Articles on designing your own custom merch, growing your brand, and managing manufacturing as a small business.

Choosing a border for your embroidered patch

December 29, 2015

When designing an embroidered patch, customers often overlook one of the most important aspects of an embroidered patch which is the border. There are two types of embroidered patches. One embroidered patch has 100% embroidery coverage which means the entire area of the patch consists of embroidery, and the second type is less than 100% embroidery coverage, which means that the patch is sewn onto a material backing (usually cotton twill).

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Screen Printed Patches

December 27, 2015

Screen printed patches are an interesting alternative to embroidered patches.  Generally screen printed patches are printed onto large sheets of twill.  Then a shape is cut out of the twill that includes the printed part of the design, using a laser cutter.  Then a merrowed border is applied around the material, and there you have it a screen printed patch.

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Camouflage Patches

December 26, 2015

Patches by The/Studio is the only company that offers embroidered camo patches as an actual option.  We got the idea to start offering camouflage as an option after one of our customers sent us the below picture of a patch that we did for both US and Iraqi forces.  One thing that some of the members of our office immediately noticed was that our patches were in stark contrast to the uniforms of these soldiers.  We decided immediately after that to create an option which allowed our customers, many of which are soldiers that are actually deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan to ord

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Large Corporations Trust Patches by The/Studio

December 25, 2015

At Patches by The/Studio we pride ourselves on serving both large and small corporations and organizations.  We take pride in serving both small and large companies.  It is always reassuring to us when some of the largest brands in the world choose us to produce their custom patches.

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Patches by The/Studio Makes Name Patches

December 24, 2015

Name patches are an absolute necessity for many company's and organizations that require their staff to wear uniforms.  Name patches look much more professional and official than name badges, and they are also sewn onto the uniforms which avoids the possibility that someone may forget their name badge.  We have seen that name patches are a staple amongst EMS / Ambulance related jobs, auto service companies, landscaping companies, janitorial companies, security, hospitals and other service related industries.

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Embroidered Patches Make For Great Promotional Products

December 20, 2015

Here is a unique use of an embroidered patch as a promotional product.  Everyone knows that motorcycle or biker clubs pretty much all wear custom embroidered patches.

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