For milestones, holidays, and no occasion at all, Nancy Goodman’s quilted postcards deliver sweet sentiments to doorsteps all around the world.
Paint a beautiful woodland scene with scraps from your stash. Add visual interest by quilting freestyle.
Use a variety of stitch sizes and techniques to create a distinctive piece.
Incorporate one of your favorite sayings into your needlework.
Look no further than nature to find your next appliqué pattern. For patterns, pluck a few leaves and trace them.
Embellishments like these small buttons add a layer of texture to any postcard.
Brighten someone’s day by sending cheery sunflowers with cute stitched petals.
Paint a landscape on a postcard with beaded flowers, quilted designs, and fun stitching.
Re-create a night scene with dark batiks. Stitch batik strips together in wavy patterns for the look of mountains.
Stamp a message or print a quote on fabric for a personalized greeting. A patchwork background is an easy way to use up scraps.
Make a quote the focal point, then work fabrics into a design around it. Use fabric markers to handwrite the quote!
Novelty prints and drawn fussy-cut designs make the cutest sewing-theme postcard. Add buttons and pins for texture.
Add lace embellishments and rickrack to call attention to different prints.
Sometimes scaling down a go-to quilt block can be the easiest option for creating a fun card.
This cute pup would make anyone’s day. Hand-stitch a message for a personal touch.
Both fabric and embroidered daisies brighten this postcard.
Personalize a postcard with a monogram.
Ribbon, beads, and twine combine for the center of this flower. Don’t be afraid to reach into your craft stash to spice up your project.
Is someone you love having a bad day? An inside-out umbrella might make them smile!
Fussy-cut holiday shapes for a spooky Halloween postcard. Add textural elements, such as raffia, to set the scene.
For a fun twist on the traditional birthday card, incorporate the recipient’s astrological sign into the sentiment.
Hues of blue help to bring this ocean sunset to life.
Add a soft touch to a typical love note with floral fabric, pink accents, and a hand-stitched message.