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« on: May 22, 2012 08:20:08 AM »

I have been looking at other ideas for making personalized labels for projects lately and this one came to me last night, as a cheap, relatively easy option.  I tried it once so far and it seems to be working, so I thought I would share it. 

I printed directly onto fusible interfacing, backed with paper, on a laser printer.  Cut out the labels and iron onto the project.  It is not meant to be permanent, but should last a couple of washes, and not run, and should work for any flat surface that could be ironed.



Here is one I tried on the inside of a small Christmas bag I made.



Here they are printed out on the interfacing, still attached to the paper backing.

Anyways, just thought I would share, especially as this is potentially a cheap, relatively simple way of designing and making some personal labels for projects without too many steps.  I wrote out a bit of an outline as to how I did it on my blog.

http://onyxnox.blogspot.ca/2012/05/dont-put-label-on-me.html

I hope this may be helpful to some.  If anyone has other ideas, please share.



 
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« Reply #1 on: May 22, 2012 01:10:00 PM »

Oh that is cool!  Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: May 27, 2012 07:39:39 AM »

Such a fun and easy idea. I've been looking for better ways to label sewing projects too. Thanks for sharing!
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« Reply #3 on: May 28, 2012 08:01:20 AM »

Onyxnox - here is my take on making labels: http://faithepp.blogspot.com/2011/05/how-to-make-your-own-product-labels.html.

You can read Craftster responses and updates - http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=231400.0. I have since changed the font on my labels (I should update my blog). Let me know if you have any questions.
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« Reply #4 on: May 28, 2012 02:01:43 PM »

Thank you for sharing.  That was just my quickie take on it, and when I get a chance, I will definitely work on something more to my liking.
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