Will the person with the initials SFN please step forward?

Eileen's Machine Embroidery BlogWill the person with the initials SFN please step forward?  We have a free towel to give you!

Here’s an unusual problem you have probably never encountered:   we end up with some unusual embroidered samples in our offices!  No, we didn’t randomly pick SFN.  This towel has an exciting history.  It was used on the set of Sewing with Nancy!

I was tapped to demonstrate one of my favorite sewing tips in a brief 5-minute segment on Sewing with Nancy. I selected the initials because well, frankly, they’re beautiful! After all, how many ERs and NZs can one embroider? The filming went off without a hitch and now the towel sits in my sample room begging for a more elegant resting spot. And now that it’s served its purpose, we’d love to see it go to a better home.  So if your name is:

  • Sarah Francesca Norris
  • Sally Florence Nicholas
  • Samuel Filipe Nunez
  • Steven Frank Nelson

Or any other wonderful name with the initials SFN, we want to hear from you!  We will ship anywhere in the continental US.  One random person with the correct initials will be selected as the lucky recipient of the towel.  Now you might be asking, how will we verify if you have the right initials?  This will be the honor system.  Besides, how many of us want a towel with someone else’s initials hanging from our towel rack?  Looks a bit suspicious to me! Although it’s not uncommon to collect and display vintage linens adorned with a variety of initials.

If it has been awhile since you’ve reviewed monogramming etiquette and you’re wondering about the proper order for initials—here’s a quick review.

If the embroidered initials are the same size, arrange them:  first name initial, middle name initial, last name initial.

If the middle initial is larger, then it is the last name and should be placed in the center.  first name initial, last name initial, middle name initial.

While these are the standard recommendations, you are welcome to exercise creative license!  Just always be sure to make sure the initials don’t spell something unexpected that won’t be appreciated.

Here are some additional blog posts on Monograms:

Monograms for Men

Lowercase Monograms

Monograms for Today’s Marriages

 

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18 Comments on Will the person with the initials SFN please step forward?

  1. Joanne Banko
    July 29, 2015 at 9:58 pm (5 years ago)

    Love the way the font mimics the “pointy” graphics on the ruffle print Denise. That’s a nice looking font too. It’s amazing how letters become a work of art once they are stitched with shiny thread!

    Reply
  2. Pam
    July 29, 2015 at 10:28 pm (5 years ago)

    What font is this? Gorgeous!!!

    Reply
  3. Tessa
    July 30, 2015 at 5:53 am (5 years ago)

    SFN + Sewing Fun w Nancy. (I can see how it happened!) 🙂

    Reply
  4. Nancy Weber
    July 30, 2015 at 7:41 am (5 years ago)

    I like the box surrounding the monogram as it makes it looked “finished”. Sometimes a monogram alone looks, well, lonely! Hugs. Nan W

    Reply
  5. Sandra Neidert Futrell
    July 31, 2015 at 7:11 am (5 years ago)

    Love the towel, I am Sandra Neidert Futrell

    Reply
  6. Sandra Neidert Futrell
    July 31, 2015 at 7:11 am (5 years ago)

    I am Sandra Neidert Futrell, love the towel!

    Reply
    • Denise Holguin
      August 5, 2015 at 12:40 pm (5 years ago)

      Sandra,
      I can’t believe we found each other! My biggest fear was having this blog post for years without finding anyone with the right initials. I’ll send an email to you with more details.

      Denise

      Reply
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