Name Tags

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May 22, 2013 by Melissa

In preparation for my first meeting at the Emerald Coast Modern Quilt Guild, I stressed out a little bit about making a name tag. I’m really good at following directions; I’m not so good at coming up with a unique and creative idea from scratch. I’m not thrilled with what I came up with but I’m not about to try it again.

I hand embroidered my name on a scrap piece of embroidery fabric, then spray basted it to a piece of grey felt. Then I blanket stitched around the edge of the embroidery fabric. I grabbed eight random scraps of fabric and hand sewed little “petals” with them, stitched them to the back of the felt and voila!

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To finish off the back, I attached a safety-pin and spray basted another piece of felt over it to hide all the stitches.

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There were some really great name tag ideas on Pinterest that didn’t help me at all but maybe you’ll be more inspired by these.

 

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One thought on “Name Tags

  1. So cute! I think they’re adorable…great job.

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