Wednesday, June 22, 2011

homemade labels

I finally made labels to sew on my bags and I did it the cheapest way possible because that's how I role. I spent $7 for iron-on transfer paper. I like the way they turned out, nice and simple, I think that may be the key when using this method. I ironed my design on to scrap fabric, cut them out and then folded the edges down.




There's a lot of neat ideas for making your own labels on the cheap, here's a few I liked...

300 Labels for $20
Hand Stamped Labels
Labels Using Ink Jet Fabric sheets
Iron-on Transfer Labels

8 comments:

  1. how awesome! :) i love the font you picked! :)

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  2. These turned out great! I've been trying some myself lately but it's a bit of trial and error as to how long to keep the iron on them! Quite a few haven't worked out so good, but hopefully i'll get there!

    www.sewrayme.co.uk

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  3. Great idea! I love how clean and simple they are. I'm a new follower from the hop.

    Chrystal
    www.adornonashoestring.com

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  4. What a great idea! My first etsy attempt was at little clutches, and my handmade tags were so tacky! Yours look great!

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  5. what a cute idea!! i'm thinking about buying a sewing machine so i'll need something to sew onto my new creations! stopping by from the creation corner hop...thanks for the inspiration!

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    I also have an ongoing give away link party now too.
    Hope to see you soon.
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    come strut your stuff

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  7. I really like this--what a great idea!

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  8. This is the way I make my labels too! Great blog!

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