Sometimes a swap in my exchange group PostCardMailArt (a Yahoo Group), gets away from the traditional sewing. A fun alternative is paper combined with fiber in a collage-style postcard.
Sometimes we call them "Mini Bulletin Boards" or "Dream Wish Lists" and we resort to mainly glueing paper and fabric to form collages. The base of each postcard is fabric fused to Peltex stabilizer .
My samples below are made from magazine photos and phrases then "Mod-Podged". Embellishments were added. The back is printed on tyvek paper.
Yes, you can still stitch around the perimeter. I was experimenting, and seemed to use different edge technique on each postcard.
I have include a sample showing one of the backings of my postcards. Note: these were mailed out to the recipients in traditional envelopes.
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