Simple and easy way to come up with an embroidery patch

If you would like to improve the design of an outfit, bed cushion, blanket or maybe a lampshade then one good way to do that is to utilize an embroidery patch. A lot of people believe that an embroidery patch is utilized just to cover up holes that come up in garments. However these patches can be a good way to accessorize an outfit and also brighten up an old pillow¦the list is as endless as the imagination.

To start with making your patch you will need to start by having all your supplies in place. But before you head out to obtain your supplies spend some time and choose the pattern and model of your patch. Drawing out the design which you want in full color together with smaller details such as the stitches that you are probably going to be using could make your supply buying much easier. This may also make certain you will be aware how your final design will look. Any changes you want to make in the design and pattern might be best made now.

The advantage of making an embroidery patch on your own is that you can not only use a pattern in the design but could use a combination of words and patterns, words alone or patterns alone. You could also establish your patch specific to a purpose. For instance if you wish to spice up a biker jacket or maybe a garden club bag then you can definitely have a design specific to that particular purpose.

The supplies that you'll need are embroidery cloth that ought to be medium heavy so that it is capable of supporting the patch design, embroidery threads in colors of the design, sewing scissors, an embroidery machine or needles should you not want to use a machine, backing paper, iron on adhesive or glue.

After you have transferred the style on paper you must trace it on the cloth. If you want a border for your design ensure that it is drawn slightly thick to help you embroider easily into it. Fix the backing paper on the wrong side of the drawing and then fix the embroidery hoop over the pattern ensuring that the pattern falls in the exact center of your hoop. Utilizing an embroidery hoop makes sure that your design is embroidered in a very taut manner and doesn't look loopy and loose.

Once you have completed these steps it is time to make a start. Start embroidering your patch back to front ensuring that you use a slightly higher thread count on the border. This will probably make your patch look almost store bought lending an expert overall look to it.

When 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 the cloth leaving some seam space. It is possible to tuck the seam at the rear of the patch, glue on another section of fabric upon it and fix a pin into it or cut the surplus seam and utilize an iron on adhesive and have it ready for usage.