Sewn-in Name Labels
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I just wanted to let
you know that in your postings regarding labeling clothing with children's
names for daycare and school several people suggest labeling both the name
and phone number of the family. Might want to reconsider that idea. Try
typing your phone number (including area code of course) into the search
engine google and it will likely come up with your name and address. Might
be more information that you'd want a stranger to be able to come up with
after your kids leaves a jacket at the playground. Probably paranoid but I'd
rather lose the coat than my kid.
I am looking for a place to buy the clothing labels for the camp this summer.
Please I need them last week!
Office Depot has inkJet and Laser printer compatible iron-on
transfer papers which make for great labels.
You can buy a permanant marker in your child's favorite color
and write directly on the clothing. I usually write inside
neckbands and on the waistbands. It's also important to label
socks and shoes!
Thank-you for helping me on the labels. Finally I did get some good
clothing labels from a place at the web called www.nameonlabels.com they were not
too expensive and nice one too!
I'm looking for a place to order sew-in (or iron on) name tags for my son's
clothes. I've tried a number of fabric stores and crafts stores and have
been unsuccessful. Any ideas?
This is a recommendation for Ann who was looking for a place
to order sew-in (or iron on) name tags.
I'd like to recommend: Freckles and Frills Children Shop (corner of
Bancroft and Dutton) in San Leandro, phone (510) 638-1622. I've been
very pleased with the work they have done for me.
Poppy Fabrics in Oakland gave me the name of a company where you
could order the tags. Also, I recently bought a Brother "labeler" at
Costco, which makes all sorts of stick on labels. You can buy the
cloth tapes that will fit this machine as well. So, if you should
need a labeler for other things, this may be a good way to go.
Poppy Fabrics in Oakland had some flyers for recommended places a couple of
years ago. If they no longer have them, send me e-mail and I'll see if I can
find the flyers I got from them.
Several years ago I bought name tags from a company called Bell of Maine.
The address I have is 20 Bell Building, P.O. Box 196, Lewiston ME
04243-0196. The telephone number is: 207-784-2964. At the time, they sold
both the sew-in and iron-on types.
When my daughter started preschool I sewed name tags in all of her clothes
(which proved to be helpful in using them as hand me down's to her sister).
The company was
NAME MAKER, INC.
P.O. Box 43821
Atlanta, GA 30378-3601
I found the mail order form at a fabric store a few years ago so I don't
know if they are still in business.
I once ordered some very high quality woven name labels from a catalogue.
The catalogue since stopped offering the product but the product
information is as follows:
J & J Cash Ltd. Coventry CV49UZ, England
Tel: (0203) 466466 Telex: 31397 Cash CVG Fax: (0203) 462525
I need to order some for my next 2 kids and haven't checked to see if there
is a website or a catalogue.
Try Jo-Ann Fabrics and Crafts at 5791 Christie Ave in Emeryville.
They had forms on top of the pattern cabinets to order labels when I
stopped by a couple of months ago.
I got about 100 name labels on a continuous tape (wide enough for a phone
number, too) for $8.95 from Name Maker, Inc. (404) 691-2237. I paid a few
dollars less when I got skinny labels with name only. If you request the
brochure you may want to specify that you're interested in the
personalized name tapes or they might instead send you the brochure for
woven labels-- and those are quite expensive.
Just a note re: name labels. I ordered them from Namemaker on-line before
the school year started and received them right away. I ordered a basic
WHITE label that is on a LONG ROLL. You cut them off as you need them. I
ordered the "iron-ons" but most times I end up tacking the labels in with
thread anyway. One recommendation I'll make: when ordering order a tag
with just your LAST NAME and phone number. That way, your NEXT child
(assuming you'll be doing the "hand-me-down" thing) won't require
re-labeling. Good luck.
The NAME MAKER, which was mentioned in the last issue, is still around
for making name labels for children's (or anyone else for that matter!)
clothes. Just about a month ago I sent off for labels for my son's
clothes and they did a fine job and were not expensive. Just to
reiterate, their info is the following:
Name Maker Inc.
4450 Commerce Cir.
Atlanta, GA 30336
FAX (404) 691-7711
Some people had suggested Name Maker to order
sew-in name labels
- just thought I'd let you know, I followed up that clue & found
you can now order them ONLINE at
www.namemaker.com. Only about $14 for 300
sew or iron-on labels. Thought you might want to post that info on the
page - it's a lot more convenient to order online!
Kat (June 2000)
I did a search on the internet a while ago and got to
read a letter from one of your parents who was looking
for clothing labels for her kids. I just
started a home based clothing label company, named
"LabelAtelier" and I am selling iron-on clothing
labels ! They are easy to apply and kids
just love them because of the cute designs.
I set up a website (www.LabelAtelier.com)
Inge Van den Abeele (Oct 2001)
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