Lockdown special: +50% bargain until the end of June

Are you looking to bulk purchase quality embroidered patches at a reasonable price? Do you want to work with a crack team of digital designers who can bring your patch ideas to life? Want to support a quality business during the lockdown, but save some money at the same time? Well, the +50% bargain is back!

We know everyone is finding it tough to cope with everything at the moment. And we know from our personal experience how difficult it is to make ends meet during these difficult times. So to help, we’ve decided to bring back one of our most popular promotions; the +50% bargain!

How does it work? Well, it’s simple. We’ll add an extra 50% of free patches for each order of 80 or over of identical personalised embroidered patches until the end of June. So, for example, if you order 140 items, you will get another 70 items for free. Yes, that’s right; for free. On us. No extra charge. (Note: the offer applies to a maximum 2100 items.)

OK, let’s be honest. Like everyone, times are tough for us at the moment too. And we’d like to continue supplying our quality patches for many years to come and continue to employ our outstanding team of designers and manufacturers. So we’ve been looking at ways that we can not only maintain our business but also help our customers too. Bringing back the +50% bargain seemed like a no-brainer to us. So help support our team of talented staff during these troubled times by ordering our top quality patches today.

Our professional computer embroidery designers and artists are waiting to make your patch as beautiful as can be. They are experts at taking your rough ideas and turning them into great-looking finished products. Plus you’ll be helping us to keep people employed and active. To order your patches, connect with us by email or social media. You’ll then receive your quality patches within 2 to 3 weeks.

Don’t miss this chance of purchasing top quality designs from Patchion for a portion of their regular price. Grab yours today or before the end of June 2020. And remember. During these troubled times, you can rely on our experienced staff and our excellent customer service to deliver the best looking and best quality patches for your club or business.

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Merrow Border

Merrow border – overlock

Nice look professional badge edging.

Advantages:

  • Larger durability
  • Better aesthetics
  • Better looks from the side and front of a patch
  • Best possible protection against shredding
  • Hemming the edge with a decorative lace

Disadvantages:

  • Relatively thicker and wide bordering (width 3mm)
  • Higher price of a patch
  • Available only for simple shapes (rectangle, triangle, circle and simple shields shapes)

Hot Cut Border

Simple hot cut or hot knife edge 

The edge is made using the same embroidery technique, which is used to embroider the design. Then the emblem is cut as close as possible to this edge. It is also finished off thermally (hot cut). It is necessary to straighten out and protect the edge.

Advantages:

  • Colour of the frame always ideally matches the whole design, it is made of the same thread.
  • Better look for smaller patches
  • Best solution for complicated shapes.
  • Thin bordering available (even 1mm).
  • Lover cost than merrow border.

Disadvantages:

  • Could occur impression of not finished patch from the side

In most cases we suggest to use merrow border. You could always ask our staff for advice. We would be happy to reply all your questions.

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Embroidered Patch Backings

If you’re thinking about purchasing an embroidered patch that is custom made to suit your needs, you must first know what the most ideal backing material for your design. You also need to know the quality of the garment and the length of time the patch backings will last.

Depending on the process, here are the three types of patch backing.

1. Iron-On Backing with Heat Sealing.
2. Velcro Backing with Hooks and Loops.
3. Adhesive Backing with Stick-On or special adhesive.

Before you make a decision, I will write down the advantages and disadvantages associated with each of them.

Iron-On Backing

When you use iron-on backing on your patch, you will only receive a temporary security, because it won't last long. This backing is ideal for ceremonial and casual clothing, but never uses it for any kind of exercises or training. They are mostly used to securely place the patch during the sewing process, so iron-on backing is not the best choice if you want to use it for your active lifestyle purposes.

Advantages and Disadvantages:

  • Ideal for ceremonial purposes.
  • Avoid heavily worn.
  • Avoid frequent cleaning.

VIDEO: How to Iron on an Patch

Velcro Backing

Velcro backing has two styles of the backing material. Hook-sided for males and Two-sided for both males and females. Hook-sided is the best choice when you need to change new patches frequently or other small adjustments like in the case of military and police uniforms. But if a loop fastener isn't attached on the clothing, we can use two-sided Velcro backing in the process.

As in Iron-on, Velcro backing also has advantages and disadvantages:

  • More durable. You can remove the patches before cleaning so they last longer.
  • Greater Flexibility. The patches can be easily removed and reattached anytime.
  • The only disadvantage is because Velcro patches are attached loosely.

Adhesive Backing

The most popular and familiar kind of backing used for embroidered patches is adhesive backing. It's very convenient and the backing process is very easy. Today, this is the most ideal choice for short-term events. Adhesive backing is the best choice for one-time event, but it has its own disadvantage if you want to use for a long time.

The advantages and disadvantages of adhesive backing are below:

  • Easy to use on any garment.
  • Ideal patch backing for a short time span.
  • Stay away when the patchwork is required to remain permanent.

patch-attachBeacon Patch Attach is a special kind of glue that can offer an extra way to add patches onto clothing and garments. The glue joins any kind of fabric you may think of and there will be no need to sew. It is washable, non-toxic and can be removed easily when subjected to heat. Most important is this glue will keep your patches permanent.

But among all of the methods above, the most ideal of attaching patches is by sewing them onto a garment. When sewn, the patch remains attached on the cloth for a long period of time. Experts claim that it can even last for decades.

Having made a decision on the kind of backing you need, it is now the time to look for an expert to do all the necessary steps in designing the patches. Our business is specializing in designing the custom patches for any occasions that our customers will love. Reach out to us and we shall be ready to assist you.