Your question: How do you label homemade quilts?

What should be included on a quilt label?

Top information to include on quilt labels:

  • Date.
  • Quilt maker’s name.
  • Name of the quilt.
  • Name of the recipient.
  • Name of the quilter.
  • Location made.
  • Occasion quilt made for.
  • Personal message.

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.

Can you use a pencil to mark a quilt?

You can always draw your measurements out on your fabric with a regular pen, pencil or marker, but if you want the freedom to only temporarily mark on your fabric, using a marking pencil made for fabric is your best bet.

Should quilt label go on front or back?

To finish a printed label it’s nice to sew on a border. A great place to use scraps from your quilt! And the printable fabric can sometimes be a little hard to hand stitch; so the border will help with that. … Usually, the label is sewn to the back by hand after the quilt is finished and bound.

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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