Fabric Postcard Pets

Use your furry friends as sewing inspiration when you create postcard-sized pet portraits.

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Capture your wagtastic four-legged friend in the most fun and clever way!

Join award-winning quilter Pauline Salzman for an adventure in creating delightful fabric pet portraits on a small scale using simple sewing techniques. Your creativity combined with Pauline’s clear-to-understand instructions will create postcard-size quilt projects sure to relay your pet’s quirky personality to a tee. The postcards are perfect for sewists and quilters looking for quick and easy design ideas, or for beginners searching for unintimidating projects that are fun, easy, and not overwhelming. You’ll go step by step through her foolproof method for making pet postcards, from making a simple line drawing to simple fusing and coloring techniques.

Plus, at the end of the video, Pauline shares a gallery of her quilts! Unleash a world of possibilities for making mail-able artwork that features your favorite pet!

  • Transparent plastic sheet
  • Light box or window (You can make your own light box with a DOT-it LED light and a clear plastic storage box.)
  • Blue painter’s tape
  • Fusible web with a paper backing
  • Manila file folder or cardstock paper, 3 1/2" x 5 1/2" piece (cut on fold—see video for instructions)
  • Single-sided fusible heavy interfacing, 4" x 6" piece
  • #90 sewing machine needle
  • Thread to stitch design
  • Decorative thread for postcard edges
  • Puppy fabric, 3 1/2" x 5 1/2" piece
  • Background fabric, 3 1/2" x 5 1/2" piece
  • Fabric for backing, approximately 5 1/2" x 7 1/2"
  • Glue stick or basting spray or a wash-away stabilizer
  • Sharpie Rub-a-Dub® Laundry Marker, fine tip
  • Fabric markers
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Parchment paper or a pressing sheet
  • Scissors
  • X-ACTO® knife
  • Rotary cutter, mat, and ruler
  • Scissors
  • Awl
  • Postcard for backing, cut 3 3/4" x 5 3/4" (Printable pattern provided on video.)
  • Fray Check™
  • White paint
  • Toothpick
  • Clear envelope for mailing

SKU: 13QM23

Author/Speaker/Editor: Pauline Salzman

Format: DVD

ISBN 13: 9781620335475

Runtime: 68 Minutes

Customer Reviews

Good postcard video Review by Candy

It was a great video showing 4 different postcard pet methods. I would like to have something that allowed me to learn to personalize a drawing of my own pet.

(Posted on 11/29/13)