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Ever wanted to make an embroidered patch? Don't have an embroidery machine? No problem! In this instructable, I will show you how to make basic patches with my ...
To make patches, you will need the following:-a sewing machine that can do satin stitch-a base fabric-fusible interfacing-thread-design-a pencil-a light box of some kind-if you have one, an ...
If you chose a lighter-weight fabric for your base fabric, you are going to need to interface it in order for it to keep its body and shape. ...
Okay, now you lay your fabric on top of the fusible interfacing and go over it with the iron in a couple of strokes.Then flip it over and ...
Take your design and put it under your interfaced fabric. Tape it to a light box of some description or a window with light coming through it.
Trace your design with a pencil or other washable marking device. I used a compass because my design is mostly circles.
Fire up your sewing machine! Select your satin stitch and get ready to sew. You may need to change your presser foot. If your design is lots of ...
When you design your patch, make sure to put in a border of some kind so it doesn't fray (unless you're going for that effect for some reason). ...
Now you have some embroidered patches! You can sew them onto whatever you want now.As for me, I'm off to sew them to the sleeves of my shirt. ...
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