how to upholster a glass coffee table

Upholstering a Glass Coffee Table

Turning an ordinary glass coffee table into a unique yet practical piece of furniture is easier than it may feel. With some patience and attention to detail, you can upholster your glass coffee table in just a few simple steps.


  1. Gather the materials you need – fabric, batting, tacks, nails or glue.
  2. Cut the batting to fit the table top, making sure to leave a few extra inches of fabric on all sides.
  3. Place the batting on the table top, and stretch it to fit. You can use nails or tacks to secure the batting in place.
  4. Cut the fabric to fit the batting, leaving a few extra inches on all sides.
  5. Lay the fabric on top of the batting, and staple it in place using a staple gun. Make sure to pull the fabric tight to avoid wrinkles and sagging.
  6. Staple the edges in place, making sure to trim away any excess fabric.
  7. Add some decorative tacks or nails around the perimeter of your upholstered table to give it a finished look.

With just a few simple steps and some materials you can easily find at most craft stores, you can upholster any glass coffee table in no time!

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