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Clothing Labels 101: Which Labels Do I Need?
With so many labels to choose from you can be forgiven for feeling a little confused! Do you need a brand label, laundry label, or perhaps a "made in" label? Let us demystify the different types of labels you see in garments to help you select yours.
By Nicole Barrance 2021-06-25
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Sewing Basics: What the Symbols on a Sewing Pattern Mean
Whether you are a beginner sewist, or just one that has been ignoring those triangles, circles, crosses, and dashed lines all these years, now is the time to find out how to decode the symbols on a sewing patten so you can get the most out of it.
By Nicole Barrance 2021-05-28
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Tips For Designing Your Branded Labels
We have put together some top tips to help you design the best woven or printed clothing label for your brand. Your label functions as a business card – it might be small, but it should tell a story about your entire brand.
By Nicole Barrance 2021-05-21
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The Difference Between Woven and Printed Labels
Why should you choose a woven label? Why not go for a printed label, which give you more options with colors and details, while being less expensive? Understanding the differences between the two labels will help you to choose the best custom clothing label for you.
By The DLS Team  2021-05-07
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A Beginners Guide To Label Folds
If you are unfamiliar with the different label folds available for your clothing labels, check out our breakdown to clear things up. We delve into labels without folds, centerfold labels, and more!
By Nicole Barrance 2021-03-12
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Decoding Your Clothing Care Label Symbols
Understanding the care symbols in your clothing is key to getting the most out of each piece. Check out our guide to shed a bit of light on these important washing symbols.
By Nicole Barrance 2021-01-21
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Flannel Tips, Tricks, and Uses
What is flannel? Learn about what flannel is made of, how to pick out flannel fabric, how to sew with flannel, and how to care for flannel.
By Melissa Rodier 2020-10-23
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How to Care for Wool - Tips and Tricks
Wool sweaters are my autumn staple, and I can not wait for the weather to get cool to pull them out of storage. But wool can also be daunting — and my excitement is always tempered by a fear of moths, shrinkage, pilling, and general care issues that wool seems to be particularly sensitive to.
By The DLS Team  2018-10-28