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How to Utilize Your Embroidery Machine to Make Patches?

You may have noticed fashionable patches on jackets and caps to give them a more festive look and wondered what goes into them. Those are embroidered patches with a long history dating back to the days when thread stitched decorations were quite popular. In the fashion sector, these decorations are once again a thing. We manufacture all custom-made embroidery patches for occasions and brand placement at Mega Digitizing.

A cloth badge is another name for an embroidered patch. A bespoke embroidered patch can be manufactured afterwards and easily adhered to any other cloth. We have all the right know-how to share with you if you are new to embroidery patching or if you are an embroiderer who is trying embroidery patching for the first time. A beginner’s guide to embroidered patches may be found here. 

Make your own embroidered patch at home:

To learn how to make an embroidered patch for yourself, follow the steps below.

  • Create a design with larger outlines.
  • Cut a piece 2 inches longer than the design on either side. Cut two pieces, one from thick canvas and the other from dress fabric. Using a hot iron, weave the interfacing fabric on the reverse of your fabric piece.
  • The cloth component should be painted. Paint with a diluted dark color or, if you’re producing a light pattern, just use black to outline it.
  • Transfer your design on the black area with a chalk so that you have a firm outline.
  • Make an outline stitch with the color you want the outline to be, and then fill in the gaps with satin stitch.
  • Make a second interfacing layer to keep it in place, and if necessary, add more interfacing layers to make it harder.
  • Color the edges and cut out the pattern. Stick double-sided fusing to the reverse of your unique DIY embroidered patch, and it’s ready to sew or stick to your favorite cloth.

A tutorial on using a commercial embroidery machine to make an embroidery patch:

These are the basic steps to follow:


  • Select a patch. Place the digitized patch design you want to use on your embroidery machine.
  • Hoop a piece of water-soluble mesh in the appropriate hoop size to allow numerous patches to be stitched in a single hooping. If you hoop heavy-water soluble film, you can only do one patch per looping.
  • Begin embroidery by laying a placement line of the patch pattern directly on the water-soluble stabilizer.
  • Place the fabric patch over the placement line and sew it down with the tack-down line.
  • Edge the outside of the cloth with a zigzag stitch to connect it to the water-soluble stabilizer.
  • Cut the fabric down by keeping the scissors near to the tack down stitching.
  • After stitching the elements of the patch, finish with a satin border using a density of 3 points.
  • If you used a film type stabilizer, punch the patch in place and it’s done; if you used water-soluble mesh, moisten the edges, or submerge the patch in water.
  • After the patch has dry, apply adhesives to it or sew it to the clothing.

Why Should You Go with Mega Digitizing?

Custom embroidery, which is becoming increasingly popular among all brands, is a standout feature. Mega  Digitizing, a company uses the modern custom embroidery digitizing technology, and offers expert services in this field to its customers. The brand is worth purchasing if you are looking for a brand that can provide you with the amount of quality work that you require. It is a budget-friendly brand. Because of its attractive embellishments, custom embroidery is preferred.

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