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Patchwork frame with washi tape...

I love patchwork and one day I will make myself a 'Cath Kidston' style quilt.  But in the meantime I'll settle for a card.  I've found an easy way to make a patchwork frame with washi tape.
Here's how I made it.

Cut a piece of card slightly smaller than the card front and stick different size pieces of coordinating washi tape around the outside edge.  The beauty of washi tape is that you can reposition it if you make a mistake!

Cut out a rectangle from the centre and there you have a patchwork frame.

This is my card for the 'Anything Goes' challenge that launches today over on Let's Craft and Create blog.  I do hope you can join us for this challenge, check out the blog for the details, some fabulous designs from the team and news of our guest designer.


  1. The patchwork frame is beautiful and I love how you used the same patterns for the lovely butterflies. Hugs, Anne x

  2. Beautiful! Love this Vicky - so clever!

  3. your card is FAB!! Vicky!! would you believe I have just finished making a card with a few different colours of my ever growing washi tape collection .... LOL .. lovin the stuff ♥

  4. love your patchwork frame Vicky, what a great idea to use washi tape !

  5. What a great idea! Lovely card too x

  6. How lovely! Such a clever idea and so beautifully created too, Jo x

  7. It's gorgeous Vicky, I love how you achieved the look with washi tape- it's so pretty.
    Glad to hear how much you love crochet still, I am soo hooked ;)
    I machine embroidered the heart, would love to take the credit but unfortunately can't!
    I received my QC mag yesterday, loved your projects.
    Have a great weekend.
    Katie x
    P.S Can't wait to see your future quilt :)

  8. This is beautiful! I love the vellum butterfly layers!


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