Fabric Postcards: Mighty Fiber Art

by | Dec 5, 2023 | Postcards

There’s something magical about creating with your own hands, turning ordinary fabric into works of art, and preserving memories in the form of tiny, beautiful fabric postcards. For as long as I can remember, I’ve been captivated by the art of sewing, and fabric postcards have become my creative canvas. In this blog post, I’ll share my journey and my profound love for both sewing and fabric postcards.

Sewing is more than just a hobby to me; it’s a way of life. I was introduced to the world of needles and threads by my mother who had a sewing machine in our house as long as I can remember. Watching her make tiny dresses for my sister Barbara and me left an indelible mark on my heart. From the first moment I guided a piece of fabric through a sewing machine, I knew I had found my creative outlet.

Over the years, I’ve honed my sewing skills, learning to craft everything from clothing to home decor. However, it was when I discovered fabric postcards that my sewing journey took a unique and sentimental turn.

Fabric postcards are like miniature pieces of art that combine my love for sewing and storytelling. These small pieces of fabric, usually measuring around 4×6 inches, serve as a canvas for creativity and expression. Creating a fabric postcard is a labor of love. I carefully select fabrics that resonate with the message or memory I want to convey. I combine various sewing techniques, such as appliqué, embroidery, and quilting, to bring my vision to life.

Fabric postcards serve as tangible keepsakes that can be cherished for years to come.

These little pieces of art carry not only fabric and thread but also a piece of my heart. They’ve become my way of sending love, care, and warmth to my loved ones, even when we’re miles apart. There’s a deep connection that is forged when you create something with your hands and share it with others.

One of the most beautiful aspects of fabric postcards is the joy they bring to both the creator and the recipient. Gifting a handmade fabric postcard is like giving a piece of your soul. It’s a way to say, “I care about you,” and “I’m thinking of you.” The delight in the eyes of those who receive these tiny treasures is priceless.

Sewing and fabric postcards have woven their way into the very fabric of my life. They’ve allowed me to express my creativity, share my emotions, and make meaningful connections with the people I care about. I encourage you to explore the world of sewing and consider crafting your own fabric postcards. It’s a journey filled with love, memories, and endless creative possibilities. So, grab your needle and thread, and start stitching your own memories today. 

You can stitch your own fabric postcards when you buy my book FABRIC POSTCARD CAT/DOG ON.

I’m also available for in person or ZOOM classes.  Hire me.