Made on Monday #19 – gingham and red ribbon pin board revamp

It was time for a change in my study and the pin board is always my first port of call when re-designing. This time I have felt all ‘little red riding hood’ and went for a classic combination of Gingham and ribbon.
This is how I did it.
Made on Monday #19 – gingham and red ribbon pin board revamp 
First I cut the fabric to about one inch bigger than the pin board.

 Then I stretched the fabric and stapled it all around

Made on Monday #19 – gingham and red ribbon pin board revamp 

 Making sure to mitre the corners for a neat finish

Made on Monday #19 – gingham and red ribbon pin board revamp 

 Then I added cross strips of red ribbon. Weaving them over each other to give added strength and stapled them at the back

Made on Monday #19 – gingham and red ribbon pin board revamp 

 Here’s a close up. I love the white stitch detail on the ribbon.

Made on Monday #19 – gingham and red ribbon pin board revamp 

 Then it was ready to start collection inspiring bits and to display my works in progress.

Made on Monday #19 – gingham and red ribbon pin board revamp 

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