Embroidered vs Woven Patches?

April 30, 2021 There are SO many different uses for patches… and turning patches into profit is easier than you might think. Whether you sell custom sports memorabilia that’s WAY cooler than the cheap stuff they sell at the stadiums… Or stylish, retro-inspired tees and hats with a pop of personality… Or patches on their …

How to Remove Iron on Patches?

Iron on patches are attached to fabric with a heat activated or fusible adhesive; while these patches are easy to apply they can be much more difficult to remove. Additionally, removed patches tend to leave behind unsightly glue residue and stains. Luckily, there are a few tricks you can use to remove iron-on patches. Melt …

What is Velcro?

The name Velcro comes from two French words put together, “Velour” (velvet) and “Crochet” (hook). In 1941 Swiss electrical engineer George de Mestral went hiking in the woods with his dog. It was all very pleasant until George noticed prickly Burr sticking on his dog and his clothes. Upon arriving back at his home he took note …

Sew On Patches or Iron On Patches: What is Better?

When choosing a patch attachment method for your custom patches, two of the most popular methods are sew on and iron on methods. These two patch backing options have their own pros and cons. Below we discuss the utility of both these methods. Embroidered, PVC, woven, chenille and printed patches are the patch styles that …