Stitched Postcards: Beautiful Textile Designs in Miniature Using Quilting and Mixed Media Techniques

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9781844484706: Stitched Postcards: Beautiful Textile Designs in Miniature Using Quilting and Mixed Media Techniques

This book offers a unique collection of some of the best designs in postcard-sized art (AMCs) from well-known textile designers, with everything you need to know to create your own, unique pieces.

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Christa Rolf is an author, a patch worker, and a quilter.

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"Make your own postcards, collect them in an album, swap them with other people and have fun using up your stash of fabrics, beads, yarns and anything else that can be stitched onto a 4"x6" rectangle of stiffened fabric."  —MyShelf.com



"These cards are a wonderful way of experimenting with new techniques and learning about different materials and their applications."  —Fabrications Magazine

"Just in case you're stuck for ideas, there are over 30 different postcard designs and the techniques used to make them are all clearly explained."  —Stitch Magazine



"Stitch something different and try out new techniques whilst making artistic postcards that are fun to make and lovely to keep."  —Sewing World



"With contributions from other designers Christa has put together a comprehensive book of ideas and techniques using a wide variety of materials."  —West Country Embroiderers Guild Newsletter

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