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Thread: Project Linus quilt label?

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    Junior Member Kryssa's Avatar
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    Jan 2010
    Santa Clara, CA
    I just finished my first Project Linus quilt and I'm not sure what to write on the label or maybe I shouldn't have one. I feel like I should put the washing instructions, not sure what else, if anything.

    Thanks for your thoughts :)

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    skippitydodahquilts's Avatar
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    May 2011
    Lima, Ohio
    I always, always, always label. I guess my thought is, a bazillion years from now, when I'm dead and gone, I want others to know who made it. I just put, "Made with love by XXX. City, State. Month, Year."

    I don't know if I would put washing instructions on the label. I always type up a small note, less than 5 sentences on washing, care, and treatment of stains.

    Hope this helps!

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    Senior Member Kathios's Avatar
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    Nov 2010
    Nottingham, NH
    Hi. I'm a PL Coordinator, and sometimes the quilts I receive have labels, and I love it! We sew a Linus label on each quilt, and I usually sew the Linus label next to the quilter's label. You could ask your local Linus Coordinator to see what he/she prefers. I put my label on the back lower corner of the quilts. However, some Coordinators put the labels on the front.

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    Power Poster ckcowl's Avatar
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    if you check the downy quilts for kids web site (or the instructions that come with your kit) it tells you what MUST be included on the label- and the label is a MUST. the Linus quilts i think are less- specific as to what (if anything) should be included...
    it's been awhile since i made my last one- but i think some of the items to include on the label is:
    the name of the quilt-
    your first name
    city, state, country.
    i also add fiber content- especially if i use poly blends, or batting other than cotton

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