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Inside the World of Skin-Protective Clothing

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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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26 Summer Sewing Ideas

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Looking for something crafty to do this summer? Our custom patches company scoured the internet to find some festive do-it-yourself projects that are perfect for a summer afternoon.

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3 Reasons to Try Combination Patches

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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

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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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Easy No-Sew Gift Ideas, Part 2

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It’s easy to buy something for your friend, lover, or family member, but how often do they receive homemade gifts? In this two-part blog series, our custom patches company shares some of our favorite no-sew gifts that are easy to make and are perfect for birthdays, anniversaries, holidays, and more.

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Easy No-Sew Gift Ideas, Part 1

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It’s easy to buy something for your friend, lover, or family member, but how often do they receive homemade gifts? In this two-part blog series, our custom patches company shares some of our favorite no-sew gifts that are easy to make and are perfect for birthdays, anniversaries, holidays, and more.

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10 New Year’s Resolutions for Crafters

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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

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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Make This Year’s Holiday Party Memorable with Patches

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?

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10 Fall Crafts That Use Yarn or String

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

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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4 Ways to Wear Your Embroidered Patches

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.

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20 Easy Summer DIY Projects

Summertime means parties, vacations, and best of all – fun summer crafts! Here, our embroidered patch experts share some of their favorite and (easy) DIY projects to do this season.

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The World of Bullion Crests…

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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15 Organization Ideas for Your Craft Room

A Few Simple Tips for De-Cluttering At American Patch, we know how fun crafts can be, but we also know how easy it is to stock up on craft supplies and have nowhere to put them. With these 15 organization …

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Spruce Up Your Spring Wardrobe with Embroidery

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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8 St. Patrick’s Day Crafts to Try This Year

St. Patrick’s Day is only a few weeks away and if you’re planning on throwing a celebratory party, you’re going to need some festive decor. Whether you make the crafts yourself or turn your St. Paddy’s party into a craft party, our clothing patch company has some great craft ideas for you to try this year.

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Quilting 101

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

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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Get Creative with These Fall Craft Ideas

Fall is upon us! And what better way to celebrate the chilly temperatures and festive holidays than with a few fall crafts? Our embroidered patch company has gathered up some of our favorite (and inexpensive) crafts to add a touch of festivity to your home.

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8 Easy Summer 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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Celebrities Are Bringing Embroidered Patches Back

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.

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The Many Uses of Baseball Patches

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.

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8 Fast and Easy Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Mother’s Day is right around the corner, and if you don’t have an idea of what you’re going to give your mother, our embroidered patch company has a few suggestions. With just a few materials and some time, you can create your very own homemade gift.

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Some Tips for Hand Embroidery Beginners

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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