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FTLOW: Woven Washi Note Card

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FTLOW: Woven Washi Note Card
Swap Coordinator:ArtyBeth3 (contact)
Swap categories: Card Making 
Number of people in swap:5
Location:Regional - USA
Type:Type 3: Package or craft
Last day to signup/drop:February 4, 2015
Date items must be sent by:February 18, 2015
Number of swap partners:1

Let's have some artsy fun with our washi tape. We will be weaving it and making a note card for our partner. I made the one shown above. You can do something similar or come up with your own design.

Here's a link to help you get started: washi weaving tutorial

It's not hard, just go slow and make sure to use a paper that you can easily peel the washi up from as you weave it. Also, if you wrap the edges of your tape around to the back, rather than cutting them flush and then add a background layer, it will help the "less stickier" tapes stay put and not peel up.

The card will be for your partner to enjoy, so please write a nice note inside the note card. Perhaps you will tell about your day or about your washi weaving adventures.

Sender's choice on colors and design. One thing to keep in mind is that if you choose heavy designs, the weave won't stand out as much. The tutorial shows one pattern and a solid. I used two subtle patterns and it worked fine.

Please decorate the front of your mailing envelope with tape.

Joining requirements: You must own some washi tape and you must love to create and you must enjoy sending your created cards out into the world to make people smile, and you must be someone who completes swaps, sends on time, and rates promptly; and especially - you are someone who loves to have some good, clean fun! No flakers allowed.


ArtyBeth3 01/24/2015 #

Edited to read "Note Card."

PookiePie1307 01/24/2015 #

I'm going to make mine ahead of swap date to make sure it looks decent, lol!

ArtyBeth3 01/25/2015 #

I made another one tonight and I think I'm getting the hang of it :)

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