Fabric Postcards

I recently posted on my fabric postcard blog about 4 fabric postcards that I made. If you would like to see them you can go to Posty Pals. I am trying to keep the posts I put on Fabric Mom about quilting. I also have quite a few links to sites on how to make a fabric postcard.

There is quite a lot of people joining us at swap bot on the Fabric Postcard group. Each month I host a fabric postcard swap. The group that I am a co-founder of on swap-bot also has a few fabric postcard swaps.

I really enjoy making fabric postcards. Making quilts can take anywhere from a week to years to finish. I can make a fabric postcard in about 15 to 30 minutes depending on the embellishments and quilting. Doesn’t everyone love a little instant gratification every now and then.

If you are new to fabric postcards and have any questions feel free to ask.  If I can answer them I will. I love to share ideas and help fellow crafters. Happy sewing and God Bless.

Jean Purse WIP

I cut up an old pair of jeans today. The legs will be cut up for a quilt. I decided to use the top part to make a purse. I have seen these all over and wanted one.  So today was the day to make my own.

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I still have to make the handles. I am going to make a belt to go in the belt loops. The flowers are sewn on. I used my machine. I am going to glue a pretty button or something in the middle of the flower. This picture was taken with out the flash.dsc06325

Tooth Fairy Pillow and Lye Soap

I have been encouraging my sister in-law, Mary to make some things to put on Etsy. She recently took a trip to KY to see the in-laws and Judy taught her how to make lye soap. I told her to wrap some up and I would put it on my Etsy store to see if we can sell any of it.

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She also made an adorable tooth fairy pillow for her daughter Emily. I asked her to make one for Joshua. He will be losing a tooth soon. (I will post a picture of his in a later post). She is in the process of making a few to put on Etsy. They are just so cute. Her mother made some for her and her sister when they were little.It is completely hand sewn. Even the pocket.

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Isn’t it adorable?

You can see the listing in my Etsy store.

Oh and on a sewing note, I made one block for a swap. Woo Hoo!!!

dsc06236The picture is a little blurry. It is for a swap. Using the Tennessee pattern. I have 5 more to make. It felt great to sew.