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Postcards made with Paper Cloth

Postcards made with Paper Cloth

I used paper cloth as the base for my DIY postcards! You can learn how to make your own in the Paper Cloth Tutorial I posted yesterday. After I ironed the paper cloth to flatten it a bit I cut out ten postcards, using a knife and ruler. Then I got sewing on them. The […]

Hosting a Swap is fun and timeconsuming

Hosting a Swap is fun and timeconsuming

The DIY Postcard Swap 2010 is closed for signups and most postcards have been sent out, some already received around the globe. Thank you! I’m breathing a bit easier over here, thinking that this was a great experience and trial for me. I have been wanting to host a swap for a few years, inspired […]

Postcards as a Creative Act

Postcards as a Creative Act

Those who bring sunshine into the lives of others, cannot keep it from themselves. James M. Barrie Making a handmade postcard is a creative act. Being creative takes courage, time and thought. If you ever made or got a handmade postcard you know what I’m talking about. People being in the DIY Postcard Swap here […]

Happy Valentine Pink Sweet Heart

Happy Valentine Pink Sweet Heart

My Pink Sweet Heart art quilt is listed on etsy – check it out, maybe you could give this sweet embroidered heart a home? I love the pink tulle nesting and the shimmering gold fabric in this one! Even the border fabric is a favorite, I think this was the last piece of it from […]

XOXO I Love You – mini art quilt

XOXO I Love You – mini art quilt

This art quilt is kind of a mix between a diva and a country girl at heart… The heart itself is made out of pure wool (from a blood red sheep!?) stitched into a heart form (but not felted) with glittery yarn and pearls, and on each of the embroidery’s vertical sides I’ve sewn a […]

A *really* Good Mail Day

A *really* Good Mail Day

Just take a look: The artist must be aware that he is part of a larger social network, part of the Eternal Network which surrounds him everywhere and elsewhere in the world. Robert Filliou In just one day I got four (4!) great packages in the mail! Including postcards, zines, paper goodies and hand written […]