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Fabric postcards

I’m taking part in a fabric postcard swap at the moment (see
art2mail: mailable fabric postcards for more details).

This is one of them I made – I painted calico with acrylic paints, layered it with voile and then sewed house shapes on with more calico. I thought the voile on top of the painted fabric made it look like pavements in the rain, reflecting and distorting the colours.

I learnt the technique of layering voile at an embroidery course with Virginia Hole at our local quilt shop, Busy Bees.

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Rainy Streets postcard

fabric postcard with layered sheers in blues, purples, greens and houses painted and appliqued

Fabric postcard using polyester organza, calico and acrylic paints together with stitching to show a scene of a wet street after the rain.

Rainy Streets fabric postcard

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