Monday, November 28, 2011

Quilt Labels

This is one way that I do labels.

*The base of the triangle (which is the top long edge) is on the selvedge so I don't need to turn that edge under.
*The other two raw edges will be secured in the corner behind the binding.
*I heavily starch the fabric.
*The lines are ruled with a hera marker.
*I used magic tape
to secure the edges while I wrote my information. It easily lifts off without pulling on the fabric. (This is the same tape I use for foundation piecing 'repairs'.)
*I used a .5 black pigma pen and neatly printed:
**the name of my quilt
**'adapted from a design by...'
**who the quilt was for
**my details
**swap details

I also use pre-printed labels (when I can find them) and labels I print myself (when my printer has ink).

How do you make your labels?


Kim with a K said...

Thanks for this information....I'm pathetic when it comes to the label...I always have good intentions but never seem to get around to them!!!
Your method looks totally doable... thanks!

Barb said...

That is smart!

Julia said...
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Julia said...

This is a great way to do labels..I do mine like this now.
So many quilts in books have "maker unknown "'s a shame to not know where and who made the quilt..
Julia ♥

Anonymous said...

thankyou Shari,very helpful

Allie said...

I like this idea a LOT! I'm going to have to try it, thank you!

Stephanie said...

Great. Thanks!!!

em's scrapbag said...

Thanks for sharing this. I'm horrid at getting lables on my quilts.

Cheryl said...

Very clever!!! I will definitely be using this idea.

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