How To Sew Sleeve Patches With a Sewing Machine?

You’ll be happy to learn that there are just two steps required to stitch patches onto sleeves using a sewing machine. Even for novice sewers, we’ll provide hints along the route to make it simpler. We’ll also go over some fundamentals of patches and whether or not you can sew them on.

Step 1. Pin the patches

  1. Place the patches on the garment’s sleeves.
  2. Check your placement’s dimensions, especially if the patch has a certain pattern that must be followed on the sleeves.
  3. The tips of the pins should be facing the middle of each patch as you space them out every two inches.

Step 2. Sew

  1. One patch at a time, work on it
  2. The sewing machine should be set to a small zigzag stitch, and the thread used should match the color of the patch.
  3. The widest point of each zigzag should always be on the patch’s outside edge as you sew along its edges.
  4. When working nearby, remove pins to prevent piercing them with the sewing machine needle.

What stitch is used to sew on patches?

If you’re stitching embroidered patches, consider using the running stitch, solid stitch, jump stitch, or tatami stitch. The choice between them will be based on the material, the patch itself, or the desired finish.

Point of Current

  1. The best starting point for novice patching.
  2. For patches that have subtle or tiny details.

strong point

  1. Use dots to fill solid gaps.
  2. To fully stitch a portion of the patch.

Jump stitch

  1. To link details that are near to one another in a patch.
  2. To connect letters using a thread of the same color.

Tatami point

  1. To eliminate boundaries
  2. To completely enclose the patch

How to sew patches on clothes?

Making patches to fix clothing differs slightly from making attractive patches with embroidery. To begin with, you must design the patch such that it properly matches your clothing. To do this, precise measurement and color perception are essential.

  1. Cut a piece of fabric into a rectangle or square that matches the color and fabric of the mended item.
  2. Before placing the patch over the damaged area, fold the edges back about 38 inches and press firmly.
  3. Pin a patch on a piece of clothing at each corner while keeping the folded edges down.
  4. Sew the repair patch after setting the sewing machine to zigzag stitch and using the proper color thread.

How to put on a patch without sewing?
(Use iron-on patches)

  1. Check to see if your item can be pressed before using iron-on patches on medium to heavyweight textiles.
  2. For fragile fabrics like silk, iron-on patches are seldom the best option.
  3. Put the patch in place.
  4. The clothing should be placed on an ironing board and covered with towels.
  5. Place the patch so that the fabric is on the adhesive side.
  6. Put a towel over the patch and heat up your iron.
  7. After applying pressure to the patch for 10 seconds, let it cool.
  8. Check the patch’s attachment.

Having Velcro

  1. Afterward, dry the fabric.
  2. Cut the velcro strip to the patch’s dimensions.
  3. After removing the lining, fasten the patch using velcro.
  4. Attach the patch on the clothing.

Utilizing Fabric Glue

  1. Apply adhesive directly to the patch and the clothing by laying the fabric out on a level surface.
  2. Before sewing the patch into the fabric, give the adhesive two minutes to dry.
  3. Once the glue has dried for 24 hours, press the patch.

How to sew a patch by hand?

  1. You should wash, dry, and iron the item you will be mending.
  2. As you position and pin the patch, make sure there are no creases in it.
  3. Insert the needle 1/8 inch from the edge of the patch and begin sewing with straight stitches. Thread the needle with approximately 20 inches of thread that matches the color of the patch.
  4. Before you get to the pins, remove them, and then tie off the thread after stitching the patch.
  5. To complete, trim the extra yarn at the bottom of the garment.

How to create a professional patch?

  1. Fill the embroidery machine with the chosen patch pattern.
  2. Fill the appropriate-sized circle with the water-soluble stabilizer.
  3. Place the fabric patch on the stabilizer after embroidering a positioning line on it.
  4. To join the fabric to the stabilizer, zigzag stitch around the edge of the patch and secure it in place.
  5. Trim the extra material, then stitch the patch components and the border in satin.
  6. To finish, soak the stabilizer to remove it.
  7. Apply adhesive to the patch’s underside.


Conclusion
That’s it for now! You just discovered how simple it is to stitch sleeve patches with a sewing machine. Basically, you place it before sewing it on with a zigzag stitch and thread that matches the color of the patch.

Even without stitching, you can apply patches with fabric adhesive, Velcro, or iron-on patches. This reading, we hope, was beneficial. Additionally, feel free to browse our site for instructions on various sewing machine crafts, such as how to quilt with a sewing machine.

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