to go one of two ways when it comes to decoratin I love all of the beautiful upholstered headboards that are being created and would love to have one in my home, but replacing my current bed frame is just not in my budget.

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Sep 15, I used a 3 Inch sewing needle and Upholstery thread, which is stronger than traditional thread. Screw a small screw on the back, near each one of the holes. This will be to secure the threading. Insert the needle through the back hole, into the front. Thread through the button and then back through the headboard. Place the template from a package of half-ball buttons on a piece of fabric and mark the fabric around the template with a fabric pen. Cut out one circle for each button with a pair of scissors. 2. Jan 16, Iron Your Fabric before Upholstering. I ironed my fabric before stapling to the board and adding my buttons. Pull the fabric tight, butespecially if you used memory foam dont freak out if your headboard looks like this (super wrinkly) after adding all the buttons.

A couple weeks ago I finished our Fabric Covered Headboard and today I wanted to show you how to add the buttons to the headboard. If you missed the previous post, here is how you make the fabric covered buttons. On the front side I got a handful of quarters and laid them out in a pattern on the headboard to decide where I wanted them placed. I place one quarter in the center of the headboard and placed 5 total on that line, a foot apart. I ended up with 5 in the middle row and 4 on the top and bottom rows.

When I flipped over the headboard, I made my measurements. Measuring 4 additional spots, 1 foot apart. Then I measured 1 foot below for the bottom line and 1 foot above for the top line. I then measured the top button holes half way between the ones in the middle row. Then I drilled holes on the marks I made. You may want to drill the holes prior to adding the fabric so you are sure not to puncture the fabric.

I was very careful to stop drilling once the drill was through the wood. I used a 3 Inch sewing needle and Upholstery thread, which is stronger than traditional thread. Screw a small screw on the back, near each one of the holes. This will be to secure the threading. Insert the needle through the back hole, into the front.

Thread through the button and then back through the headboard. Do this several times and pull the buttons to your desired tightness and then secure the thread with the screw. I wrapped both ends of the threading around the screw and tightened them down. As you can see in the image above. Not pretty, but no one will see it. Here is the finished product!

I attached it to the bedframe, as seen in the top image. I think it looks great! I wish the photo did the colors justice. Built using WordPress and the Materialis Theme. Florida, U. Saving The Family Money.