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Embroidered VS. Written quilt labels...your opinions!!

Old 06-29-2013, 10:25 AM
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Default Embroidered VS. Written quilt labels...your opinions!!

I recently misplaced my quilt labeling pen...So I've taken up a needle & embroidering floss to make up for it...

What are your opinions about either, or both?
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Old 06-29-2013, 11:15 AM
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I always think embroidery looks nicer, but I resort to the pen out of laziness.
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Old 06-29-2013, 12:15 PM
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Embroidery beats out pen by far, but pen is way easier.
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Embroidery has my vote - of course now that I have an embroidery machine, I really love the label possibilities.
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What kind of pen?
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Old 06-29-2013, 01:32 PM
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Pen for me. I am horrible at embroidery and don't have an embroidery machine. But if I did have an embroidery machine, I would choose an embroidered label.
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Old 06-29-2013, 01:49 PM
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Yep, embroidery machine = embroidered labels...love it!!!!
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Old 06-29-2013, 02:22 PM
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I have a machine for labels now, but before, I would usually either stamp it on in fabric paint (I have a stamp of my signature) or I would embroider it by hand. I have trouble handwriting nicely on fabric, even if it is ironed onto freezer paper. I did always hand write the date though. I use a Copic multiliner.
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I don't use either. I compose my labels on the computer & print them out on photo fabric. Years ago I printed them out on paper and traced them with a light box. That way no problem with my handwriting!!
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My handwriting is terrible. I machine embroider my labels. It's nice because it means I can write dissertations for the label, not just a line or two.
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