How to make a sew on patch

A sew on patch could be of great use if you would like to provide your piece of apparel, linen, pillows, cushions, jackets etc a fresh look and not having to spend much money. You can actually go online and take a look at the wide range of patches you can use readily. You’ll be amazed at the range that you can get when you go online. May it be a patch for your garden club logo or a patch of your favorite band, you can definitely acquire one or acquire one customized to your requirement.

Even if you could possibly get these patches online and also at your embroidery store what is more fun will be to construct it yourself. It is possible to choose a design or even get creative and make your own personal design with respect to the purpose of your patch. For instance should you wish to develop a volume of patched to be sewed on to your children’s blankets you can create mini patterns of the toys that he or she likes. You may as well make patches with themes to be assembled to appear almost like a collage. Getting a little creative is all it takes.

To begin making your sew on patch, get the design ready on paper in great detail. Draw out the stitches that you will be using and fill in the drawing with all the colors that you’d like to use on the patch to get a clear notion of your vision. Now use a tracing paper and trace out this complete pattern on the cloth you will be using. Once that is done fix some backing paper on the back of the design to make certain the pattern contains a smooth and uniform finish. Fasten a hoop about the pattern after being sure that the pattern is in the centre of the hoop and get to work embroidering.

Utilize a higher density of thread when making borders within your patch as that can make your patch look as if it is sitting inside of a frame. Then get to embroider the remainder patch. When you’ve completed embroidering cut down the patch leaving some seam space. This extra seam will probably be used when you’re sewing the patch in place.

Now that your sew on patch is prepared, everything you should do is get ready with a needle and thread or possibly a sewing machine to sew the patch into position. The first task to accomplish this is to fasten the patch in position with pins to ensure that it doesn’t shift while you are sewing it on. Now thread your needle picking a thread of the hue of the patch. You can even use a contrasting color thread depending upon the kind of look you want to give your patch. Now sew all along the perimeter of the patch using small straight stitches. Keep your handiwork as neat as you possibly can to offer an established look to your stitching. Secure the patch firmly in position and cut-off the excess thread and you’re done sewing on your patch!