A new year is fast approaching and each year, we all make resolutions to make ourselves better, try new things, give up old habits, and more. Whether you’ve been embroidering for years or you just took up the hobby, there’s always room for experimentation.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
At our embroidered patch company, we love stumbling across great quotes and sayings – especially when they’re about sewing, quilting, crafts, and more. We thought we’d compile a list of 20 great quotes for you to enjoy.
With only a week and a half until Valentine’s Day, you may be wondering what to give that special someone. We say, why not give them something from the heart? Our embroidered patch company has compiled a list of great DIY gift ideas that will show your loved one he/she means more to you than just a box of chocolates.
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.
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!
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!
Well, summer is gone and fall is officially here, which means it’s time to start getting into the spirit of the season. At our embroidered patch company, we love crafts, so we searched the Internet for some crafty fall wreaths that you can do yourself! Here are our favorites:
At American Patch, we love crafts – especially ones involved with thread or yarn. That’s where knitting and crocheting come in. Many people don’t know or don’t understand the difference between the two, so we’re here to enlighten you.
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.
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.
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.
If you’re part of an organization that frequently orders custom patches (such as a sports team, law enforcement branch, community club, etc.), we have a quick trick for you that can help you save money on your patch orders.
Custom patches, whether they’re embroidered, woven, or dye sublimated, are a great way to promote your business. Not only are they inexpensive, but they’re works of art that many people are proud to display.
At American Patch, we create many of our embroidered, woven, and dye sublimated patches with our standard plastic backing to give them a bit of stiffness. However, there are many other types of backings that you can use for your patches. Here are some of the most popular.
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.
At American Patch, we love making custom scout patches for our Boy Scouts and Girl Service Troops; these patches let them express who they really are and the pride they have for their organization. The most common uses for these patches that we’ve encountered tend to be.
At American Patch, we love creating embroidered patches for people – and we love hearing what they’re going to use them for. We’ve created everything from car patches to museum patches, but have found that these eight ideas are what people use them most for.
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.