Creating custom team patches is a superb way to ignite team spirit. Here’s how to make your own!
There’s no better way to bring a sports team together (both on and off the field) than by giving out custom team patches! In this post, we’ll explain exactly why custom patches are so great for teams, and give out our top recommendations for ordering your first batch of custom-made team patches. We’ve been doing this for a while, so we have a few tips and tricks that can help you make the coolest patches!
Nothings Says Team Like Custom Patches
Look, if you are a part of any team… You need custom patches. And remember, they aren’t just for athletic teams!
From workplace teams or committees to virtual teams (e-sports, chess, etc.) to extracurricular teams like hiking, bowling, or biking clubs, patches are one of the best ways to unify your group. Custom patches don’t just foster unity and morale between members, they show off your team pride to everyone who sees you. But that’s not all…
Custom Patches are SUPER Versatile!
One of the best things about custom patches is that they’re incredibly versatile and can be worn for many different occasions and applied on just about any sort of apparel, such as a hat, backpack, jacket, or towel. That means they work well regardless of your team’s sport or activity.
We offer seven distinct patch types here at The/Studio: Embroidered, PVC, Leather, Bullion, Printed, Woven, and Chenille. Each has its own unique characteristics and styles.
Recommendations When Ordering Custom Team Patches
We’ve made thousands upon thousands of patches for tons of clients, many of them teams like yours! So we know a few things about the best custom embroidered team patches (and other custom team patch styles). Below are some of our top recommendations for ordering your custom team patches.
Note: These recommendations may not be suitable depending on the type of patch you order. Patch options vary. Contact a Creative Specialist to learn more.
We recommend an Iron-on, Sew-on, or Velcro backing. That’s because you can easily remove all these options if you need a new uniform.
Border & Edge
We recommend a merrowed border for the most classic “team patch” look, at least if your patch will use a regular/traditional patch shape.
Premium Thread Options
Using our premium thread options is recommended because it will really make your team patch stand out. The best premium thread options for customized team patches include:
- Puff embroidery
- 1-9 thread colors
- 10-12 thread colors
- 12 or more thread colors
- 10% glow-in-the-dark thread
- 25% glow-in-the-dark thread
- 50% glow-in-the-dark thread
Now that you have all the ideas for the best patch design choices… Are you ready to create your own custom team patch?
Work with one of our Creative Specialists today (you can contact them once you get started during the “Create” process) or simply design all by yourself using our intuitive Create Tool. Don’t forget to reach out about any ongoing promotions—there’s almost always a discount or opportunity to save!