Youths are among the top users of patches and there are a number of reasons why you might use patches on your clothes. You can make a patch for yourself at home, buy a pre-made one, or have a custom design made for you by those companies that specializes in making of patches and they are simply pieces of fabric. Patches can be added to different types of clothing materials such as jeans, uniforms, and more. Among the various uses of patches, most youths will use patches as a way of decorating their clothes such as jeans and generally for enhance the appearance of their clothes.
Sometimes your favourite clothing can develop hole, while every other part is just okey and since you might not be prepared to lose your piece clothing due to a hole, you can add a patch to cover up the hole. Another place where patches are common is in the military uniforms whereby different units have different patches and usually it’s not an individual decision or choice of the design are there are rules that govern the use of patches. Commonly patches are made from fabric pieces and they are therefore of different types and the method of adding them onto the cloth of choice also varies. One popular type of patches is the embroidered type what us very popular and you most likely have seen it as they common on uniforms, hats, jackets, and much more. The varied textures in the embroidered patches is due to the varied level of percentages that each is made of.
For the printed patches, an image or text or design is chosen and then printed on a blank piece of fabric and therefore achieving the printed patches. The number one advantage of printed patches is the freedom of color choice and the chance to use multiple colors as there are no color limitation, hence they are very suitable when you require multicolored patch design and the printing takes less time compared to other types of patch making methods. Another common type of patch is the name patch which you will most likely see it on the work clothes of staffs as a way of identifying them and some have the company’s name instead. Since they don’t involve a lot of design work, they are easy to complete and hence not priced high and a company that needs them can get them as blank patches to edit them to their specifications or can give full details to have them customized for them.
Blank patches is another type of patches that is usually bought in large numbers for later customization using methods such as embroidery.