December 3, 2021
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As makers, we often gift lovingly stitched projects to
friends and family. What we neglect to acknowledge is that these items may well
become cherished heirlooms. As such, it is beneficial to future generations to
know when the item was made and by whom. That is where a label becomes very
Embroidery Label Designs
There are many wonderful labels you can embroider right on
the piece. Quilt labels can get quite detailed, often including the name of the
quilt maker, pattern name, fabrics included, address where the quilt was
created, and date of creation.
At the very least, include the maker’s name and date. That
way, the work of heart will be identified for future generations.
You don’t have to limit labels to quilts. Think wall
hangings, pillows, table runners, even clothing. If you take the time to make
it, mark it.
Use built-in fonts on your machine to add the details or add
them to the design using a program like Embrilliance.
Tips for Choosing Fonts
Make sure that you use fonts that are easy to read. Some
fancy fonts are hard to read, especially in small sizes.