Steps to making Embroidered Iron on Patches

There was a time when embroidered iron on patches were used to primarily hide holes which may have occurred over a garment. Although with a certain amount of resourcefulness and creative thinking you can use this patch and add an element of spunk and style to any garment that you choose. It’s not only clothes on which you can use these patches but these embroidered iron on patches could be used to decorate bags, shoes, pillows, upholstery, hat’sĀ¦the list can be endless as your imagination.

If you want to come up with tailored patches then you can easily do-it-yourself. You can aquire all the products that you will need quickly at stores where you could buy predesigned patches. The most significant advantage of using an iron on patch is that you can devote all the time you intend to in creating them but ought to spend not much time linking them.

You will have to have your materials ready before you begin making your patch. But before you obtain your supplies think of the design and style of the patch that you want to make. Upon having the style made to size it’s important to sketch or trace exactly the same onto the fabric. Be sure that you don’t embroider the design and style into the cloth without the hoop in order for the finished pattern comes out flat. Now place a tear away backing fabric on the wrong side of the patch and fasten the embroidery ring in place so your design is tight. You can even apply certain backing spray to fix your backing paper into position.

Now you can start off embroidering your iron on patch. Make sure that your thread is not longer than two feet at one time so that you could embroider easily and don’t need to worry about unnecessary tangles and knots. Now embroider across the design ensuring that you begin each length of the thread from the back of the style in order for the knots or extra lengths don’t show up at the front of the design.
When you have accomplished embroidering your patch take it out of the hoop and remove the backing paper by tearing it off gently. Try taking a little iron on sticky paper and cut it towards the similar size of your patch. Now put your patch face down on an ironing board and place the iron on adhesive patch glue side down on your patch. Have a clear section of cloth or paper towel on top of the sheet. Put your iron on to the low configuration and iron the adhesive on the patch. You may even make use of the silk setting in your iron. The paper towel or rag will guarantee that not one of the glue gets attached to your iron.

Your embroidered iron on patches could be available to utilize once you accomplish this step. Now all that you need to do is peel off the paper backing the adhesive behind the patch, put it where you wish to place it and iron it tightly in position. Iron the cloth back to front in order that the adhesive gets properly activated and maintains the patch in place.