Saturday, December 31, 2011

Free Printable Sewing Tags + Giveaway!


Look what I have been making today -- personalized sewing tags!  I love tags, because they instantly make your garments look so much more professional.  I made neck tags (i.e. tags that go into a shirt at the back neckline, or into pants at the waistband) and double-sided side tags (that go into a side seam on pants).

To create the design, I followed the tutorial here.  Then I saved the design as a .jpg, and inserted it into a Word file.  I actually used the label function of Word and just created a custom sized label that was the perfect size for my tags.  And then to actually print the tags, I used the directions in this tutorial

Now here is the best part.  I made some cute tag designs that you can download and print!  There are neck tag designs and side tag designs.  Here's what they look like:




The side tags each have two sides -- one with words, and one with a design.  These are perfect for incorporating into the outseam of a pair of pants, or as a tag on the back pocket of jeans.

 If you want to make your own, just download the .pdf files at the links below, and print your tags following the tutorial I linked above.  (I cannot stress enough that you should definitely read the excellent tutorial on how to print your own tags.)
 
And can you believe that I used only 3 sheets of printable fabric (for a total of about $5) to make all these labels????


And now for the giveaway.  I will be giving away an assortment of 25 tags (some neck tags, some side tags, in both designs) to the winner.  Here's how to enter:
  1. Become a follower of this blog and leave a comment below letting me know.  If you already are a follower, then leave a comment telling me that.
  2. Link to this post on Facebook, and leave a comment letting me know.
  3. Tweet about this giveaway and the free printables, and leave a comment below.
  4. Pin (or re-pin) this post on Pinterest, and leave a comment below telling me that you did.
Make sure you leave a separate comment for each entry.  Also, please leave your email address, or I won't be able to contact you if you win.  This giveaway will end on 1/7/12.  Thanks for entering!

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