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Today I am sharing with you how to make a fabric pinboard. They are quick and simple to make, perfect for squeezing a crafty make into limited time! With Christmas hovering in the background now is an ideal moment to get ahead with some Christmas gift making.
DIY Fabric Pinboard
You will need:
Cut out a square of wadding and a square of fabric with turning allowance. The fabric I used was 2″ wider per side.
Place the fabric right side down, the wadding on top, followed by the cork board right side down.
Turn in the corners of the fabric and wadding, secure using the staple gun.
Next turn in the sides and secure with the staple gun.
Turn over to the right side.
Place your ribbon across the board at equal distances apart. I used a tape measure for accuracy. Alternate your diagonals.
Pin at the cross over points. Turn over and staple the ends of the ribbon securely in place on the back of the board.
Using the fittings supplied with the cork board hang up.
The finished pinboard is perfect for storing invites, postcards, etc..
Thanks to Rodgers of York for providing everything I needed to make the pinboard. Rodgers of York are kindly offering a kit to make your own. Enter below for a chance to win your own supplies (this giveaway is open for UK residents only).
I have been wondering for some time why my pins no longer felt sharp... and eventually my mind came round...