How to Sew on Velcro

May 29, 2013

How to Sew on Velcro

Velcro backing is a wonderful backing option to use on a custom patch , it’s durable and allows your custom emblem to be versatile because you can change the  emblem without having to order a  new Velcro loop. At Hero Patches we sew the Velcro backing onto  the back of your custom insignia , the backing will be cut to the exact shape and dimension of the embroidered patch you order. The only thing left for you to do is sew the velcro loop side onto the apparel of your choice.  I know what you are thinking…… “how do I sew Velcro on?”  I am glad you asked because I am going to give you step by step instructions on how to sew Velcro onto any article of clothing. If you follow these instructions your custom patch will adhered to the Velcro perfectly!

Items you will need:
– Velcro loop
– Needle
-Custom Patch

Step 1: Position your Velcro Loop backing onto the article of clothing you want your embroidered patch to be.

Step 2: Mark the area where you are going to place the backing. You can use a pen or a marker.

Step 3: Thread your needle. Make sure that the thread matches the color of the backing.

Step 4: Thread the needle and tie a knot on the end of the thread.

Step 5: Put the needle through the loop.  Sew a clear knot at the beginning of the first stitch and back-stitch at the beginning of the stitch before continuing forward along the loop edge. Continue sewing  along the edge of the  loop until you reach the other end of the  Loop . Sew another back-stitch at the end of your stitch to secure the stitch.

Step 6: Now you can attach your custom patch with the Backing onto the loop that you have just sewn on.

Step 7: You did it! Enjoy your custom embroidered patch!

If sewing is not really your cup of tea you can always go to your local tailor or dry cleaners and they can sew it on for you. But if you do decide to sew Velcro on yourself  follow these 7 easy steps and you will have your custom patch adhered in just a matter of minutes! You will save time and money!

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