Quilt Labels!


Posted on April 21st, by Amy in Modern Basics. 26 comments

After procrastinating and researching label options for all the quilts in my book, I decided to go to Spoonflower!  When I was originally making the quilts, I wasn’t able to label them, as the title of my book wasn’t confirmed.  So I sent them off to Martingale with no permanent labels.  Now with Market around the corner, labels are necessary!

These will be getting some fusible webbing over the weekend and attached to the appropriate quilt.

I will definitely be going back to print more labels in the future.  Simple and great looking!

Happy Quilting ~

Amy





26 thoughts on “Quilt Labels!

  1. 1
    Suzanne says:

    They look great! What a wonderful use for Spoonflower.

  2. 2

    Good idea! I just ordered some on the net and am not thrilled with them. And I like how you can personalize each one on Spoonflower. I have a few quilts in production- may have to think up labels and put an order in. Can you just order a fat quarter of this?

  3. 3
    karenkay says:

    What a great way to make labels…they look great!

  4. 4
    Sarah Craig says:

    Another way to make labels is to buy fabric-on-paper sheets that you can run through your inkjet computer – then you can make your own labels as individual as you want, whatever size you want, however many you want! I’ve been doing this for all my quilts for a year or so now and have had great success with them. We make “binding” labels for our ministry quilts, but I also do patch labels for my personal quilts with more information on them. You can see a very special label I made on this post…. http://confessionsofafabricaddict.blogspot.com/2011/02/make-list-monday-36-spring-also-means.html – this one was for a wall hanging my granddaughter designed for her mommy’s birthday!

  5. 5
    beth says:

    They are perfect!

  6. 6

    Your labels look great.

    Have you ever tried pretreated fabric sheets? I found some last year from Fabric Studio/Color Plus Fabrics @ http://www.colorplusfabrics.com. I love that I can design and print from my home computer.

  7. 7
    Rae says:

    They look great! I’ve been thinking about ordering some recently as well, at least with my logo. Like Sarah, I’ve been printing mine on printable fabric, which has worked out really well, especially for personalized ones.

  8. 8
    Kelly says:

    They look great, what a good idea!

  9. 9
    Natalia says:

    They do look great!

  10. 10
    shout4joy says:

    I’ve been using spoonflower for labels, as well! And I’ve designed some for my aunts to put on their quilts :)

    Yours look great!

  11. 11

    I definitely want to design and order some Spoonflower labels. These look great, Amy!

  12. 12

    What a wonderful idea! We only have a laser printer, no inkjet, so Spoonflower would be a great option for me. This might be the inspiration I need to finally decide on a logo…

  13. 13
    Marci Girl says:

    Hey Amy,

    I have been thinking about this too, now that I’ve seen yours, yep, I’m going this route.

    On a side note, thanks so much for sharing who does your machine quilting for you! Natalia did a wonderful job on the first one I sent her! Thank you!

  14. 14
    Brie Henri says:

    How will you sew them on?

  15. 15

    These are great…what a smart cookie you are!

  16. 16
    H2Ogirl says:

    How lovely. Great additions to wonderful quilts and a great book.

  17. 17
    Marshall says:

    Those look great! That’s a really great option. I haven’t liked the results I’ve gotten with fabric markers and I don’t always have time to personally embroider something as well.

  18. 18
    Marshall says:

    That’s a really great option. I haven’t liked the results I’ve gotten with fabric markers and I don’t always have time to personally embroider something as well.

  19. 19
    Robin says:

    Snazzy! What a great idea!

  20. 20
    mathea says:

    What a great idea! Your labels look really stylish and professional.

  21. 21
    Colleen says:

    I have used spoonflower to create labels too. I even used photographs I had take . Anything you can put into a file you can use. The have come out great!

  22. 22

    I love this idea! I’ve wanted to try Spoonflower for awhile and this is a perfect way to get started. Thank you :)

  23. 23
    Jackie says:

    What a terrific idea!! Never thought of Spoonflower for labels. Now I will be doing that for sure!!

  24. 24

    Good story for you. I was at my LQS last night and the owner and my friend was showing me some of her latest purchases. The first thing she reached for was your book. She’s quite pleased with it! Just wanted to let you know.

  25. 25

    [...] And installed the first of my labels! [...]

  26. 26

    Gday. I
    was thinking about adding a
    hyperlink back to your site since both of our
    web sites are primarily based around the same
    subject. Would you prefer I link to you using your website address:
    http://amyscreativeside.com/2011/04/21/quilt-labels/ or website title:
    Quilt Labels! | Amy’s Creative Side. Please let me
    know at your earliest convenience. Thanks

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