you need
  • - foam;
  • - padding polyester batting or other stuffing;
  • - cloth cover;
  • - sewing machine;
  • - thread;
  • - spring blocks;
  • - wooden slats;
  • - cord;
  • - nails;
  • - a hammer;
  • - stapler.
Before doing mattress their hands , determine what is inside.If you need a removable mattress , which can be folded and put away after use, choose foam or sinteponovye basis and for a fixed bed can be made and a spring mattress .
To make foam mattress , buy a piece of foam to mark shape.There may be several options.If you need a foldable mattress , make it a multi-part, spread them across the bed.To carve out a large fixed bed mattress of one or two longitudinal parts.Cut the foam along with the assistant, one of you must stretch the half,
and the other with a sharp knife to cut exactly along the marked line.
Mark out the pattern on the fabric, adding to each side of the allowance for the thickness of the mattress and a few centimeters at the seams.To cover can be washed, do it as a pillow - overlapping.To do this, add another along the length of 20 cm.
Stitch Case for mattress and, at first all cross-sections, and then along the length, laying across the corners of the side seams of a width, the width of what foam.Treat all seams are overlock or zigzag.Thread the foam into the case.
To make mattress of batting, padding polyester or other soft pack, start with the cover.Measure the size of the bed, when you create a pattern, note the thickness of the mattress well.Then sew the fabric cover required size, with overlapping or buckle in the form of lightning.Carefully fill it with stuffing, given that it will beat rather quickly and will become twice as thinner.To pack not break in whom, in a few places sew mattress through, trailers small pieces of tissue from both sides.
If you want to do a spring mattress , you need to buy spring units, their number depends on the size of the bed.Set them in order, vertically, make sure that the top ends are at the same level.The lower part of the spring fasten wooden slats thickness of 2 cm and a width of 6-7 cm.
Spend harness springs.For this type in beds on opposite ends of each row of large nails (50-60 mm) and bend them away from the springs.Take the sturdy cord thickness of 2-5 mm and tie all the springs in each row across the bed first, then along and finally the two diagonals.Place on top of the springs burlap or other thick cloth, then a layer of batting or padding polyester, obtyanite mattress upholstery fabric, securing it with the furniture stapler.