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

Fire Department Custom Embroidered Patches

December 16, 2015

One of our best customer's are fire departments.  In this blog we will feature some fire departments that we have produced patches for recently.  The first patch was produced for a group of bikers within the New York City Fire Department, who wanted to proudly proclaim their association with the NYFD on their biker apparel.  

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Random Patches & The Beauty of Freedom

December 14, 2015

This patch is clearly a play on the United States Forest Service Department Patch.  The fonts are the same, the colors are the same and the shape of the patch is the same.  

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For Shoulder Sized Patches Nothing Gets You The Detail Like Woven Patches

December 11, 2015

There is no doubt about it that embroidery is the most elegant decorative method.  Think about printing, rhinestones, woven labels, applique, etc…, nothing is quite as nice as an embroidered logo or design.  However, embroidery truly has its limitations when it comes to complicated designs on a shoulder or chest sized patch.  

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Outdoor Patches

November 29, 2015

With summer fast approaching, there will be countless camping trips , fishing  trips and other fun outdoor activities. Outdoor patches are a great way to memorialize your outdoor adventures, we can capture any scenic outdoor surrounding! I want to get you ready for summer so I am going to go over the special options, material and backings that are popular amongst outdoor enthusiast. After reading this blog you will be ready for your outdoor activities! 

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Patriotic Patches

November 27, 2015

There is nothing like showing off your patriotism with a custom patch. Fourth Of July is just around the corner, there will be parades , BBQS and fire work shows. A custom patriotic patch will put you in the spirit of Independence Day and truly make you proud to be an American.

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Why Blog About Custom Patches?

November 26, 2015

Blogs became increasingly popular in 2011, now in 2013 you can't go to any website without seeing their blog. They have become a phenomenon, and Patches by The/Studio is no different than any other company, we just couldn't stay away from this internet marvel. When people find out that I write a blog for a patch company , they always ask me "why blog about patches?" And then I respond, "why not?". I give them this short answer because there are so many reasons.

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