The kids are growing fast and I need to buy (grrrrr) more clothes and accordingly label more clothes. I have been a Stikins‘ fan for a while, but am always on the look out for alternative products that provide the same quality but at a lower price….so to my delight I have found a company called Labels 4 Uniforms. The company sells iron-on name and stick-on name labels. I have tried the iron-on and stick-on and even after a few washes (hot for white shirts, and high spin for other clothes) the labels are staying put. I also used them for drinks bottles and their bags. The labels themselves are white with black writing and the company offers fun foot shaped label for shoes. They arrived within two days of order. I used …Read more
Life’s too short to sew or iron on labels, so I save my time and money and use Stikins.
For the last 10 years, I have been responsible for labeling shirts, shorts, bags, lunch boxes, shoes and more. I have had labels melt on my iron when the glue in them starts to deteriorate, been embarrassed by my lack of embroidery skills and had “smudged” or writing that’s not visible when using pens on dark items, small labels or uneven surfaces.
I have been using Stikins now for four months. They are from £6 for 30 labels or £12.50 for 120 labels and if properly stored last two years. Compare that to my iron on labels which have glue that has deteriorated in less than a school year already. At 30 mm x 15 …
All UK kids have now broken up for the summer. Whether your child is heading back to the same school in September or joining a new school, uniform costs.
I remember buying my first set of uniform for my reception aged son – £140. The cost mounts up when you can’t buy the uniform from the supermarkets or high street stores and have to go to the uniform specialist stores.
With a secondary uniform coming in at over £200 for me and some of my friends at over £400, I was determined to try and cut the cost as much as possible, so here are my tips:
- Uniform sales – at our state school in May they have used uniform sales and some schools will have uniform shop on site. Find out about the sales