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Yogi
Warming Up

USA
95 Posts

Posted - 08/21/2005 :  4:55:09 PM  Show Profile Send Yogi a Private Message

Does anyone know where I can buy labels that say something like:

Hand wash
Lay flat to dry

-or for those machine washable kid's clothes-

Wash gentle cycle
Tumble dry - low heat

I don't need the custom "handmade by Lisa" customized labels, but I'd prefer something generic for the gifts that I make for people.

I googled for this, but didn't find anything too useful.

- Lisa

...smarter than the average bear ...

Laurie K
Gabber Extraordinaire

USA
448 Posts

Posted - 08/21/2005 :  5:50:30 PM  Show Profile Send Laurie K a Private Message
I make my own labels using the computer and small cards that I either attach or give with my hand made garments. You can print several (or as many as 30, I suppose) on a page and then cut them and attach them with yarn to your garment. I like to use pretty colored or slightly textured paper and a colored ink to personalize my work. They look very lovely and quite professional. You might also buy business card stock from "Avery" and make them yourself on those too. Lots of luck. Be creative, it adds such a nice personal touch to your handmade crafts.
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cgraham
New Pal

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Posted - 08/21/2005 :  7:26:47 PM  Show Profile Send cgraham a Private Message
Lisa-

Try namelabels.com They will print whatever you like for 50 labels -$7.99

Seems reasonable to me.

Chris
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knit_chick
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Posted - 08/21/2005 :  7:31:27 PM  Show Profile Send knit_chick a Private Message
I've seen some basic sew-in garment labels ("machine wash cold", etc.) at Jo-Ann. It was in the notions department, with the appliques. It's part of the Jo-Ann Sew Essentials line of notions.


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Atavistic
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Posted - 08/21/2005 :  7:32:37 PM  Show Profile  Visit Atavistic's Homepage Send Atavistic a Private Message
You can order things like that here:

http://www.apparellabels.com.au/

Their prices are in Aust. dollars, and when I ordered my name labels, they got here very quickly! Good company.

Amanda

"Is that my Not-Mine Sweater? Whoever gets that Not-Mine Sweater is very lucky."
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