How To Create a Quilt Label at Spoonflower

We’ve created a series of templates already sized at 4.5 x 3.5 inches, a great size for a quilt label. If you want to make them even smaller, you can adjust the size once you’ve created your label.

  1. To create your own special label, save the template you want to use (scroll to the bottom of the page, where it says "attachments" for more!) to your computer (by right-clicking and saving it to your hard drive), and log onto Spoonflower. Make sure you're signed in first, or you won't be able to proceed.
  2. First, click Create at the top of the page, then select the template file from my computer and clicked the Upload File button. Don’t worry--I give you all permission to use these templates, so you can click the copyright confirmation button without fear!
  3. Once the template uploads, just click the Edit with PicMonkey button on the left-hand side. This will make a open of the template in PicMonkey, a free (and very easy!) editing platform.
  4. With the template open in PicMonkey, it’s time to get creative! I started by adding text to my label--just click on the button the left that says “ Tt” to add text. You can pick a font, change colors, arrange, and re-size your text however you’d like.
  5. You can also click the button on the left that looks like a butterfly to add overlays (which work like digital stamps and stickers). Since Oscar is going on a big sailing trip, I picked out a few nautical-themed icons.
  6. Once you’re done adding text, click the Save button at the top, and the X in the right-hand corner to go back to the Spoonflower preview page.
  7. For just one quilt label, select Centered repeat and order a test swatch. For just $5.00, this will get you a single label. If you need more, you can order a fat quarter. This is also the page where you can adjust the size--click the Smaller button until the size listed is what you want. Go ahead and add it to your cart and you’re all set!
  8. You can even add your own images. For this label, I added a picture of my grandpa that I had saved to my computer. Just click on the Overlay button that looks like a butterfly and click Your Own at the top. Then you can use any image already on your computer--photos, logos, even scanned kids artwork! We’ve included some templates to get you started below (under "attachments"), including a few sizes of blank labels that you can open in PicMonkey and edit the same way. Between PicMonkey’s great free tools and images from your own computer, creating your own labels is a breeze!