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A wonderful way to make your dress truly your own! Our simple dress label with the addition of a beautiful border that will match your wedding style.

Typically, labels include two lines of text. This listing includes a third line, large initial, or design to match a wedding theme. If you do not need a third line (or if you have two full names), you can choose the regular label listing. Brides have chosen to add a large initial, wedding location, a small design that brings the wedding theme to the label, or a number of other options that are available.

This label does not include a border. There are some borders shown in the pics, but this is for a simple label, no border, with an added element. Please see other listings for border labels.

WHEN ORDERING, PLEASE ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS IN YOUR ORDER CONFIRMATION MESSAGE (I can also email these to you after the order):
Enter info exactly as you want it done, or leave instructions. I will correct common misspellings or grammatical errors if I catch them, and if words or names are entered in all caps, I will put them in lower case. If you want something spelled a certain way, or grammatical errors left, or words done in all caps, you must specify this, or they will be corrected (If I catch them).

1. White or Ivory Satin?

2. Embroidery stitching color?

3. Font Style?

4. First Line of Text (Typically names or small phrase)?

5. Second Line of Text (Typically date)?

6. Third line/large initial/design?

7. Ship by date?** You will also choose a ship by date in the drop down menu above, make sure it coincides with this date.
**(Date by which you want your order to ship (4 weeks minimum, 4-6 weeks typical, please see rush labels or email directly for shorter time frame options). I will do my best to accommodate any date, but can not guarantee anything below the minimum time, without prior approval)

8. Any extra information as to layout, colors, anything?


Dress labels are sent to you directly, and can be sewn in by the person doing alterations. It only takes a bit of hand sewing, so the bride or a family member can do it as well. If you have any questions as to where or how to sew it in, please feel free to contact us. Dress labels range in size from 2-4” tall X 3-5 wide”, but can be a bit larger due to the fonts and wording chosen.

Please enter monograms exactly as they will be stitched, or give specific instructions on how you want them done. If no further instructions are specified, they will be done in the order shown, with the middle initial larger. For monogram guidelines, see here:
http://gartermaker.blogspot.com/2011/03/monogram-guidelines.html

Please note: If using full first and last names: go ahead and enter the names in one line on your order. However, they will most likely be done on two lines due to space limitations, with no symbols between (such as "&").

Please note on borders: Border options 10 thru 15 create a larger label all around, and border 5 creates a longer label. If you like those borders, but want a smaller size, consider using a monogram, and a short version of date (an abbreviation of month names, or a numerical date ). Also consider not using a font that is italicized, as those fonts can make names/words longer.

Helpful Links
Please see this blog post on what will affect the label size, specifically with these borders:
http://gartermaker.blogspot.com/2011/03/how-borders-can-make-your-label-too-big.html

More Border Options:
http://gartermaker.blogspot.com/2011/04/border-options.html

Info on colors:
http://gartermaker.blogspot.com/2011/04/embroidery-colors.html

Monogram Guidelines:
http://gartermaker.blogspot.com/2011/03/monogram-guidelines.html






HISTORY OF THE WEDDING DRESS LABEL:

In the 20’s and 30’s, couture gown designers starting designing personalized labels for their clients, and attaching them inside the gowns. Now brides can use this special touch to make wedding gowns truly their own. When the tradition of labels for wedding gowns started, it was seen as the last time a bride would use her maiden name. So the bride’s full maiden name and wedding date was sewn into the gown. More recently, brides began choosing to put their name and the groom’s name on the label with the wedding date. Today, anything goes—from nicknames, monograms, or symbols—whatever the bride feels has the most meaning for her.

These labels are sewn into your wedding gowns lining at the hem, or inside the top of the gown, where a typical clothing label would go. They can be sewn in any color, but are most commonly done in blue for the traditional “Something Blue.” They can even be sewn as a pocket to hold something special, like a good luck charm, or other precious item that you want to have with you on your wedding day. After the wedding, the label becomes a memento for future generations to have the name and date from the day the dress was worn. This is a special touch for a dress that will be handed down. And if you decide not to keep the dress, the label can be removed, and kept as a memento of the gown-perhaps to be placed in your wedding scrapbook, next to a picture of the dress.

Whatever you choose to have stitched on the label, it is a wonderful way to make “The Dress” truly your own.

History of the wedding dress label ©Monde Design

A Little Something Extra Wedding Dress Label Simple Style

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