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Name labels the best to use

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spikemomma Fri 10-Apr-09 20:31:35

Anticipating school days - Which are the best name labels for clothing and shoes. Iron in, sew in...? i'm a total novice. I need your wisdom!

SlightlyMadSimnelCake Fri 10-Apr-09 20:32:57

CD marker pen straight onto the washing instructions.

Renew once a term if necessary

Surname only if intending to pass down to smaller spikey's

BonsoirAnna Fri 10-Apr-09 20:35:19

I like Cash's name tapes in a fun colour combination so that children who are not yet able to read can recognise their own label.

I did pink lettering on black background, with a little embroidered flower, for my DD, with her first name large in cursive and her surname in capitals. She could recognise her own label before she was three.

amazonianwoman Fri 10-Apr-09 23:29:55

I like Cash's sew in ones too, pink for DD, blue for DS (yes, v stereotypical blush

But I do also resort to the permanent marker pen if I can't be arsed don't have time to sew in a label.

LindsayJ Fri 01-Jul-11 14:28:05

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