How to reupholster a headboard

How to reupholster a headboard

Tools you'll need:

  • Fabric of choice
  • Quilt batting
  • Staple Gun
  • Staples
  • Scissors
  • Hammer (if needed)


  • Lay your fabric out on a flat surface,
  • Evenly lay your Quilt batting on top of your fabric,
  • Then place your headboard on top of your Quilt batting (Facedown)
  • Make sure that you have enough fabric and quilt batting to have excess length around every side of your headboard to reach where you need to staple.  
  • Pull batting and fabric tightly around each side and staple (Pull both fabric and quilt together)
  • At each corner, pull and fold like your wrapping a present and staple
  • Continue this process until fully covered
  • Cut off all excess fabric and batting


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