How to use embroidery patches

While a lot of people feel that embroidery patches might be best utilized to conceal unsightly holes, these could in fact be useful to dress up any outfit. The fact is that embroidery patches can be utilized for a host of other things as well in addition to garments. Bags, hats, pillows, blankets, bed linen’┬Žall could use embroidery patches to obtain a small beautifying.

In case you have an old bag that you’ll want to dress up or would like to give your children’s blankets a little makeover feel free to use embroidery patches to do the trick for you. Although you could easily buy these patches from your local embroidery store you can also construct them yourself or look then up online. There are numerous of web sites from which you can buy these patches in big amounts and have them delivered in your doorstep. You have got a huge plethora of designs to select from and can have patches customized depending on the purpose. As an example, using different patches on your blanket can give you a stunning collage effect. You can turn a simple shopping bag into something exciting by putting an embroidery patch to it. The truth is you can use embroidery patches on cloth boxes for your children demarcating their possession and signifying the effective use of that box.

These patches look exceptionally cute when placed on baby clothes also. However, if you believe that it is mainly for the homey, girly stuff for which you can use these patches, you have another thought coming your way. Consider biker jackets and bags. You may use embroidery patches made of leather to give some character to these accessories making them look stunningly distinct.

If you think that you don’t want something store bought and would prefer to try it for yourself then making these patches is fairly easy. Canvas, cotton, leather, stiff velvet etc can be your personal choice of fabric on which you can make the patch. Decide on the material depending on the work required on the patch and also the function of the patch. For example you could make use of a leather embroidery patch for a boy’s bag and apply a velvet patch for a girls bag. The preference of fabric is in your personal flavour and choice.

After resolving on the objective of your embroidery patches, pick a design, draw it in greater detail in color on paper then get the supplies that you’ll need. Always use a backing paper when coming up with an embroidery patch as this paper will offer your patch a well put together and shop bought look. After you’ve transferred the final design on the fabric you’ll be securing an embroidery hoop snugly around it. Nonetheless ensure that your design is in the center of your hoop so you can embroider very easily. Complete embroidering the pattern before you decide to cut it out. Also use a higher count of threads when creating outlines and borders to provide a rather raised frame effect on your pattern. Cut your pattern out and fasten an iron on adhesive to it. Your patches are now ready for use.