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I have found a fair few references to these in art books.They are often grouped with ATC's as tiny collage creations.
These are the first swap from Ale C.We'll post more as the versions are received youu can also follow on Inchies Swap.

Posted by Essex Debs from Bellevue, Washington, United States • Published See Essex Debs's 30 projects »
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  • How to make an artist trading card. Inchies  - Step 1
    Step 1

    The finished deal

  • How to make an artist trading card. Inchies  - Step 2
    Step 2

    A possible group of tools

  • How to make an artist trading card. Inchies  - Step 3
    Step 3

    This is a 1x2 strip

  • How to make an artist trading card. Inchies  - Step 4
    Step 4

    Cut it in half rotate top inchie by 1/4 turn for two different effects

    Plan embellishments

  • How to make an artist trading card. Inchies  - Step 5
    Step 5

    Playing complete

  • How to make an artist trading card. Inchies  - Step 6
    Step 6

    I used a fancy stitch and used the same rotation technique.Then i got really fancy and added some seed beads for effect

  • How to make an artist trading card. Inchies  - Step 7
    Step 7

    Inchie Houses can come in any form.I tried cellophane(too thin and split)
    Thin vinyl works (recycled from packaging around a throw !)
    Also felt and netting hold them well
    This is a three by four house

  • How to make an artist trading card. Inchies  - Step 8
    Step 8

    Then I made this one into a wrap like the one in Ale's teaser.

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Essex Debs
Essex Debs · Bellevue, Washington, US · 32 projects
These can be paper or fabric.Check out Inchies on Flickr.and my thread there for other ideas.I even have seen jewelry and scarf made from them.Search for Inchies thread on this site too.
They are additive ;)
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Destiney Y.
Destiney Y. · Green River, Utah, US · 36 projects
ive seen some sawps for these on swap-bot i was wondering do they have to be fabric? i have craft ADD and always looking to make something new!
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Essex Debs
Essex Debs · Bellevue, Washington, US · 32 projects
Sorry Naruto ,
As posted this is Ale C creation not my own.You could ask her.
I'm currently playing with a totally different holder check out the next round of swaps for pics in about two weeks.
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naruto uzumaki
naruto uzumaki · 5 projects
can you show a how-to on how to make that bag that they wher in (the second picture)
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*Witchy Rachie*
*Witchy Rachie* · Holon, IL · 70 projects
i love that you have "decorating ARSENAL" in your list of ingredients. xD

(yes, i did say "ingredients." ;) )
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Kiko
Kiko · Arcadia, Florida, US · 14 projects
Did you put some sort of padding between two pieces of fabric, or is that just the fabric?
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ale_corason
ale_corason · Mexico City, Federal District, MX · 49 projects
I love it! Thank you Deb for share this great idea with us.
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