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.
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.
The holiday season is quickly approaching and Halloween kicks it off in about a month! This year, why not incorporate some Halloween patches into your festivities? Here, our patch company shares three ways you can create your own embroidered patches and use them this holiday.
Late spring/early fall is a great time for sports fans – soccer season and baseball season are in full swing and football season is just beginning. If you’re part of a local sports team or just want to show your support for your favorite professional players, why not create your own custom sports 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.
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.
Do you own a business? Are you part of a club? Do you have a special event coming up? There are many reasons that you may want to create your own custom patches, but if you don’t have a piece artwork that you want to recreate for the design, you may not know where to start. Here are some helpful tips.
Even though we can create embroidered patches in nearly any size, we’ve noticed over the years that when it comes to stitching, the bigger the better. While the stitching we create is clean and tight, it actually looks a little smoother when it’s created in a large scale. This is because the thread we use is the same thickness whether you order a small patch or a large patch.
If you’re hosting a Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, New Year’s, or any other holiday party this year, we have the perfect way to make it memorable: with custom embroidered patches! Holiday parties are all about food, gifts, and spending time with friends a family, so why not make it a memorable event and create a patch to celebrate?
Embroidered patches are making a big comeback and fashion-forward individuals are coming up with new and creative ways to wear theirs. Here, our embroidered patch company shares some great ideas for sprucing up your clothing or accessories.
For years, the most common type of clothing or decorative patch was the embroidered patch. Over time, however, society has gotten more creative with crafting processes and has introduced newer ways to create patches. At American Patch, we offer traditional embroidered patches, but we also offer woven patches and dye sublimated patches. Here are the differences.
It’s time to head back to school and at American Patch, we know your backpack plays one of the biggest parts of any school year. Whether you’re using your old one or buying a new one, our embroidered patches are a great way to personalize it and show all of your classmates who you are. Here are some of our most popular backpack patch ideas.
If you think embroidered patches are just for the military, Girl Service Troops, Boy Scouts, or sports uniforms, think again. Custom embroidered patches are making a huge comeback in the fashion world and these days, celebrities of all kinds are sporting them on a variety of clothing articles. Here are some stars and their embroidered patch style.
Baseball season is an exciting time of year and we at American Patch want to help you celebrate it and remember it. Our embroidered baseball patches have been some of our most popular sports patches, and it’s because they can be used in many different ways to say many different things. Here are some of our favorite ways to use baseball patches.
One thing that people think about when they think about embroidered patches is a club or organization. Patches are often used to unite people together and are a great way to show your pride for a specific group. Here are some of the coolest ones we’ve created. If you’re interested in your very own club or organization patch, contact us today!
A brand new school year is coming up and whether you’re just starting kindergarten or you’re heading back to college, you can make a memorable first impression with your very own custom patches. Start your own collection by sewing or pinning them to your backpack.
At American Patch, we create lots of Boy Scout and Girl Service Troop patches (along with other service organizations). There’s always something fun going on within troops around the world, and we’re always happy to create a special way to remember it. Here are a few of our favorites we’ve created over the years.
Remember when your grandmother used to sit in her chair and embroider artwork with warm sayings and homey images? When people thought about embroidery, they used to associate it with the generations before them. Today, however, that’s all changing.
For years, the classic way to create custom patches was to sew threads onto a substrate in order to create words a design, or an image. Today, thread is still the most popular material used to create patches, but we also have a new material – dye.
What is the difference between embroidered and woven patches? This is a common question that is frequently asked by our new customers and is often not fully understood by many people that have been involved in purchasing patches for years.
At American Patch, we love creating sports patches and have done everything from volleyball patches to soccer patches to tennis patches. We especially love seeing professional sports teams create their own memorial patches. Here are some notable memorial sports patches.
These days, police forces in many states are opting to switch their traditional uniform badges to badges that are embroidered. Traditional badges are made from metals like brass and coated with layers of nickel, silver, or gold, so they can be heavy and weigh down an officer’s uniform.
When people think “embroidered patches,” they often think biker jackets with a slew of patches sewn on to show support for a certain club or cause. We love helping people create their own biker patches, but we also love discovering the biker patches other companies have made. Here are some of our favorites.