A sew on patch can be of great use when you want to offer your piece of apparel, linen, pillows, cushions, jackets etc a different look without the need to spend much money. It’s easy to search online and look into the wide array of patches which you can use readily. You’ll be dog transfers amazed at the range that exist whenever you go online. May it be a patch for your garden club logo or a patch of your favorite band, you can definitely get one or buy one customized for your requirement.
Even if you could possibly get these patches on the web and also at your embroidery store what’s more fun will be to make it yourself. You can actually choose a design or perhaps get creative and make your very own design depending upon the function of your patch. For instance if you want to produce 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 may also make patches with themes to be assembled to look almost 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 more detail. Draw out the stitches that you’ll be using and fill in the drawing with the colors that you would like to utilize on the patch to obtain a clear idea 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 surrounding 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 creating borders within your patch as that will make your patch look just as if it is sitting inside a frame. Then get to embroider the rest of the patch. After getting completed embroidering cut down the patch leaving some seam space. This extra seam will probably be used while you’re sewing the patch in place.
Now that your sew on patch is ready, all you need to do is get ready with a needle and thread or maybe a sewing machine to stitch the patch in place. The initial step to do this is to secure the patch in place with pins to ensure that it doesn’t shift when you are sewing it on. Now thread your needle selecting a thread of the hue of the patch. You may also use a contrasting color thread dependent upon the form of look you ought to give your patch. Now sew all along the perimeter of the patch using small straight stitches. Keep your handiwork as neat as possible to give an expert look to your stitching. Secure the patch firmly in position and cut-off the extra thread and you are clearly done sewing in your patch!