To upholster a headboard, glue foam padding to the front of the headboard, and staple cotton batting along with your choice of fabric to it. The tools you need are a utility knife, fabric shears, quick-dry spray adhesive... More »

FoamForYou.com offers over 50 styles of upholstered headboard kits including the basic tufted rectangle, the banded edge, channeled, inverted arch and an articulated edge. In addition, Horchow.com offers upholstered head... More »

www.reference.com Home & Garden Furniture Beds & Mattresses

To make a tufted headboard, drill holes in a plywood board, cover the board with foam and fabric, upholster tufting buttons, and hammer them into the holes. This two-hour process requires plywood, a drill, foam, a knife,... More »

www.reference.com Home & Garden Furniture Beds & Mattresses

To make a box pleat valance, measure and cut the fabric, measure and fold the pleats, line them up to the board and staple into place. Making a box pleat valance takes roughly 1 hour and requires enough fabric and liner ... More »

www.reference.com Home & Garden Decor

To make a queen-size padded headboard, construct a wooden frame, add and weave upholstery webbing through the frame and apply the padding and fabric. For a queen-size bed, the headboard frame should be about 64 by 50 inc... More »

www.reference.com Home & Garden Home Maintenance Carpentry

Michael Levine fabric stores sell fabrics for making clothes and accessories, along with quilting materials, cotton, yarn and patterns. Michael Levine, Inc. also sells fabrics for home decorating, as well as gift cards, ... More »

www.reference.com Home & Garden Decor

To make an upholstered headboard, affix foam to plywood of the appropriate size, and attach upholstery fabric and batting to the foam-side of the plywood. Attach wooden boards to form the two supporting legs of the headb... More »

www.reference.com Home & Garden Furniture Beds & Mattresses