Tips and Tricks

How big should a quilt label be?

How big should a quilt label be?

about 6 x 4″
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.

What should quilt labels say?

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

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

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!

What do you say when signing a quilt?

All-Purpose Quotes and Sayings

  1. When you sleep under this quilt, you sleep under a blanket of love.
  2. From my hands… to your heart.
  3. The best kind of sleep beneath Heaven above/ Is under a quilt, handmade with love.
  4. May this quilt warm your body and comfort your soul.
  5. Memories stitched with love.

How do you make a quilt label?

You can put a fusible material on the back of the label, like Steam-a-Seam2 and press it on the back of the quilt. Or you can sew it on by hand, being careful to make sure the stitches do not show on the front of the quilt. An easy way to attach a label is to sew it into the corner of the quilt.

What to include on quilt labels?

A quilt label should include the following information: The first line should be the full name of the quiltmaker, including maiden name. If someone other than the maker did the quilting, add that. The next line should provide the town, state, and possibly the country where the quilt was made.

How to make quilt labels?

Draw or embroider the words and add embellishments,such as vines,flowers,or French knots.

  • Incorporate one or more extra blocks from the quilt top into the label.
  • For a framed finish,bind the label edges like a mini quilt.
  • To ensure a label can’t easily be removed from the quilt,stitch the label to the backing fabric and quilt through it.
  • Where to put quilt label?

    Here are the label placement guidelines for the Minnesota Quilters State Show: “Each quilt must have a 4’ wide (finished) sleeve securely attached to the top back of the quilt and an identifying. label attached to the bottom right corner of the back of the quilt.”.