At the absolute minimum a quilt label should include. Here are 8 tips for writing on fabric.
Prewash your fabric cotton fabrics usually contain sizing.
What to write on a quilt label. Four of the five items must be included on your quilt label the fifth is optional and probably the most sentimental. What to write on a quilt label from one of a kind quilt labels by thea nerud. The labels on my small quilts are machine stitched onto the backing fabric before quilting while the labels on the big quilts are pieced and then sewn into the backing itself.
You can also include things like. I chose to center each line and to make the names larger than the other text. But what to write and which label to use.
The name of the quiltmaker. The city state and year in which the quilt was made. 50 nifty iron on quilt labels.
Carry your patchwork legacy to your future generations by making your own quilt labels with the leisure arts nifty iron on quilt labels. I discovered that you can buy all kinds of custom made quilt labels on. Using poetry for quilt labels.
This paperback set is a great way to build your heritag help future generations track the history of your precious patchwork by adding an easy to finish label to the back of your quilts. Purchase pens that have permanent ink and are made for use on fabric. 3 what is the occasion for making the quilt.
Use a computer and ink jet or all in one printer. Write directly onto a rectangular piece. Because i prefer not to waste any paper backed pre treated label fabric i often put text for a generic label or two on the same page.
Here are a couple of ideas and suggestions about which label to use thats lends itself to the type of quilt. Thats every reason to label your quilts. Whatever you want to include.
2 the full name of the maker of the quilt not just mom or grandma or nana. Choose a smooth surface 100 cotton fabric. First create the label in word.
Occasion for making the quilt birthday wedding etc. Select fabric in a color that allows the ink to show. 1 full name of the recipient so theres no mistake to whom it belongs.
Quilt style or pattern name. Embroider by hand or machine. Here are some of the most popular.
Quilts are treasured and they last a long time. How to make quilt labels. The quilt label shown below quotes the famous world war i poem in flanders fields in memory of a beloved father who died.
Some of shakespeares sonnets are short enough to make beautiful quilt labels. Find a font you like and enter the text line by line. Hand write it with permanent ink.
If your quilt is large enough you can print an entire poem on a printable fabric sheet and use the poem as the label. They mean so much to friends and family and the memory of you and your gift live in that quilt. As for what should be on the label the answer is.
Put the label on an extra.