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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
Ordering custom patches from an online provider like UltraPatches is fast, easy and cost-effective. Unlike most local patch shops, online patch making companies can handle orders of any quantity at prices that small shops can’t match. Why order custom patches online? Local embroidery shops used to be the only way to get patches made but local embroidery shops typically are quite small with a lot of overhead expenses to cover. While large online custom patch
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
The name Velcro comes from two French words put together, “Velour” (velvet) and “Crochet” (hook). In 1941 Swiss electrical engineer George de Mestral went hiking in the woods with his dog. It was all very pleasant until George noticed prickly Burr sticking on his dog and his clothes. Upon arriving back at his home he took note of the burrs that clung to his clothes and he put it under a microscope and discovers that
Looks like you are having a little bit of a hard time getting started with airsoft. Don’t worry you’re in good hands now. Let’s get this started shall we. A lot of people are asking me that they want to start with Airsoft but they don’t know how to go about doing it so in this article we will be discussing that very topic and I think that a lot of you guys will actually

How Motorcycle Clubs Can Make Use of Patches

Patches make you stand out in the biker community. It’s a mark of honor and heritage for your club. A motorcycle club can’t be a motorcycle club without it’s own unique patches. Three piece patches are often seen on jacket backs of bikers. Even though these patches seem to be just plain old biker fashion, patches have a significance in the biker community that only bikers and motorcycle enthusiasts can resonate with. Never out of

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The Benefits of Customizing PVC Patches

PVC patches are also known as rubber patches and are manufactured by pouring polyvinyl chloride in to layered and engraved metal molds. PVC patches have become increasingly popular due to their vibrancy, durability, versatility, and cost-effectiveness. Overall, the focus of this article is to provide an overview of the benefits of PVC patches and why they are a valuable choice for any organization, brand or business. By examining the durability, versatility, cost-effectiveness, and environmental benefits

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How To Match Colors For Custom Patches

Most designers rely on screen colors as a reference when matching colors, which is not recommended, as different screens, resolutions, angles and lighting conditions can display different shade of color, which will always be a huge miss when converted physically in to patches. Matching colors can be a challenging task before you finalize and order your custom patches. For example, if you are making a patch for a yellow hat, and you want to use

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How To Design Embroidered Patches

The creation of an embroidery friendly design is the first step towards a satisfactory patch project. Creating something digital that has to be later transformed in to something that is physical needs foresight and experience. We understand that artwork design is one of the most crucial aspects to consider, as it can make or break your embroidered patch project. It is the most important factor to consider before your order your custom embroidered patches. So

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Four Ways To Attach Patches To Hats

Custom patches for hats are more popular than ever these days. People who want to get their message out there for all to see are looking for the best ways to spread their message, and creating custom products is one of the best ways for them to do this. While hats are one of the more popular custom products people are choosing to get their word out, T-shirts, jackets, and backpacks are also popular choices.

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How To Use Patches On Uniforms

Many occupations and businesses require the wearing of a uniform. Some of the more popular include the military, firefighters, law enforcement, restaurants, nurses, pilots, security companies, hotels and many more. As part of a professional dress code, uniforms can be distinguished by using patches, be placed in the right location, and be attached using the correct attachment method.  Designing and creating custom patches for uniforms is an essential practice, because patches on uniforms can identify the

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