A Is For… An Adhesive That Creates Super Sticky Name LabelsOur name labels have a unique adhesive that creates a super strong adhesive bond that stays firmly intact – even after repeat trips through the rough and tumble of a washing machine (and the tumble drier too!). The Stikins adhesive has been specially developed and independently tested to ensure that your name labels will stick on and stay on – whether you use them as clothing labels, shoe labels, water bottle and lunch box labels, or miscellaneous “stuff-that-just-needs-a-name-label” labels.
The strength of our adhesive means that all you need to do is apply your sticky name labels firmly to the items you want to label and you’re done – so there’s no need to spend hours sewing on name tapes or ironing on iron-on labels.
You should apply your name labels onto the wash-care label of clothing and fabric items; this is how Stikins were tested and, while we can guarantee they will work on wash-care labels, we cannot guarantee that they will work on all of the different materials and fabric blends used to make clothing. If you use your Stikins as shoe labels, avoid placing them directly beneath the heel (this causes the print to wear off) – we recommend applying your name labels to the side wall or beneath the tongue.
B Is For… A Bold Font That Creates Practical Print For Name LabelsStikins are white stickers printed with a bold, black font to make it REALLY easy to read the name on each label – even if you’re in a rush. We use a special ink to print our name labels, which is resistant to certain ingredients used in children’s sun creams and lotions that cause other inks to disintegrate over time - so they will remain clear and legible all year round. You can request whatever information you like on your name labels – the only rules are:
- We can only print alphanumerical characters (A-Z, a-z, 0-9), basic punctuation, and these accented characters:
À Á Â Ä Ã Å Æ à á â ä â å æ È É Ê Ë è é ê ë Í Î Ï ì í î ï Ô Ö Õ ò ó ô ö õ Ù Ú Û Ü ù ú û ü Ç ç Ñ ñ Ý Ÿ ý ÿ Ø ø Ð ð ß ƒ
- Our system automatically selects the largest font size that allows all of your information to fit on your name labels (which measure 30mm wide by 15mm high) – so the more text you add, the more your font will be reduced in size. We recommend no more than 15-20 characters per line.
C Is For… Clothing Labels That Can Do Much, Much MoreMost parents buy name labels solely for their children’s school uniform BUT with Stikins you can use one pack as clothing labels, shoe labels, lunch box labels, water bottle labels, book labels, stationary labels, bag labels, P.E. kit labels, and – yes – much, much more!
Our multipurpose sticky name labels can be used to label pretty much everything and anything (with the exception of socks, which don’t have a wash-care label and stretch too much for a successful adhesive bond). Plus, while the majority of our name labels are used by parents to label school uniform and equipment, they’re also a popular way to label belongings in residential care homes where clothing is put through shared laundry services and personal items are often left in communal areas.
D Is For… Did You Order Your Stikins Yet?Ordering Stikins name labels is as EASY as ABC!
You can order online, by post, or by phone – visit our Contact Us page for all of the ways you can get in touch – and all you need to do is let us know what you want printed, how many name labels you need, and your preferred delivery address. We print name labels every day up to 3pm (Monday to Friday), which means your order will be made and despatched on the same or next working day. All orders are sent via Royal Mail’s first class service as standard – with the option to upgrade to a guaranteed next day delivery service (shipping fee: £5.75) if you need your name labels to arrive as soon as possible!