how to make a tufted coffee table

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.

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