Yes! I ordered my own clothing label. I have been very excited since the day I placed my order through a Hong Kong based company called Fancyweaver. They shipped my order on the 5th of June. Yesterday, I finally got a parcel in the mail.
|My husband picked this up for me!|
|Here they are, my own labels!|
Retaso in my native dialect (which is bisayan, a dialect spoken in most regions in Mindanao, Philippines) means scrap, remnant, oddments or cut out pieces of fabric, paper, or sheet of metal. Since I started sewing using scraps of fabric that I got from our freecycle center and those that my mother-in-law had mailed to me, I found RETASO the best suitable name for the projects I have done. REuse. REcycle. REpurpose.
So with my labels in hand, I went into sewing right away. Project - burp cloths for my unborn baby. I was inspired by this tutorial and look how pretty my burp cloths turned out to be!
|I used half of my chenille fabrics, in white and pink, for this project.|
|I made a total of 12 burp cloths, 6 in pink and 6 in white.|
|And there are my labels!|
The flannel fabric I used is a bundle of Carter's 4-piece receiving blanket (size 30" by 40"). I used three pieces each with an 8" by 40" left over which I kept for future projects. I still don't have any idea what to make out of them but I'm sure I'll find some inspiration online.