A sew on patch is usually of great use when you want to give your piece of apparel, linen, pillows, cushions, jackets etc a new look without having to spend much money. You can easily use the web and look into the wide array of patches you can use readily. You will be dog transfers surprised at the range that you can get whenever you use the internet. Whether it’s a patch for your garden club logo or a patch of your favorite band, you can definitely buy one or buy one customized for your requirement.
Although you are able to get these patches online and also at your embroidery store what is more fun would be to construct it yourself. You can select a design or maybe get creative and make your individual design based on the goal of your patch. As an illustration should you wish to create a number of patched to be sewed on to your children’s blankets you could make mini patterns of the toys that he or she likes. You can also make patches with themes to be assembled to appear just like a collage. Getting a little creative is all it requires.
To start with making your sew on patch, get the design ready on paper in detail. Draw out the stitches that you will be using and fill in the drawing with the colors that you’d like to make use of on the patch to obtain a clear concept 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 that the pattern contains a smooth and uniform finish. Attach a hoop round the pattern after making sure that the pattern is in the middle of the hoop and get to work embroidering.
Utilize a higher density of thread when creating borders within your patch as that can make your patch look like it’s sitting within a frame. Then get to embroider the rest of the patch. Once you have completed embroidering cut out the patch leaving some seam space. This extra seam will be used while you’re sewing the patch in position.
Now that your sew on patch is prepared, all you need to do is get ready with a needle and thread or perhaps a sewing machine to stitch the patch in place. The initial step to accomplish this is to secure the patch into position with pins so that it doesn’t shift when you’re sewing it on. Now thread your needle selecting a thread of the color of the patch. You can also make use of a contrasting color thread with respect to the sort of look you ought to give your patch. Now sew all along the perimeter of the patch using small straight stitches. Try to keep your handiwork as neat as you possibly can to give an established look to your stitching. Secure the patch firmly in position and cut-off the excess thread and you’re done sewing in your patch!