What Are Woven Patches?

Have you ever noticed those sleek, intricate patches on your favorite jacket or backpack and wondered how they got such fine detail? Chances are, you were looking at a woven patch. But what are woven patches, and why are they …

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Where to Buy Custom Embroidered Patches

Where to Buy Custom Embroidered Patches

Embroidered patches have long been used as a symbol of branding identity, membership, and personal expression. Whether you’re a business looking to add a professional touch to uniforms or an individual wanting to showcase your unique style, finding the right …

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How Much Do Patches Cost to Make?

When it comes to creating custom patches, whether for a business, a sports team, a club, or for any personal reason, understanding the cost involved is crucial. Patches are a unique and versatile way to display logos, slogans, or artwork, …

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What Promotional Items Work Best?

Best Promotional Items

Successful brands possess a deep understanding of which promotional items yield the best results in promoting their businesses. However, not all companies fully grasp the importance and value of custom promotional products. For over a century, promotional items have proven …

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How Long Do Iron-On Patches Last?

How Long do Iron-on Patches Last

Iron-on patches are a simple and affordable way to individualize clothing, baggage, and other personal belongings, and at American Patch, we specialize in designing and manufacturing premium iron-on patches that last. How long do iron-on patches last is one of …

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Understanding Leather vs Faux Leather

Leather vs Faux Leather Patches

Custom patches have many different applications. They can be made from various materials, have different backings, and use a full spectrum of colors. What many people do not realize, however, is that you can also create a patch to be …

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Create the Best Patches for Your Clothes

Patches for Clothes

From the streets of New York City to the runways of Milan, patches are now a bona fide fashion accessory. Most people purchase ready-to-wear clothing featuring eye catching from chain stores but finding clothes that reflect who you are as an individual is a struggle.

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Did You Know You Can Create Custom Removable Patches?

Custom Removable Patches

Most of us are very familiar with the popular iron-on or stitched-on patches, but at American Patch, we offer a variety of ways to affix your patch to your favorite garments. You can create custom removable patches that not only show off the things you love or your unique style but can be taken with you on different items of clothing or other accessories.

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The History of Military Patches


Military patches are striking, beautiful symbols awarded to our men and women in the service. Since the Roman era, armed forces from around the globe have created and worn various insignia, badges and patches. They served several important purposes, which are still prevalent today.

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So, What Do Morale Patches Mean Anyway?

Morale Patches

At their core, morale patches are an ornamental military insignia. Some experts consider the blood chit, which President George Washington issued in 1793, to be the first morale patch. Military pilots sewed it into their flight jackets.

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How to Order Custom Patches from American Patch

Custom Patches

When you see a person wearing a patch, you know there’s a story behind it. Patches have a classic look and culture that can’t be matched by other mediums. At American Patch, we know custom patches because we’ve been making them for over 15 years, and ordering them is easier than you might think.

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When We Say Cheap Patches, We Only Mean the Price

Cheap Patches

Everyone enjoys being part of a community. If you choose to create a customized patch for your group, you build a sense of community by recognizing the people you care about. When you order from American Patch & Emblem Company, you take a step into a world of your own creation.

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A Woven Patch vs. Embroidered Patch

woven vs. embroidered patch

At American Patch, we create patches using three different techniques: weaving, embroidery, and dye. Woven and embroidered patches both use thread to give you a more traditional looking patch than dyed patches. However, the two have their differences. Here, we explain a woven patch vs. embroidered patch.

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4 Reasons to Choose Custom Woven Patches

custom woven patches

At American Patch, we create a variety of patch types to suit your needs. One of the most popular type is our woven patch, which is different from an embroidered patch. Woven patches are created by weaving threads together to form the patch. This provides a number of advantages. Here are four reasons to choose custom woven patches.

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Inside the World of Skin-Protective Clothing

clothing patches

If you’ve followed the news lately, one of the latest innovations in the clothing world is clothing that is designed to protect you from the sun. Recently, our clothing patches company came across this Business Insider article that explores UPF (Ultraviolet Protection Factor) clothing and the best brands to turn to if you want to expand your skin-protecting wardrobe.

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3 Reasons to Try Combination Patches

embroidered patches

If you’re in the market for patches and haven’t heard, American Patch offers a new patch method called “combination patches.” We’ve combined the look of traditional embroidered patches with the modern technique of dye sublimated patches to create something new and exciting.

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The Latest Fashion Trends Include Embroidery and Crochet

embroidered patch

When you think of embroidery, you probably think of the floral hoop art that hangs on your grandmother’s wall. And when you think of crocheting, you probably think of the sweater your aunt made you. While the origins of embroidery and crocheting go back thousands of years (and yes, they’re usually hobbies among older people), the art forms are now part of the latest clothing trends.

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