Simple way for you to develop an embroidery patch

When you want to alter the look of an outfit, bed cushion, blanket or even a lampshade then one good way to achieve that is by using an embroidery patch. Many individuals believe that an embroidery patch is utilized just to cover holes that come up in garments. However these patches could be a dog transfers good way to accessorize an outfit and also liven up an old pillow¦the list is as endless as your imagination.

To begin making your patch you have to begin by having all of your supplies in place. But before you set off to have your supplies take a moment and choose the pattern and style of your patch. Drawing out the design that you want in full color together with smaller details like the stitches that you are gonna be using will help make your supply buying much easier. This may also make sure that you can assertain how your final design will appear. Any changes that you want to create in the design and pattern might be best made now.

The best thing about making an embroidery patch on your own is that you can not only use a pattern in the design but can have a combination of words and patterns, words alone or patterns only. It’s also possible to design your patch specific to a purpose. One example is if you’d like to brighten up a biker jacket or possibly a garden club bag then you can definitely have a design specific for that purpose.

The supplies that you’ll need are embroidery cloth that should be medium heavy so it is capable of supporting the patch design, embroidery threads in colors of the design, sewing scissors, an embroidery machine or needles if you do not desire to use a piece of equipment, backing paper, iron on adhesive or glue.

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

After you have completed these steps it’s time to get moving. Start embroidering your patch back to front ensuring that you make use of a rather higher thread count around the border. This will make your patch look almost shop bought lending a competent appearance to it.

Once you’ve completed making your embroidery patch take it off carefully from your hoop and slowly tear off the backing paper. Now cut the patch from the cloth leaving some seam space. You can tuck the seam at the back of the patch, glue on another piece of fabric on it and attach a pin into it or cut the excess seam and apply an iron on adhesive and have it ready for use.