How do you label homemade quilts?

What should be on a quilt label?

Some ideas of what you might want to include on the label:

  • The name of the quilt.
  • The reason it was made – special occasion – holiday, graduation, wedding, birth, friendship,
  • Topper’s name.
  • Quilter’s name.
  • Date and place where it was completed (or maybe even start date if you can remember that far back!)
  • Care instructions.

How do you document a quilt?

Here are three key steps that every quilt owner should take to keep their quilt’s history from fading away.

  1. Label your quilt. Include, at minimum: maker’s name, date completed, location made, maker or owner’s contact information. …
  2. Take photos of your quilt. …
  3. Write down your quilt’s story.

How big should a quilt label be?

It’s up to you but the first three items are very important! In terms of size, the choice is yours. My quilt labels are generally about 6 x 4″, with a small allowance for turning the edges under to stitch on the quilt. Leave plenty of room for your written details.

Where does the label go on a quilt of valor?

Quilt Labels

  • The words “Quilt of Valor.”
  • The quilt maker(s) name and state, including the maker of the top, the quilter (machine or hand), and the binder. Full names are acceptable.
  • Space to fill in the name of the awardee.
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How do you make a quilt label on spoonflower?

Head over to, sign in, and click on Design >> Upload. Click on Choose File and find your label file on your computer. Once selected, confirm the copyright and click Upload File. Select Basic Repeat, to fit as many labels as possible on your fabric, and then print away!

How do you sew names on fabric?

Getting Started

  1. Find a shirt, jeans, jacket, etc. …
  2. Secure the area you’d like to stitch in the embroidery hoop.
  3. With your water-soluble marker, draw your phrase or word onto the clothing. …
  4. Take your thread of choice and secure a knot in the thread. …
  5. Start from the back of your fabric and pull the thread through.