DIY: Vanity Stool Cover Step 1: Find a stool or have one built (thanks Dad!) Step 2: You will need a piece of wood to staple the fabric and batting over the foam on to. Step 3: Lay down fabric, batting, foam and board on top. Pull fabric over the edge and staple onto board. Do this for every side, leaving about 1 inch free on each corner. Fold fabric neatly and staple corners. Step 4: Screw wood piece to bottom of stool Step 5: Enjoy new seating for your vanity!