This project is a great way to use up scraps of heavy paper and cool woven fabrics. It should cost nothing at all if you have everything on hand. You can easily make a bunch with a yard of fabric and a small pack of cardstock.
You will want to use woven (non-stretchy) fabrics for this so that they won't wrinkle when you sew them. Washing the fabric first is optional, but I would recommend ironing them to get rid of any wrinkles.
Experiment with different kinds of paper. Cardstock is cheap, but the odd size makes it difficult to get a lot of 4x6 inch post cards without creating smaller scraps. I use Stonehenge printmaker's paper because I have a lot of it on-hand, but heavier scrapbook papers would work well, too.
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Stick the glued side of the post card to the wrong side of your fabric scrap.
Allow the glue to dry completely (about 5 minutes for glue sticks and up to 2 hours for liquid glue depending on type).
Keep the cards flat while they're drying. You can do this by sticking them under a pile of heavy books.
With the paper side up, place the fabric-backed postcard under the needle of your sewing machine. Allow for a 1/8 inch or 1/4 inch seam allowance to create a nice border around the card.
Set your tension to medium and use a short stitch length.
Sew all around the postcard, turning at the corners.