School Holidays Technique

Patchwork Card Technique

Patchwork Card Technique sample projects
cards made by alphacrafts

Patchwork card technique is a creative way of using Designer Series Paper (DSP) or any printed paper that you may have. This is another great boredom buster during the school holidays and a great opportunity to stock up on beautiful cards for birthdays and special events.

Here’s how to make the house patchwork card:

  1. Using an Early Espresso card base, trim the 2 edges (where the fold line is) at an angle so that it resembles a roof
  2. Die cut several DSPs using a circle die and attach the circles on the card base in overlapping layers. Use a multi-purpose glue. Also, make sure to trim the excess along the sides of the card
  3. Attach a piece of gingham ribbon to define the roof
  4. Cut a small square piece of Basic White card stock and then use the Perfect Polka Dots Embossing Folder to add texture. This will be the window. Then, attach the window to the card front
  5. Cut 2 thin strips of Early Espresso card stock and then attach to the window to create a window panel
  6. Attach a small butterfly to the window
  7. Add a sentiment as a finishing touch

Here’s a list of products used:

I hope that you enjoyed this inspiration and that you’ll give the patchwork card technique a go. I’m curious to know how yours turned out. Did you also use the technique in your bullet journal and scrapbook too? It will be a great focal point for many paper craft projects.

Check out the online store for supplies to help you. There are many gorgeous Designer Series Papers available.

Would you like to make these cards in class? Let me know so we can organise a suitable date and time. Please indicate this technique so that I know which one you’re referring to.

Are you also looking for other projects? Check out my events and book in. Bring along your friends too so you can share the experience.

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