making cushions to use as headboard

laurenjayMarch 18, 2008

I would like to make a headboard by covering foam with fabric and propping it up against the wall. It would rest on the frame of a platform bed. I was thinking of getting 54' x 24' foam and covering it so it would resemble a bench cushion. Does this sound workable? Also, should I wrap the foam with batting or something else to make the edges slightly rounded?

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Yes it should work and yes you should wrap the foam in batting before covering it. You can also put tabs on the pillows(like the curtains) and hang it from a curtain rod above your bed.


    Bookmark   March 18, 2008 at 10:13AM
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Yes, use the batting to soften the look. You can also use and electric knife to cut down sharp corners, just be sure of what you want before cutting. Foam is $$$.
Kathy G in MI

    Bookmark   March 18, 2008 at 11:43AM
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