How to Make a Tufted Coffee Table
Making a tufted coffee table can add a touch of style and elegance to your home. Here are the steps needed to make a tufted coffee table:
Step 1: Choose your table type.
- Choose either a square or rectangular table.
- Consider a galvanized steel table frame.
- Pick a wood table top.
Step 2: Measure and cut the batting.
- Measure the table top to know the size of batting needed.
- Cut the batting to fit the table top and set aside.
Step 3: Sew the upholstery fabric.
- Measure the table top to know the size of fabric needed.
- Sew the sides of fabric together leaving an opening for stuffing.
- Stuff the fabric with the batting and sew the opening shut.
Step 4: Attach the upholstery fabric to the table top.
- Secure the fabric to the table top using stapler or tacks.
- Trim the excess fabric.
Step 5: Make the tufts.
- Measure and mark placement of the tufts.
- Punch through the fabric with a sharp awl or buttonhole cutter.
- String strong thread through the holes and tie off securely.
- Cut off the remaining thread and fluff the tufts.
Step 6: Add the finishing touches.
- Wrap the table legs in decorative rope or twine.
- Embellish the tufts with tiny shells or buttons.
- Attach corner feet to each leg of the table.
- Enjoy your new tufted coffee table.
Making a tufted coffee table can be a fun and creative project. With a few simple steps, you can create a unique handmade piece of furniture for your home.