Trendy and functional- a rarity for fashion statements. Perhaps you've loved your favorite sweater a bit too much and now theres a bit of wear- or worse! a hole developing on the elbows. Of course, you wouldn't dare to throw it out, it is your favorite after all. Elbow patches to the rescue! Whether you just want to add some character or some bandaging at the elbows, patches are a quick cure all!
In this instructable, I'll show you a couple different ways to go about making your elbow patches
Just a quick note on how to find your true elbow on a shirt/ sweater. For use on either of the methods that I've outlined here, you can either measure the space between your wrist and your elbow then subsequently use that measurement and add the very center of the elbow patch to that spot. Or you can wear your shirt and with a dab of water, mark where your elbow is. This second option is the way I prefer, but I've shown both below.
Let's get started!