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

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With an exclusive selection of more than 30 of the best designs, this instructional guide shows just how easy it is to create postcard-sized pieces of art. Stitched postcards, also known as artist mailing cards, are a new and growing trend in the world of mixed-media art. The lovingly created miniatures are richly decorated with special yarns, fabrics, and embellishments in a range of styles including landscape, floral, vintage, and architecture. With a detailed section on materials, clear explanations of basic techniques, and the individual designer's tips, these postcards are quick, easy to make, and ideal for using up scrap materials and items found in nature or around the home.

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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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