The postcard sits out in a frame at Thanksgiving time, but the postcard is so small that you don't really notice it. I started thinking about how I could draw more attention to it. I've been seeing all these projects lately where people print directly from their inkjet printer onto fabric, so I decided to give it a try. Here's what happens when you enlarge a cute vintage postcard and print it on some muslin...
It turns into a pillow!
When I think of Thanksgiving, I always think of brown, but the postcard uses black, so I had to go with a black fabric border. I was going to go directly to the green after that, but both the black and green fabric are so dark that I decided to try a second border with a lighter colored fabric (left over from my first Sadie Shirt), and I'm really glad I did. It gives the pillow a little extra something.
The back is plain muslin with an envelope closure. And I added a homemade tag, of course. I've had a couple of requests for more information on how I do these, so I think I may do a post about it in the next couple of weeks.
I love this pillow. I wish it was going to sit out for more than two weeks, but I have something to look forward to when I get out the Thanksgiving decorations next year!