Since we stopped doing Airbnb (because the company went absolutely crazy), I don't need as many postcards as I used to so I don't make them as often. But there are lots of summer birthdays and, of course, I needed one for Mother's Day. I rarely make just one of a design. This one worked great for Mom and for some birthdays this month.
Lest you think I can draw a bluebird, the pattern for this came from here. I reduced it close to 50% to get the bird to fit perfectly on a postcard. The fabric were all from my pre-fused scrap bin and these clips were a lifesaver cutting out these small pieces.
I even had the perfect backgrounds! These are some sunprints that I made at least 2 years ago and they were already fused onto the bases.
This is why I keep every little pre-fused scrap of fabric. This was perfect for a tree branch.
The one at the top of the post was for Mom. I made 6 more for birthday cards. It was great having the serger out so I could speed through the edges on these.
While I had the serger out I quickly finished the edges on these cards that I made from the scraps of my SIL's quilt.
I have 6 of these and they will be great birthday cards for this summer too.
If all goes well today our generator and propane tank installation will be done AND the phone line they severed last week will be repaired. Fingers crossed!
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I'm Vicki Welsh and I've been making things as long as I can remember. I used to be a garment maker but transitioned to quilts about 20 years ago. Currently I'm into fabric dyeing, quilting, Zentangle, fabric postcards, fused glass and mosaic. I document my adventures here.