All you need to know about Embroidery patches</p>

You might have seen trendy patches on jackets and caps to give it a more festive look and have must think what goes into it. Those are embroidered patches and have a rich history that goes back to years of origin where thread stitched decoration was a very popular thing. These embellishments are again a thing in the fashion industry. At Genius Digitizing we make all custom-made embroidery patches for occasions and your brand placement.

An embroidered patch is known also as a cloth badge. A customized embroidered patch can be made later to stick or attach to any other fabric easily. For an organization to stand out, customized embroidery patches are best suited. Embroidery patches goods are a very good way to market your brand and to raise awareness of what you do. If you are new in embroidery patching or an embroider trying embroidery patching the first time, we have all the right know-how to share with you. Here's a beginner guide to embroidery patches.

Make your own DIY embroidered patch

Follow the steps to get a knowledge of how you can design an embroidered patch for yourself.

  • Get a design, dram it with broader outlines.
  • Cut a piece with 2 inches extra from each side of the design. Cut 2 pieces, one from canvas thick and another dress fabric. Woven the interfacing fabric on the back of your fabric piece with a hot iron.
  • Paint the fabric piece. Paint with a diluted dark color or if you are making a light design, only pain the outline with black color then.
  • Transfer your design with a chalk on the black area so that you get a firm outline of your design.
  • Make an outline stitch with the thread of the color you want the outline of and then fill inside the stitches with satin stitch.
  • Make another interfacing layer to stick with it and if you need to make it harder, add more interfacing layers.
  • Cut the design and color the edges. Stick double-sided fusing at the back of it and your customized DIY embroidered patch is ready to be sewn or stick to the fabric of your choice.

A guide for creating embroidery patch on the commercial embroidery machine

These are the steps elementary to follow,

  • Choose the patch, Load the chosen digitized patch design onto your embroidery machine.
  • Water-soluble mesh, hoop a piece of water-soluble mesh in the suitable hoop size to allow it to stitch multiple patches in a single hooping. Or if you hoop heavy-water soluble film, it will allow you a single patch per looping.
  • The placement line, begin the embroidery by directly placing a placement line of the patch design on the water-soluble stabilizer.
  • Place the fabric patch and stitch it with tack-down line over the placement line.
  • Using a zigzag stitch, edge the outside of the fabric so that it gets connected with the water-soluble stabilizer.
  • Use the scissors to cut down the fabric by keeping close to the tack down stitching.
  • Using a density of 3 points, finish with a satin border after stitching the elements of the patch.
  • Punch the patch put if you have used the film type stabilizer and it is completed otherwise if you have used water-soluble mesh, moisten the edges or submerge the patch in the water.
  • Attach adhesives on the patch once it is dried or sew it on the garment.