I love combining cloth and paper, plus, these cards are fun and easy to make. Try it and see for yourself!
For this card I used watercolor paper, cloth that was pre-fused with Mistyfuse, two pens, and my sewing machine and iron.
I began with a large sheet of 140 lb hot press watercolor paper, which has a smoother finish. This is simply what I had on-hand, and with repeated folding & cutting I was able to create numerous cards from the sheet. Any type of paper that is 100 lb press or higher will work well. I love the feel of watercolor paper, both hot and cold press, so it is my preferred "card stock". One can commonly find "blocks" of pre-cut watercolor postcards in 4x6 or 5x7 sizes.
I used a previously fused piece of red cotton broadcloth.
I folded the cloth and free-cut three hearts
using my wonderful 7" Havel's scissors
The hearts were positioned on the surface of the card
using a dry iron, I fused the hearts in place
I finished the edges with a gray zig-zag stitch
I love using a Pentel Gel Roller Fabric pen for drawing and writing on any sort of cloth.
The micron pen was used on the paper, but could have been used for either.
I think this might need a bit more doodling on the paper surface,
and I may decide to color some of the background with watercolor or markers.
The surface of this card is stable enough to mail as a postcard or slip into an envelope for more protection. Either way, it is a fast and fun project. This would be fun to do with a group of kids!