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Topic: Tufted Headboard from Old Couch  (Read 11131 times)
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« on: November 11, 2012 02:53:09 PM »

I'm extremely proud of this project I just finished, and I wanted to share it with you all!

I took this couch(on the right):


Removed the fabric:


Karate chopped it in half:


Foamed it up:


Began tufting:


Finished tufting:


Sewed up side pieces, stapled them on:

(Please excuse the messiness. I was in the middle of a big project;))

And ta da!:


I hope you guys enjoy this as much as I do! Yay tufted headboards(made from old ugly couches)!
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« Reply #1 on: November 11, 2012 02:55:15 PM »

Wow. That's really awesome!
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« Reply #2 on: November 11, 2012 03:11:11 PM »

I'm loving the "finished tufting" pic. That fabric - you could make whole couches awesome like that!
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« Reply #3 on: November 11, 2012 04:14:59 PM »

Gasp! So genius!
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« Reply #4 on: November 11, 2012 04:18:22 PM »

as much as it pains me to see such a beautiful couch chopped apart, the headboard is stellar.
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« Reply #5 on: November 12, 2012 07:25:05 AM »

That is seriously gorgeous -- great transformation!
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« Reply #6 on: November 16, 2012 09:23:12 PM »

Wow, this is brilliant!  I bet it's really comfy to lean against too! Well done!
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« Reply #7 on: November 17, 2012 06:35:19 AM »

That is awesome! And I'm guessing it keeps your head warm - away from the outside wall!
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« Reply #8 on: November 17, 2012 12:50:20 PM »

This looks soooo comfy.  What a great job, and I love the fabric you used, so elegant.
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« Reply #9 on: November 17, 2012 01:36:05 PM »

This is so cooool!
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« Reply #10 on: November 20, 2012 07:40:07 AM »

That is stunning!
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« Reply #11 on: November 23, 2012 12:15:20 PM »

Looks great!   I may try that next time.
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« Reply #12 on: November 29, 2012 02:01:48 PM »

Gorgeous!
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« Reply #13 on: December 13, 2012 05:14:08 PM »

This is beeeautiful.
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« Reply #14 on: December 15, 2012 05:07:03 PM »

Great job, beautiful!
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« Reply #15 on: December 18, 2012 03:40:50 PM »

That original fabric was really something else (imo). It's great to see it turned into something so pretty.
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« Reply #16 on: January 02, 2013 01:01:32 AM »

Very stylish and clever. Love it.
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« Reply #17 on: January 09, 2013 04:24:02 PM »

OMG!   I love that!  I have been trying to figure out a good way to make a headboard and this is it!   Thanks so much and you did a great job on it.
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« Reply #18 on: January 09, 2013 04:31:19 PM »

So lovely!  Thanks for sharing!  I featured this in the January edition of Craftster's newsletter:  Home for the New Year. Smiley
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« Reply #19 on: January 14, 2013 09:00:19 AM »

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« Reply #20 on: January 15, 2013 12:23:26 AM »

Love this idea. I'll definitely keep this in mind if I ever need to make a headboard Cheesy.
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« Reply #21 on: January 20, 2013 11:35:26 AM »

WOW!
i thought it was a great couch to reupholster,
but it makes an even better headboard.

great job
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« Reply #22 on: January 24, 2013 11:14:30 AM »

Wow thank you everyone! Smiley
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« Reply #23 on: February 04, 2013 02:31:54 AM »

This is fantastic!
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« Reply #24 on: April 21, 2013 10:45:05 PM »

Wow, good eye...most ppl including me would have walked right past that uuugggly couch.  But you made it purdy!
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