Postcard swap: “Recycle”

Mend and Make-do

Mend and Make-do

The Virginia Consortium of Quilters fabric post card swap is in full flight!  Next month I’ll show you some of the variations on our theme of “Recycle.”  Meanwhile, here’re a few of what I sent out, based on a British slogan from WWII – Mend and Make-do To Avoid Buying New. 

The photos are miscellaneous cabinet card flea market finds. The base of the cards is a large piece of canvas sealed with gesso, then a couple Collage Podge layers, topped with stitched strips of fabric. The photos were transferred to vintage hankerchiefs using Transfer Artist Paper by Lesley Riley (


One response to “Postcard swap: “Recycle”

  1. Thanks for the one you sent me!! Love it – ordered some TAP the very day 🙂

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