How to make a fabric postcard for Valentine's Day that can actually go through the post/mail

Step 1: Materials and tools

Materials to make one card

one piece of  6" x 4" of thick, stiff interfacing  ( I use Timtex™ or fast2fuse® )
two 6" x 4" pieces of fusible web such as Bondaweb or  Steam-a -seam (not required if using fast2fuse)
one 6" x 4" piece of plain white cotton fabric
scraps of red, white and/or pink cotton fabric
pieces of red, white and/or pink ribbon
decorative hearts etc.
heart or other romantic rubber stamps
a postage stamp


a stamp pad with red permanent ink
a Pigma pen (or similar fine permanent pen)
scissors and/or rotary cutter, ruler & mat
iron & ironing board
baking parchment

sewing machine & thread (zig-zag and decorative stitching capability very useful)
needle and thread

This is great, I think I might make these to leave in the home for unexpected notes to my family members. I'm adding it to my ToDo list on my scrapping blog (www.funtimescrapping.com)!!
Thanks, they are fun to do and I have received such a variety of different styles when I have taken part in swaps.
what a great job....... i love the whole idea..... thanks for sharing!!!
 These are very creative and they look very nice and professional. Thanks for sharing the idea!
Thank you - you are most welcome.&nbsp; I just did some floral ones using fused Angelina fibre, they were fun too.<br />
I like your cats :D They were cool.<br />
Only Smokey chose to join me for this project, the other two were being anti-social.<br />

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