Luggage Tags, In-the-Hoop

Luggage Tags, In-the-Hoop

Free project instructions to embroider in-the-hoop luggage tags.

Free project instructions to embroider in-the-hoop luggage tags.


Give your luggage standout appeal with a fashionable and functional luggage tag! The bright embroidery will make it easy to spot on any crowded carousel, and a slip-in ID tag will provide any necessary contact information.
 


Project Needs & Notes

- 1/8 yard of lightweight canvas, denim, craft felt, Ultrasuede, or twill
- Tear-away stabilizer
- Medium-weight (2.5 ounce) cutaway stabilizer
- Temporary spray adhesive (Gunold KK100)
- Clear tablecloth vinyl
- 3/16" eyelet
- Craft knife and cutting pad
- Leather lace, clip, or shower curtain ring attaching

The design featured in this tutorial is X4224, Cruise Ship Luggage Tag (In-the-Hoop). To find more in-the-hoop luggage tag designs (and keychain designs, which can also be used) click here.


This project was featured in the following:
Christmas Gift Guide Lookbook

 

Free project instructions to embroider in-the-hoop luggage tags.

In-the-hoop luggage tag designs have one full embroidery file and two dielines.

Dieline files are marked with the letters DL. They're used to cut the fabric to the proper shape and size.

Open the dieline files with embroidery software and print them.

If you do not have embroidery software, Wilcom's TrueSizer is
a free program to use.

Free project instructions to embroider in-the-hoop luggage tags.

Spray a piece of cutaway stabilizer with temporary adhesive.

Free project instructions to embroider in-the-hoop luggage tags.

Smooth a piece of fabric (this example uses lightweight canvas) on top of the stabilizer.

Free project instructions to embroider in-the-hoop luggage tags.

Place the dieline for the front of the luggage tag on top.

Cut out the shape.

Free project instructions to embroider in-the-hoop luggage tags.

Repeat the steps, using the back dieline, to cut fabric and stabilizer for the back of the luggage tag.

Free project instructions to embroider in-the-hoop luggage tags.

If you wish to add a clear layer for a luggage tag, place the dieline for the back of the luggage tag on top of a piece of clear vinyl.

Cut out the shape.

Free project instructions to embroider in-the-hoop luggage tags.

Now that the fabric pieces are cut to the proper shape and size, it's time to embroider the design.

Hoop a piece of tear-away stabilizer.

Free project instructions to embroider in-the-hoop gift card holders.

Use a size 11 sharp sewing needle in the machine rather than an embroidery needle.

A sharp sewing needle is the best choice when embroidering in-the-hoop designs.

Free project instructions to embroider in-the-hoop luggage tags.

Load the full embroidery file (not a dieline file) to your embroidery machine.

Attach the hoop, and begin embroidering the design.

Reference the color change sheet for the design as you stitch. That sheet tells you what is stitched in each step.

CC1 is a dieline, or outline stitch, that traces the shape for the front fabric pieces.

Free project instructions to embroider in-the-hoop luggage tags.

Reference the color change sheet for the design as you stitch. That sheet tells you what is stitched in each step.

CC1 is a dieline, or outline stitch, that traces the shape for the front fabric pieces.

Free project instructions to embroider in-the-hoop luggage tags.

After the outline has stitched, spray the back of the front fabric and stabilizer piece with temporary adhesive.

Free project instructions to embroider in-the-hoop luggage tags.

Place that right inside the sewn dieline.

Free project instructions to embroider in-the-hoop luggage tags.

Continue embroidering the design. The next thing to stitch is a tack down or zigzag stitch. This binds the fabric piece to the stabilizer.

Free project instructions to embroider in-the-hoop luggage tags.

Other elements of the design will sew.

Keep referencing the color change sheet as you stitch.

When you see the step on the color change sheet that says "side border," stop the machine. Remove the hoop and turn it over.

Do not remove the stabilizer from the hoop.

Free project instructions to embroider in-the-hoop luggage tags.

Spray the backside of the back fabric and stabilizer piece with a bit of temporary adhesive.

Place that fabric and stabilizer piece on the back of the embroidery, right inside the dieline.

Free project instructions to embroider in-the-hoop luggage tags.

The next steps will be seen from both sides of the luggage tag. Wind a bobbin with the same thread that's used in the top.

Free project instructions to embroider in-the-hoop luggage tags.

Continue embroidering the design with the "side border."

Free project instructions to embroider in-the-hoop luggage tags.

If you wish to add the vinyl for the ID tag, stop the machine before stitching the "back piece tackdown."

Remove the hoop and turn it over.

Spray the edges of the clear vinyl with a small amount of adhesive, and add it to the back of the embroidery.

Free project instructions to embroider in-the-hoop luggage tags.

Attach the hoop to the machine and continue embroidering the design.

A tack down or zigzag stitch will sew, binding the layers together.

Free project instructions to embroider in-the-hoop luggage tags.

After the design has finished, unhoop the stabilizer and gently tear it away.

Free project instructions to embroider in-the-hoop luggage tags.

Add a 3/16" eyelet to the outer edge of the luggage tag, right next to the satin stitch border.

Cut a small X through the layers on the closed end of the pocket so the ID tag can be inserted later.

Free project instructions to embroider in-the-hoop luggage tags.

We've made blank ID tags that fit these luggage tags, and they're available to download here.

Print, cut around the shape, fill in the blanks, and slip it between the vinyl and the back fabric.

Free project instructions to embroider in-the-hoop luggage tags.

Thread leather lace through the eyelet, and tie it to your bag. Or, use a clip or shower curtain ring, if you prefer.

Free project instructions to embroider in-the-hoop luggage tags.

Use these luggage tags for your next vacation. Whip one up for your bag, plus tags for all your travel companions, too.

Free project instructions to embroider in-the-hoop luggage tags.

Various motifs and colors will fit any destination, from a tropical oasis to a ski trip in the mountains!

Luggage Tags, In-the-Hoop



This project is featured on the Embroidery Library Pinterest page.

Pin it yourself using the "Pin It" button on this page.



Questions or comments? Let us know! Send an email to us; the address is stitch@emblibrary.com.
Luggage Tags, In-the-Hoop

Luggage Tags, In-the-Hoop

Free project instructions to embroider in-the-hoop luggage tags.

Free project instructions to embroider in-the-hoop luggage tags.


Give your luggage standout appeal with a fashionable and functional luggage tag! The bright embroidery will make it easy to spot on any crowded carousel, and a slip-in ID tag will provide any necessary contact information.
 


Project Needs & Notes

- 1/8 yard of lightweight canvas, denim, craft felt, Ultrasuede, or twill
- Tear-away stabilizer
- Medium-weight (2.5 ounce) cutaway stabilizer
- Temporary spray adhesive (Gunold KK100)
- Clear tablecloth vinyl
- 3/16" eyelet
- Craft knife and cutting pad
- Leather lace, clip, or shower curtain ring attaching

The design featured in this tutorial is X4224, Cruise Ship Luggage Tag (In-the-Hoop). To find more in-the-hoop luggage tag designs (and keychain designs, which can also be used) click here.


This project was featured in the following:
Christmas Gift Guide Lookbook

 

Free project instructions to embroider in-the-hoop luggage tags.

In-the-hoop luggage tag designs have one full embroidery file and two dielines.

Dieline files are marked with the letters DL. They're used to cut the fabric to the proper shape and size.

Open the dieline files with embroidery software and print them.

If you do not have embroidery software, Wilcom's TrueSizer is
a free program to use.

Free project instructions to embroider in-the-hoop luggage tags.

Spray a piece of cutaway stabilizer with temporary adhesive.

Free project instructions to embroider in-the-hoop luggage tags.

Smooth a piece of fabric (this example uses lightweight canvas) on top of the stabilizer.

Free project instructions to embroider in-the-hoop luggage tags.

Place the dieline for the front of the luggage tag on top.

Cut out the shape.

Free project instructions to embroider in-the-hoop luggage tags.

Repeat the steps, using the back dieline, to cut fabric and stabilizer for the back of the luggage tag.

Free project instructions to embroider in-the-hoop luggage tags.

If you wish to add a clear layer for a luggage tag, place the dieline for the back of the luggage tag on top of a piece of clear vinyl.

Cut out the shape.

Free project instructions to embroider in-the-hoop luggage tags.

Now that the fabric pieces are cut to the proper shape and size, it's time to embroider the design.

Hoop a piece of tear-away stabilizer.

Free project instructions to embroider in-the-hoop gift card holders.

Use a size 11 sharp sewing needle in the machine rather than an embroidery needle.

A sharp sewing needle is the best choice when embroidering in-the-hoop designs.

Free project instructions to embroider in-the-hoop luggage tags.

Load the full embroidery file (not a dieline file) to your embroidery machine.

Attach the hoop, and begin embroidering the design.

Reference the color change sheet for the design as you stitch. That sheet tells you what is stitched in each step.

CC1 is a dieline, or outline stitch, that traces the shape for the front fabric pieces.

Free project instructions to embroider in-the-hoop luggage tags.

Reference the color change sheet for the design as you stitch. That sheet tells you what is stitched in each step.

CC1 is a dieline, or outline stitch, that traces the shape for the front fabric pieces.

Free project instructions to embroider in-the-hoop luggage tags.

After the outline has stitched, spray the back of the front fabric and stabilizer piece with temporary adhesive.

Free project instructions to embroider in-the-hoop luggage tags.

Place that right inside the sewn dieline.

Free project instructions to embroider in-the-hoop luggage tags.

Continue embroidering the design. The next thing to stitch is a tack down or zigzag stitch. This binds the fabric piece to the stabilizer.

Free project instructions to embroider in-the-hoop luggage tags.

Other elements of the design will sew.

Keep referencing the color change sheet as you stitch.

When you see the step on the color change sheet that says "side border," stop the machine. Remove the hoop and turn it over.

Do not remove the stabilizer from the hoop.

Free project instructions to embroider in-the-hoop luggage tags.

Spray the backside of the back fabric and stabilizer piece with a bit of temporary adhesive.

Place that fabric and stabilizer piece on the back of the embroidery, right inside the dieline.

Free project instructions to embroider in-the-hoop luggage tags.

The next steps will be seen from both sides of the luggage tag. Wind a bobbin with the same thread that's used in the top.

Free project instructions to embroider in-the-hoop luggage tags.

Continue embroidering the design with the "side border."

Free project instructions to embroider in-the-hoop luggage tags.

If you wish to add the vinyl for the ID tag, stop the machine before stitching the "back piece tackdown."

Remove the hoop and turn it over.

Spray the edges of the clear vinyl with a small amount of adhesive, and add it to the back of the embroidery.

Free project instructions to embroider in-the-hoop luggage tags.

Attach the hoop to the machine and continue embroidering the design.

A tack down or zigzag stitch will sew, binding the layers together.

Free project instructions to embroider in-the-hoop luggage tags.

After the design has finished, unhoop the stabilizer and gently tear it away.

Free project instructions to embroider in-the-hoop luggage tags.

Add a 3/16" eyelet to the outer edge of the luggage tag, right next to the satin stitch border.

Cut a small X through the layers on the closed end of the pocket so the ID tag can be inserted later.

Free project instructions to embroider in-the-hoop luggage tags.

We've made blank ID tags that fit these luggage tags, and they're available to download here.

Print, cut around the shape, fill in the blanks, and slip it between the vinyl and the back fabric.

Free project instructions to embroider in-the-hoop luggage tags.

Thread leather lace through the eyelet, and tie it to your bag. Or, use a clip or shower curtain ring, if you prefer.

Free project instructions to embroider in-the-hoop luggage tags.

Use these luggage tags for your next vacation. Whip one up for your bag, plus tags for all your travel companions, too.

Free project instructions to embroider in-the-hoop luggage tags.

Various motifs and colors will fit any destination, from a tropical oasis to a ski trip in the mountains!

Luggage Tags, In-the-Hoop

This project is featured on the Embroidery Library Pinterest page.

Pin it yourself using the "Pin It" button on this page.



Questions or comments? Let us know! Send an email to us; the address is stitch@emblibrary.com.
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