Hassle-free technique to manufacture an embroidery patch

When you'd like to change the design of an outfit, bed cushion, blanket or maybe a lampshade then one good way to do that is by using an embroidery patch. Many people believe that an embroidery patch is commonly used just to hide holes that come up in garments. However these patches can be quite a easy way to accessorize an outfit and also to liven up a vintage pillow�the list can be as endless as your imagination.

To begin with making your patch it's important to begin by having your entire supplies in place. But before you head out to find your supplies take a moment and choose the pattern and model of your patch. Drawing out the design that you like in full color along with smaller details such as the stitches that you are likely to be using will make your supply buying less difficult. This step will also make certain you will know exactly how your final design will appear. Any changes that you want to produce in the design and pattern might be best made now.

The advantage with making an embroidery patch yourself is that you can not merely use a pattern in the design but could contain a mix of words and patterns, words alone or patterns only. You may also create your patch specific to a purpose. One example is if you want to brighten up a biker jacket or possibly a garden club bag then you can use a design specific to that particular purpose.

The supplies that you will need are embroidery cloth that should be medium heavy in order that it can support the patch design, embroidery threads in colors on the design, sewing scissors, an embroidery machine or needles if you don't wish to use a device, backing paper, iron on adhesive or glue.

When you have transferred the design on paper you should trace it to the cloth. If you want a border to your design make sure that it's drawn slightly thick so that you could embroider easily on it. Fix the backing paper to the wrong side of your drawing after which fix the embroidery hoop above the pattern being sure that the pattern falls within the exact center of the hoop. Utilizing an embroidery hoop makes certain that your design is embroidered in a taut manner and doesn't look loopy and loose.

When you have completed these steps it is time to get moving. Start embroidering your patch back to front making sure that you make use of a slightly higher thread count on the border. This may make your patch look almost shop bought lending an expert overall look to it.

Once you have completed making your embroidery patch take it off carefully from the hoop and slowly tear off the backing paper. Now cut the patch from your cloth leaving some seam space. You can tuck the seam at the rear of the patch, glue on another section of fabric onto it and connect a pin on it or you can cut the extra seam and apply an iron on adhesive and also have it ready to be utilized.