Here’s another piece of Mail Art I sent to my aunt Debbie in Japan. I believe it was around spooky Halloween times, hence the spooky nature of the card: Skulls, cookies, ghosts.
This was the first piece of MailArt I sent to Debbie, but I think it works. It acts as a bit of a Frankensteinian creation of words and images, although it does function more as art and less as mail (I think it was a bit greasy because I cooked it, and the actual contents of the letter were rather difficult to read thanks to all of the sewing and re-patching). I long ago gave up trying to cook my letters (although it was an interesting idea, now I need all the cooking supplies I have), and I haven’t gone back to the patchwork idea (again. it kind of makes the letter unreadable). But as a first go, and an exploration of Halloween, I think it works. Here ‘s the envelope it was sent in, just for fun: