Sometimes a Hat Looks Better with a Patch

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Patches: Embroidered, Sublimated, or Laser-Engraved?


When selecting the right patch for your design, there are a variety of options for you to choose from. From the classic simplicity of embroidery to the vivid colours of sublimation, the patch of your dreams is only a few clicks away. Read on for more information on the patches we offer or contact us via email or the live chat feature on our website to get started.


What is a patch?

Our patches are made of a durable material which is then laser-cut to your size and shape specifications. Once you have chosen the size and shape of your patch, your design is embroidered, engraved or sublimated by our team of experts. Then you may choose to have the patch secured to a garment, or finished with an iron-on adhesive for you to apply to your own merchandise at home. Our patches are secured with a layer of adhesive and polyester thread to ensure they stay put no matter how many times they are worn or washed. After we double and triple-check their quality, they are shipped right to your door at no extra cost.

Patches are popular on headwear like toques or hats, but some kinds, like our laser engraved patch, can be sewn onto sweatshirts or other garments as well.


Embroidered Patches

Embroidered patches are a great way to make your design pop. This classic technique is one of our most popular options. Embroidery is compatible with any design and can capture the intricacy in most logos. After our team receives your artwork, we will get to work creating a stitch-able file and carefully sewing it onto your patch. Our machines provide these patches with a smooth merrowed edge in black or white, adding a finished look.

With over 100 thread colours to choose from ranging from muted pastels to vibrant neons, we are sure to have something for every design. We even have glow-in-the-dark thread!

In the image above, you will see Queen Riri wearing some extremely stylish embroidered patches. Not only are these patches complimenting her simple yet flawless outfits, but they are able to encapsulate some simple text, logo or design. These are great examples of what you can achieve with the simplicity of an embroidered patch, and if it’s good enough for Rihanna, it’s good enough for you.


Laser Engraved Patches

Laser Engraved Patches provide a unique, rustic look to any logo or design. With seven durable materials available, our team will help you choose the right one to complement your design. Colour engraving is not available on these patches, and your design will be engraved in black or grey. However, the variety of shapes available for your patch will make up for this single con. If you feel limited by the simple circle or square, this may be the right option for you. Our laser cutter can create a variety of unique shapes for your custom patch. Your text or design will then be etched onto the material of your choice with our high-detail laser. From there, they’re carefully stitched onto the garment of your choice. We recommend a toque, hat,
or sweatshirt. This patch is a great option for anyone looking for a unique way to customize their garments or make their design stand out above the rest.


Sublimated Patches

Sublimation is the process of digitally printing your art onto high-quality sublimation paper, where it is heat transferred onto a patch. Sublimated patches are ideal for vibrant colours or complex designs with colour gradients or fades. These patches will not fade over time and will hold up with regular machine washes or wear and tear. Sublimated patches are perfect for capturing the shades of colour in any photorealistic design. We complete these patches with a merrowed edge, which is a thick border running along the edge of the patch, giving it a finished look. Your design on a sublimated patch is guaranteed to be eye-catching on any garment. Usually, these patches are only available in standard shapes like squares or circles. They can be adhered to any hat or toque, or are available on their own.


So Which One Should I Choose?

You can’t go wrong with any of our patch options, but depending on the complexity, shape, and style of your design, one may be the right choice for you. If you still can’t decide, Don’t fret. Our team of apparel aficionados is happy to help. Don’t hesitate to contact us via phone, email or live chat.

Happy customizing!