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Thread: Quilting label

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    Jul 2012

    Quilting label

    I am making a tie blanket. I want to put a Machine embroidery label on the back. What kind of fabric do I use?
    I could use fleece the same or contrasting pink color on the back. I could use muslin. I could machine embroidery on the back. I need help.


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    Super Member DebbieJJ's Avatar
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    Mar 2010
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    I like for my labels to "stick out" or show up -- somewhat. So if it were me, I'd use the pink fabric or the muslin, but lean more toward the pink. It doesn't have to be a large label, but sometimes I write sentiments on my labels, so they get kind of big. I also like to use a permanent marker and hand-write my labels so the recipient has a personal knowledge of my handwriting, and it looks more personal. BUT I do like the looks of a machine embroidered label also.
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    Super Member AZ Jane's Avatar
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    Pictures always help. That said, it really depends on it you want the label to stand out or blend in.
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