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« on: September 06, 2004 11:46:24 AM »

I am planning on purchasing some labels for my business, and I have spent a long time looking on different local websites to plan which one to purchase from. But I have a some questions, and who better to ask but all of you!
1) What material would you recommend? satin, polyester, cotton twill, satin cotton, taffeta, or  damask?

2) What finishes do you find best? cut, or end folds?

3) Sew in, iron-on or pressure sensitive backing? (What even is pressure sensitive backing?)

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« Reply #1 on: September 09, 2004 03:39:23 PM »

Anyone? Undecided

Maybe someone who buy their labels could tell me the type they purchased, and what they think?  Huh
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« Reply #2 on: September 09, 2004 11:26:30 PM »

i was poking around martha's site the other day, and she sells personalized ribbon with names or dates on it. you could use that and sew it in.
« Reply #3 on: September 10, 2004 07:14:20 AM »

i guess it would depend on what you are putting them in.

i use a combination of iron-on satin (for non-washable things) and sew in cotton twill (for washable).
for each use, they have stood up well.  the sew in cotton also work for me in non-washable things, but my iron-on satin ones don't wash well.

sorry that's all i can offer for help!
« Reply #4 on: September 10, 2004 08:01:28 AM »


I ordered from this site, but they haven't come yet.  I can keep you posted, though.

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I just received my labels and they look great! 
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« Reply #5 on: October 30, 2004 11:27:25 PM »

I bought some labels from Heirloom Woven Labels ( http://members.aol.com/heirlooml/ )
They're really basic, woven, sew-on labels. Not necessarily the cheapest but you can get a really small run.
They were very helpful and the labels arrived very fast.

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« Reply #6 on: August 12, 2005 10:40:26 PM »

i was going to ask this same thing, thanks Cheesy
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