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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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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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10 New Year’s Resolutions for Crafters

embroidered patch company

It’s nearly 2018 and at our embroidered patch company, we’ve been discussing our New Year’s resolutions. While most people will vow to lose weight or make better health choices, we know there are some crafters out there with creative resolutions of their own. Here, we share some of our favorite resolutions for those who love arts & crafts.

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Why Size Matters When It Comes to Embroidered Patches

American Flag Patch

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.

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10 Fall Crafts That Use Yarn or String

Yarn Pumpkins

Fall is in full swing and at our embroidered patch company, we love finding new fall crafts to try! Here, we’ve listed some great (and easy) fall crafts you can do with string, yarn, thread, or twine to celebrate the season.

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4 Sewing Basics That Everyone Should Know

Sewing Hacks

Whether you’re male, female, 20 years old, or 80 years old, there are a few simple sewing techniques that everyone should know how to do. They can come in very handy in certain situations and it never hurts to have some basic sewing knowledge.

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The World of Bullion Crests…

Bullion Patch Sample

If you’ve never heard of a bullion crest, you’ve probably at least seen one. These patches are essentially gold, silver, or gold and silver emblems that feature crests, vines, leaves, birds, or other decorative images to create a polished look. They can be used by a wide variety of clubs and organizations and at American Patch, we can create beautiful bullion crests for any reason.

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Spruce Up Your Spring Wardrobe with Embroidery

Butterfly Jacket

Spring is officially here and with it comes light jackets, capri pants, lightweight shirts, and more. Since embroidery is one of the hottest new fashion trends, why not spruce up your spring wardrobe by incorporating some of it into your clothing? Here are some ideas for you to try this season.

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Quilting 101

Quilting Bedset

If you’re interested in quilting and have never tried it before, there are some things to know before you begin. Here, our embroidered patch company shares some beginner tips for quilting.

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Embroidered vs. Woven vs. Dye Sublimated Patches

American Patch Woven

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.

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8 Easy Summer Crafts

Yarn Crafts

What better way to spend the summer than making crafts with your friends or family? Our embroidered patch company scoured the Internet and found some great DIY summer crafts that only require a few materials and some creativity. Let us know which ones you try and how they come out!

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Some Tips for Hand Embroidery Beginners

Hand Embroidery

If you’ve always wanted to do needlepoint or hand embroidery, it’s easy to learn! If you’re a beginner, our embroidered patch company has a few tips to help you get started.

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A Few of Our Favorite Sewing Hacks

Sewing Hacks

Sewing is definitely an art, an at our custom patch company, we think it’s one that’s well worth learning. While the basics are pretty easy to grasp, there are always a few tips or tricks that can make the experience easier. Here are some of our favorites.

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10 Homemade Gifts for Everyone on Your List

Mason Jar Cookie Mix

When the holidays come around, one of the best ways to show you care is by making your gifts instead of buying them. At our custom patch company, we’ve rounded up 25 great homemade gift ideas to please everyone on your list, and if you have any of your own, we’d love for you to share!

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10 Ways to Spruce Up Old Clothing

Buttons and Scissors

Do you have some old articles of clothing that could use a little help? Maybe your pants are too small or your shirt is too big. No matter what the problem, it only takes a creativity and a little time to fix it. Our clothing patches company has happened upon many different ways to give tired clothing new life. Here are just a few examples.

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Embroidery Is Making a Comeback

Modern Emrboidery

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.

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Threaded Patches vs. Dyed Patches

Embroidered Patches

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.

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