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I love it when my youngest son brings a piece of his artwork into the kitchen and proudly displays it on the refrigerator. The problem is, he has a lot of artwork. He creates a lot more than we have surface area on our refrigerator door to neatly display. That means lots of layers which eventually results in a big mess of papers that are constantly getting knocked to the floor. To maintain control of his creations yet still keep them all out where people can view them, I have created a display board using an arch clipboard, altered page protectors, and a fabric cover that coordinates with our decor.
To begin, piece together fabrics as desired to create a cover that measures 9.5 inches x 14.5 inches. To determine the strip sizes, figure the measurements of each strip so the height of the combined strips equals 14.5 inches. Then add 1/2 inch to each of these measurements to allow for 1/4 inch seam allowances on the upper and lower edges, and cut the strips to these heights. The width of each strip should be 9.5 inches. Using a 1/4 inch seam allowance, stitch the strips together.
Cut a variety of fabric scraps to layer on the cover. Basic shapes like rectangles, squares, and circles are fine. More unique shapes can be added, as well.
Use Fiskars punches to create stencils for adding smaller detailed shapes. Following the package instructions, adhere fusible web to the back side of fabric and trace the shapes onto the paper backing. Cut the shapes out, remove the paper backing, and adhere the shapes to the fabric cover with an iron according the package instructions. Shapes punched from paper can be included, as well as text that has been printed onto paper or fabric.
Use a variety of machine and hand stitches to attach all pieces to the fabric cover.
Cut a piece of fabric for the backing that is equal in size to the cover, which should be around 9 inches x 14 inches. Fold the bottom edge of the cover over 1/4 inch toward the back side and press. Do the same with the backing material. Place the backing under the cover, wrong sides together. Trim as needed to match the edges of the two pieces. Stitch around the perimeter.
Cut two 2 inch wide x 14.5 inch long strips of fabric. Fold one strip in half lengthwise and press it with an iron to crease. Unfold the strip, fold the edges in toward the center where the ironed crease is, and press again. Once again, fold the strip in half lengthwise, enclosing the edges just folded and pressed to the center, and press the strip. Repeat with the other strip of fabric. Use these strips to encase the sides of the cover, stitching close to the edge of the strip.
Using a Fiskars paper trimmer, remove the edge with the ring holes from sheet protectors.
Again using the paper trimmer, cut 2 inch x 8.5 inch strips of paper, fold them in half lengthwise, and punch holes that will align with the posts on the arch clipboard.
Apply adhesive to the paper strip and slip one edge of the opening of the page protector between the layers of the strip, pressing along the length of the strip to create a good bond.
The page protectors can now be hung from the posts on the board and artwork, or photos of larger pieces, can be inserted into the sleeve for display.
Arch clipboard, 8.5 x 11 sheet protectors, fabric remnants, thread, stamping ink, fusible web