Making of high-quality custom embroidered patches is an art that not all can master. Though the making appears to be simple under the presence of apt machinery, without a fair amount of professional training it is impossible to make the patches.

Uses Of The Patches:

Usually, custom patches are used for team activities or by institutions or organizations. Motorcycle clubs, martial arts academies, sports teams, and business organizations, military units, camping and scouting units, commonly use these patches. These patches are often used on jackets, duffle bags, and uniforms. 

Types Of Patches:

There is quite a bit of style that is available for your choices. You can pick the style that most suits your need. The most common types of patches are embroidered patches, woven patches, printed patches, bullion crests, chenille patches, name patches, and blank patches.

Embroidery patches style:

This style is well known and most commonly used type. This type of style can be used in hats, jackets, and uniforms. This style will have a twill base and with the help of the thread, the design is embedded in Embroidery. There are three types of thread coverage in this type of patches 50 per cent, 75 per cent, and 100 per cent. The thread coverage percentage indicates the amount of thread involves verses the twill that will be visible.

Woven patches style:

This type of patch is entirely made of threads, stitched to obtain a complex design. Instead of embroidery work in the material, thinner threads are woven together. This type is chosen when the design to be embedded is too complex or intricate.

This type of patch is known for their ability to replicate photographic realism. Motorcycles, human faces, or landscapes can be achieved in a very realistic way.

Printed patches style:

This type of patch is chosen when you have a great colour appetite to satisfy. Text, design, or even photographs are printed to a blank twill material. Ink is used to blend the pattern to the material with the help of a dye sublimation process.

Bullion crests style:

This style is used when there is a need for a high-class finish. Metallic threads, beads, wire etc can be used in this type of style. This type of style is usually used by fraternal groups, on military uniforms and elite clubs. Only high skilled artisans can perform this task. When unskilled labours are involved in the embroidery work the expected finish cannot be attained.

When there is a bulk requirement or if you need the patches right away then this type of patches is not a good option to go for because this type consumes time for a quality finish.

Chenille patches style:

They are famously known as letterman patches. This type of style is usually used in sweaters and varsity jackets. Chenille patches style has two layers, the bottom is made of feeling, and the upper layer usually finished with furry appearance.

This type is used when the patch needs to represent a state or a country, or some sort of numbers or letters.

Name patches style:

Usually, name patches are used to display names of companies or organizations; they generally act as professional identifiers and are used commonly on work shirts. You can also place orders for Blank patches and carry out the embroidery work locally.

Since they are plain or involve just two or three colours, they are very affordable when compared to all other styles and can be delivered in a short span of time.

Blank patches style:

You can find this type of patch on local organization shirts, uniforms and work shirts. They can be produced in a quick succession of time and our favourite option for the deadline seekers. Initially, they have no design they are just the twill material with borders. But any design can be printed on them later.

Few tips to pick up a professional embroidery company:

  • Check how long they have been in the embroidery business.
  • They must be able to work according to your requirements.
  • They should be able to produce any sort of design that you suggest.
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