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Durability of Different Patch Types

Patches are available in different types and can be customized according to your use case. Each type of patch varies in durability and sustainability. Therefore, it’s important that you know how durable and sustainable each type of patch is and how your use case can affect your choice. The best thing about custom made patches is that you are able to design and customize every element. Customization choices can range from selection of patch types, […]

How To Make Embroidered Patches

Creating patches is a very popular and creative way to express your association with a particular group, company, institution, cause or ideology but certainly not limited to these. People have been using patches to identify themselves, their teams, staff and employees. Patches are customized to display exclusive club memberships or even share political or religious beliefs or views, hence you can create custom patches to exercise freedom of expression and freedom of speech in a […]

Woven Patches vs Embroidered Patches: The Difference

Looks like you’ve been looking around at various suppliers of woven and embroidered patches. Maybe you have a particular kind of patch that you are looking for, or perhaps you want to understand the differences between the two types of patches. Each patch type is unique. Both have their own special characteristics, and though their use is similar, the physical differences and the manufacturing process is very different and makes them worth a comparison. This […]

Sew On Patches or Iron On Patches: What is Better?

When choosing a patch attachment method for your custom patches, two of the most popular methods are sew on and iron on methods. These two patch backing options have their own pros and cons. Below we discuss the utility of both these methods. Embroidered, PVC, woven, chenille and printed patches are the patch styles that can be used with the sew on method, whereas, PVC patches are not compatible with the iron on backing because […]

What is Embroidery Coverage and How To Calculate It

One of the most important and crucial aspects to consider when you order your custom embroidered patches is to decide on the embroidery coverage, because this decision can make or break your patch design and also the bank. What is it? How do you do that? Does it make a difference? Yes it does, and below we will explain you the basics and the calculations to do that properly. Manufacturing an embroidered patch requires two […]