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Upholster a Headboard With an Old Quilt
What you need: A quilt, a piece of -inch plywood four feet tall and as wide as your bed (twin, 39 inches; full, 54 inches; queen, 60 inches; king, 76 inches), two 2-by-3-by-40-inch pieces of wood, scissors, a staple gun, -inch staples, a drill, and four two-inch screws.
Alabama basket pattern quilt, pieced and appliqued cotton with 30 squares and a blue and gold border in shades of blue, gold and and brown. Machine stitched basket handles, other areas appear hand sewn. Approximately 80" x 68". Provenance: a handwritten note accompanying this quilt states that it was made by Emily A. Chastain of Cullman, Alabama (born 1850 in Georgia). Note and census information accompanies quilt. Provenance: Lynnville, Tennessee estate.