Quick ways to manufacture an embroidery patch

by admin on 2017/11/03

When you’d like to change the look of a piece of clothing, bed cushion, blanket and even a lampshade then one good way to make it happen is to utilize an embroidery patch. Many people think that an embroidery patch is used only to hide holes that come up in garments. But these patches can be quite a easy way to accessorize an outfit as well as to spice up an old pillow�the list is as endless as your imagination.

To begin with making your patch you need to begin by having all your supplies in place. But before you head out to find your supplies spend some time and choose the pattern and design of your patch. Drawing out the design which you want in full color in conjunction with smaller details similar to the stitches that you are probably going to be using could make your supply buying easier. This may also make sure you know exactly how your final design will appear. Any changes that you’d like to make in the design and pattern are best made now.

The best thing about making an embroidery patch on your own is that you could not just work with a pattern in the design but can contain a mixture of words and patterns, words alone or patterns only. You could also design your patch specific with a purpose. One example is if you want to spice up a biker jacket or a garden club bag then you can have a design specific to that particular purpose.

The supplies that you will need are embroidery cloth that should be medium heavy in order that it can support the patch design, embroidery threads in colors of the design, sewing scissors, an embroidery machine or needles if you don’t desire to use a device, backing paper, iron on adhesive or glue.

When you have transferred the style on paper you need to trace it to the cloth. If you want a border for your design be certain that it’s drawn slightly thick to help you embroider easily into it. Fix the backing paper towards the wrong side of the drawing then fix the embroidery hoop over the pattern ensuring that the pattern falls within the exact center of the hoop. Employing an embroidery hoop makes sure that your design is embroidered in a very taut manner and doesn’t look loopy and loose.

When you have completed these basic steps it’s time to get moving. Start embroidering your patch back to front being sure that you utilize a slightly higher thread count on the border. This will make your patch look almost shop purchased lending an expert appearance to it.

After you’ve completed making your embroidery patch remove it carefully from the hoop and slowly tear off the backing paper. Now cut the patch from your cloth leaving some seam space. It is possible to tuck the seam at the rear of the patch, glue on another item of fabric into it and fasten a pin with it or you can cut the surplus seam and apply an iron on adhesive and get it ready to be used.

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