Iron On Patches Uses How and When?

Iron on patches - You need embroidered patches, you’re not quite sure about iron on patches. Are they really the right way to go?

Custom iron on patches from Houston Embroidery Service are one of the easiest and most efficient ways to add embroidery to clothing and other items.

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Iron On Patches Definition, What are They?

Embroidered iron on patches, or iron on appliques, are pieces of cloth surrounded by a finished border, upon which text and/or an image has been embroidered, and you can stick them to your shirt or cap using an iron. Explore our patches for jackets.


How exactly do our iron on patches work?

Each patch has a “heat seal” backing made from a thin layer of special glue. This glue does not stick at regular temperatures. You activate the stickiness by heating up the backing using an iron.

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When the glue melts, it sticks to whatever fabric or surface it is on at the time. Once the glue cools, it dries and hardens, effectively cementing it to that surface.

The stickiness of the glue will not last forever, but every time you iron the surface, the glue re-sticks itself. Please also check our Velcro patches.


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Iron On Appliques Uses How and When?

Embroidered patches are perfect candidates for iron on backings since the patches are not impacted by the heat.

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However, you should consider the type of fabric you want the patch to stick to. Cotton, denim, and leather work well with iron on patches, but the patches won’t adhere to materials like nylon, satin, and other similar fabrics. Similarly, vinyl is too sensitive to use with iron on patches. Please see our Morale Patches.

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Iron On Patches Benefits, What are they?

People love using our custom iron on appliques. They look fantastic and are incredibly easy to apply. You don’t even need to know how to sew! And at Houston Embroidery Service, your custom patches will be held to high quality standards. Iron on patches also used as Military Patches, Army Patches, or Police Patches.


Our quality control staff are embroiderers themselves, with extensive experience in the custom embroidery industry. They follow a strict 9-step process:

1.   Use a ruler to confirm the size of the finished patches.

2.   Read and compare all text with the original artwork.

3.   Check for puckering issues using a fabric stabilizer and thread trimming.

4.   Ensure iron on backing is applied correctly.

5.   Verify the border type and color is correct.

6.   Count the number of patches. (We send 3–5% extra.)

7.   Ensure quality of all custom patches is 100%.

8.   Confirm packing is clean and neat.

9.   Repeat steps 1–8.


This checklist is marked off with each and every order before it goes out the door.


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Iron On Appliques Save You Money

The iron on patches we sell at Houston Embroidery Service are completely customizable—including the background, shape, thread colors, and backing of your patch.

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What does this have to do with saving money? The background of a patch can be created in two different ways, and one is far more budget-friendly.

The first method is to fill the entire area you want decorated with stiches in the color or colors you desire. As you might imagine, this method requires a lot of stitches. Because of this, it can also be costlier.

The second option is to use an applique as a background within your patch, then cover the edges with a satin-stitch border. This option costs less while still allowing you to customize the patch to your specifications.



Buy Custom Iron On Patches Today from Houston Embroidery Service

Ready to add embroidery to a piece of clothing, a hat, or another fabric surface?

Reach out to Houston Embroidery Service. We take pride in our high standards for quality and our exceptional customer service.

Please check out our Name Patches, Scout Patches, and Firefighter Patches.

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Unique Offers for Custom Iron On Patches!

Houston Embroidery Service creates a great deal of customized embroidered iron on patches for official organizations such as Military, EMS, Police, Firefighters, and others. We likewise produce custom patches for sport teams, scouts, medical facilities, schools, laboratories, and dining establishments. These very good embroidered patches are best for caps with an NFL or NBA logo. They are also favorite among bikers. Everybody can have the appealing custom-made patch on their uniform. Got a t-shirt or coat? We can produce a customized patch just for you. This promotes your brand name identity. It works excellent for organisations at trade convention. Your custom-made patch lets other business individuals know who you are, leading to more contacts and successes. Please call us today to discuss your custom patches requires.

Here are custom patches for sale/ embroidered patches for sale. Here at Houston Embroidery Service, you can easily purchase premium custom patches at low costs. We likewise provide wholesale patches to suppliers of PPAI, ASI, and SAGE.

Check out current exclusive for printed, embroidered, and woven patches. If you can't find that best product make a call and then our sales personnel will assist you.


Special Offers for Custom Embroidered Iron On Patches!

50  Custom Patches only for USD $135.

100  Custom Patches just for USD $180.

200  Custom Patches just for USD $300.

300  Custom Patches only for USD $360.

500  Custom Patches just for USD $490.

( Up to 15,000 stitches and 4 colors only).

Free shipping worldwide.

Free digitizing/ established.

Free iron-on support.

Free heat-cut border.

10-business-day delivery.


Merrow border, Velcro backing, rush shipment, button loop, and other functions are available at extra cost.


Please send your artwork and let us know the support, amount, and size; so, we can get you an accurate estimate.


Special Offers for Custom Full Color Printed Iron On Patches!

50  Custom Printed Patches just for USD $80.

100  Custom Printed Patches just for USD $125.

200  Custom Printed Patches only for USD $200.

300  Custom Printed Patches only for USD $250.

500  Custom Printed Patches just  for USD $375.

( Sized up to 3 inches round/square and 4 colors).

Free shipping worldwide.

Free design set up.

Free iron-on support.

Free overlocked/merrow border.

10-business-day shipment.


Merrow border, Velcro support, rush delivery, button loop, and other functions are offered at additional expense.


Please send your art work and let us understand the quantity, size, and support; so, we can get you an accurate price quote.

* These are full color dye sublimated printed patches.


Exclusive Offers for Custom Woven Iron On Patches!

50  Custom Woven Patches only for USD $119.

100  Custom Woven Patches only for USD $175.

200  Custom Woven Patches only for USD $290.

300  Custom Woven Patches just for USD $340.

500  Custom Woven Patches only for USD $470.

( Sized up to 3 inches round/square and 4 colors).

Free shipping worldwide.

Free design set up.

Free iron-on backing.

Free overlocked/merrow border.

10-business-day shipment.


Velcro support, rush shipment, button loop, and other functions are offered at additional expense.


Please send your art work and let us understand the amount, size, and backing; so, we can get you a precise price quote.


Special Offers for Custom Woven Labels!

50  Custom Woven Labels only for USD $90.

100  Custom Woven Labels just for USD $125.

200  Custom Woven Labels only for USD $150.

300  Custom Woven Labels only for USD $170.

500  Custom Woven Labels only for USD $200.

( Sized up to 2 inches round/square and 4 colors).

Free shipping worldwide.

10-business-day shipment.


Rush delivery is readily available at additional cost.


Please send your artwork and let us know the size, quantity, and other details; so, we can get you an accurate estimate.


Embroidery Services.

Houston Embroidery Service, a custom embroidery, was established in 2008 in Houston. We supply embroidery services, work for advertising companies, advertising and marketing agencies, consistent makers, other custom embroidery companies, and suppliers of PPAI, ASI, and SAGE. As a custom embroidery, we assist our clients to choose a logo size, thread and material colors, choose a right backing approach, produce a brand-new art work or customize an existing one. We are the biggest custom patch maker in Texas. We are simple to work with; we have email and phone support. We follow your directions to make your custom patches.


Custom Patch Maker.

As a custom patch maker, Embroidered Patches is our primary item because we are a custom embroidery. We also supply Promotional Products. Nowadays advertising products are used by practically every service in the United States in addition to in Europe, Asia and Africa. The most common and popular products are Promotional Drinkware, Custom Tote  Bags, Logo Writing Instruments, Promotional USB Drives,  Custom Desk Accessories, Health Promotional  Items, Custom Calendars, Promotional Power Banks, and much more products out there. Decorated garments with embroidery services has benefits over all other marketing items.


Backing Options for Custom Patches

We make custom Velcro patches, big iron on patches, stitch on badges, stitch on motorcycle patches, and sew on name labels.

We provide numerous support and other choices for custom patches, custom iron on clothes labels, printed patches(dye sublimated patches), woven patches, PVC rubber patches or custom-made PVC badges, and custom-made leather patches.

Iron on patches are incredibly popular among our consumers here at Houston Embroidery Service. We develop beautiful custom patches with iron on backing. Large organizations utilize heat press machines to apply iron on patches. People and small company can merely utilize an iron to apply them. The second most popular support is Velcro. The J-hook side is stitched on the back of the patch. The loop side is sewn to the garment. This allows patches to be exchanged easily. Perfect for when two or more individuals use the very same uniform.


Iron On Backing for Custom Patches

It is a excellent and simple way to apply custom patches. All you require is a t-shirt heat-press device or, even a house iron. Place the custom patches on the shirt or hat, you have to cover it with a piece of thick (100%) cotton fabric to prevent burning. We send out instruction the best ways to apply. Whether you have small or large custom patches; iron on is a fantastic support. Sewing iron on patches is also possible. If you are stitching custom patches on caps, or stitching  (sewing )patches on vests, iron on backing option enables you to do that. All iron on patches are stitch on badges too. It does not have any problems. Following are advised emblems with iron on backing:

Embroidered letters-- One of the most popular methods to personalize and personalize shirts, caps, hats, golf bags, sports bags, knapsacks, and comparable products. Big iron on patches also excellent to decorate jackets.

Embroidery applique-- Everyone enjoys tablecloths, table covers, pillow covers, and cushions decorated with embroidery applique. Kids also put this product(patches) on their tshirts, denim jackets, towels, & school bags.

Custom iron on labels-- Small clothing business attach custom iron on labels to make a blank clothing article branded. This is the most convenient method to begin your own clothing line. There are a number of blank clothing providers who provide blank clothes at wholesale prices. Just purchase from them (patches) and put your iron on fabric labels; isn't incredibly easy?

Printed patches-- Dye sublimation printing method is now getting more & more attention from the industry's giants. Almost every clothes manufacturer is utilizing this printing method. It simple and affordable. We produce printed large iron on patches with a great border.

There is no support for stitch on motorcycle patches or sew on name labels; you need to utilize your sewing machine to attach stitch on motorcycle patches or sew on name labels due to the fact that they are large in size and you can not connected utilizing adhesive support.


Note: Iron on patches do not stick on 100% nylon, satin, and other comparable materials. Please do some testing prior to positioning an order.


Velcro Backing for Custom Patches

Custom Velcro patches can be woven or embroidered. The very best use of Velcro is custom Velcro name patches for sofas, groups, or physicians. Following  are a few typical & custom Velcro patches with the Velcro support(backing) to embellish clothes and apparel:

Velcro hat patches-- It is extremely simple & handy to use emblems on caps or hats using a small heat-press maker

Velcro patches for backpacks-- Student, especially  young students love to embellish their backpacks using symbols and stickers. They frequently change/replace their knapsacks look; Velcro support is a ideal and excellent for them.

Velcro patches for jackets-- There are thousands of bike clubs around the world, and countless motorcyclists. They all use specially designed jackets, specifically, leather coats and vest. They take part in many bike occasions or cyclist rallies; Velcro backing permits them to be all set for the next event without purchasing new jackets, but custom-made emblems with Velcro.  Firefighter Velcro patches and E.M.T. Velcro patch, & tactical Velcro badges also have their values.

Please make a note that custom Velcro patches can not be used as   sew on badges (patches).


Plastic Backing for Custom Patches

You require this support then if you need a nice and smooth appearance on the back of your symbols. Symbols with this support preserve their shape, after many washes and consistent use. They are sew on badges; it implies they are applied to the clothing utilizing a stitching maker. Keep in mind, you can not use these patches using iron because they are stitch on badges.


Button Loop for Custom Patches

Lots of people do not like to put a logo design on their shirts, completely. They should put an embroidered badge (patch) on their chest when they go to a trade convention (business event) or participate in a company occasion. The button loop is a terrific option for them. Emblems with a button loop  can likewise have iron on backing. Users can just hang their branded symbols to a shirt button. We can add a button loop to  sew on name labels,  custom Velcro patches, large iron on patches,  stitch on badges, and stitch on motorcycle patches. We can attach this loop to large or little iron on patches as an optional accessory.


Hot-Cut Edge also called Satin-Stitch Edge

Instead of the basic rounded edges, hot-cut symbols have sharp, detailed edges. Great for emblems with fine levels of detail and elaborate designs that really stand apart!

Advised for unusual shape; kiss-cut or custom-cut shape; we can not use Merrow-machine to do edges of a "star" shape logo design. We provide satin-stitch border at no extra cost. This is ideal for sew on name labels,  stitch on motorcycle patches,  custom Velcro patches, large iron on patches, and stitch on badges.


Overlocked Border also called Merrow Border

Overlocked border is the traditional and basic approach for fabric badges. We end up the embroidery then cut the symbols utilizing a pair of scissors. Then we do the border; it needs extra time, product, and labor. For that reason, we charge some extra fee for Merrowed border. Sew on name labels, stitch on motorcycle patches, stitch on badges, custom Velcro patches, and big iron on patches are suitable for merrow border.


Metallic Thread

Metallic threads are available in a few colors only; they forecast a lovely and attractive appearance. It is more costly  than rayon viscose or polyester thread.


Top-Quality Custom Iron On Patches

Houston Embroidery Service is the leader when you want high-quality custom iron on patches developed specifically for your company or company. We are proud to develop customized Iron On Patches for the uniforms of our Armed Forces and First Responders. We make a lot of Iron On Patches for Firefighters, Army, Police all over the United States, major Flight Crew members, Medical, Security companies, and great deals of work teams that require their own patches on workwear or sportwear (uniforms). And yes, it's constantly amazing when we get to create Iron On Patches for sports teams. We have worked with some of our favorites and see our patches every weekend on TELEVISION. Please contact us to talk about developing your Iron On Patches!


Iron On Patches and Velcro Patches

Here at Houston Embroidery Service you can use our patches in a number of different ways. Our company makes Embroidered Patches with industry’s standard backing methods like iron on and Velcro. We also offer plastic lamination backing, self-adhesive backing, button-loop, and other support and accessory choices. Our company is a full service custom spot business with years of experience. We've dealt with every industry and all sort of organizations and businesses. Contact us with your unique requirements for your Velcro Patches!


How We Process Your Orders for Custom iron On Patches

Following are our 6 easy actions to process an order for Custom Patches:

Action 1. A buyer sends their logo art work; discussed the needed amount, size, support alternative (Velcro or Iron on), and other information for an estimate.

Step 2. We digitize/design * the logo design and send back a virtual evidence, and the estimate. We likewise discuss the shipment time.

Step 3. The buyer approves the given estimate and makes the complete payment in advance.

Step 4. We produce a sample for the last approval; we send a type with an image of the pre-production sample.

Step 5. The buyer signs the approval kind and returns to us.

Step 6. We run the production and dispatch the order in the provided time; we use DHL that takes 3-4 days to provide in the US.


Quality Control Department

We offer embroidery services and have actually experienced staff who control the quality of our Custom Patches. We are a customized embroidery;  therefore, our quality controllers(QC Dept.)are experienced embroiderers with substantial experience in the custom-made embroidery industry.

Our QCs check style information, describes, fill locations, and the other side of the Custom Patches to ensure the bobbin thread settings (the bobbin thread setting plays an important part).

The following are NINE (9) steps our QCs follow:

1. Inspect size; use a ruler to determine the finished size of the completed patches.

2. Read all the text/letters in a logo design and match it with its original logo design artwork.

3. Examine the tightening concerns, using the material stabilizer, and thread trimming.

4. Make sure the backing (Velcro/Iron on) is according to the instructions and applied correctly.

5. Ensure the border or edge type (we have two options Hot-Cut and Merrow), and the color is according to the instructions.

6. Count the ended up Custom Patches thoroughly; we send out 3-5% extra Custom Patches.

7. Make sure the quality of all the Custom Patches is 100%; we do not send any single custom spot with any little issues.

8. Guarantee the packaging is clean and great; we make little packages utilizing the bobbin thread. We don’t use rubber bands; rubber melts, and it might destroy some/all the finished patches in a bundle.

9. Re-do all above-written steps two times for each order. Print the list with every order and utilize a pencil to mark each action.


Free Pantone Color Matching

Why is PMS matching important? Shades of the colors on a screen always various than the ones on the PMS * color book; matching PMS book colors with on-screen colors does not work. The only method to match the colors exactly, 100%, is using a printed PMS color chart (PMS book). If you are using a PDF PMS color book, you are accepting the distinction in colors, slightly. To avoid this difference, all embroidery services use PMS.

We match any thread or material colors with the offered PMS color codes for free. It assists our clients to order the precise thread or fabric colors they require for a task. For background material, we utilize Dye Sublimation technique to match the required Pantone color. We do our best to match each color as close as possible but remember that Pantone(PMS) has more than 3,000 thread colors. Madeira Germany (the biggest embroidery thread brand) has around 500 thread colors. There is one thread color for six Pantone colors.


Stitch-count Based Prices

Unlike other embroidery services, we use the stitch-count based rates method. It makes lots of sense when you use "pay as you go" prices calculator. Size based rates are, sometimes, excessive for an easy logo. The variety of stitches differs logo design to logo; a 3" round logo with 100% covered with stitches may have 15,000 to 25,000 stitches.

How do our competitors (the other custom embroidery companies) determine the expense? Do you think they would base the cost on 15,000 stitches?

Absolutely NOT! They always base their prices on the greater stitch-count.

Right unfair for you? If so, stop being charged unjustly, TODAY!


An American Company with Overseas Manufacturing

We are a registered LLC business in the state of Texas. We get our payments in our domestic checking account; we get the traditional bank checks in addition to the contemporary eChecks.

Only the US company can receive a bank check; if you wish to check a business's origin, provide them a bank check. We also accept charge card payments; specifically, American Express; this is a regional charge card company that is declined outside the United States, typically.

Doing business with a TRUE American business suggests supporting the regional economy.


Satisfaction is ACTUALLY Guaranteed Here!

We get composed approval for each custom embroidery order for Custom Patches; we request our consumers to sign the approval kind by hand. We specify all the details, Pantone / Madeira colors codes, and attach an image of the (pre-production) sample. When we fail to make exactly the very same final patches, we re-do the whole / partial order. We likewise provide our installment plan or a full/partial refund. This is our first concern to please each and every consumer. We do not have any single unhappy client. We are in the business because 2008!


Custom Patches No Minimum

Yes, this is 100% true!

You are at the right location if you need just one customized embroidered patch for your individual use. We take orders for Custom Patches No Minimum!

Houston Embroidery Services has its one embroidery machines; that is the reason we are able to use our client the versatility to purchase Custom Patches No Minimum. Here at Houston Embroidery Service, you can one, 5 or ten patches for your own need.


All Threads and Material Are Available Here!

Thread Type: Glow-in-the-Dark,  Smooth Metallic (standard),  Twisted Metallic, Neon / Polyester with high  shine, Fire resistant, & others.

Other Options: Reflective product,  Fire resistant fabric,  Real Leather,  Felt,

Rhinestones, and other decorative alternatives.

Please simply let us understand exactly what you require; we will do our best to produce special custom-made iron on patches for you!


Free Design Setup for Custom Patches

Converting an art file (a logo image) to an embroidery file(.emb) called embroidery digitizing. We don’t charge to digitize logo designs for embroidery patches. The real value for this work is around $30 for a small logo design and $150 for a coat back(jacket back) logo design, however we do it for free!

Yes, it is true! We are not joking.

Please position an order for Custom Patches and see what we do.


Free Artwork Modification

All logo designs are not good to be used as embroidery logos; some designs have too many small details, lays out, letters, & gradient effects. These types of logo designs are not "embroidery-friendly" We simply logos to make them "embroidery-friendly".


Custom Patches are Shipped by DHL/FedEx

Unlike our competitors, we constantly utilize FedEx and DHL to deliver our Custom Patches to our customers in the United States, Canada, the UK, Australia, Germany, France, and other countries. We don’t charge any single cent for the express shipping. DHL/FedEx provides in 3-4 days in the US, Canada, Japan, Australia, & the countries located in Western Europe. The shipment time is around a week for E. Europe, (South) Korea, and other nations.

Please make a note that we arn’t responsible for any import tasks or taxes imposed by your customs department or main cleaning companies.


Price Quotes with Real Samples Photos *.

We digitize all logo designs and then materialize samples for each patch estimate. We don’t charge for producing a real sample for an order of Custom Patches (Printed patches or Embroidered patches).

* We require a proof of your company name and address. You can supply one of the following documents to validate your service name and address:.

Company registration certificate,.

An utility expense shows your service name and address,.

A credit card expense shows your business name and address,.

A letter from the IRS shows your organisation name and address,.

Or any main file that shows your organisation name and address.


Turn-around Time.

Our routine turnaround is:.

10-12 service days for approximately 500  patches  with (approximately) 20K stitches.

20-25 service days for 1,000 to 3,000 patches with up to 20K stitches.

35-45 company days for 4000 to 10,000 patches with up to 20K stitches.


Rush 4-5-day turn-around at 50% additional cost for up to 200 patches with up to 20K stitches.

Super Rush 2-3-day turnaround at 100% extra cost for as much as 200 patches with as much as 20K stitches.

* The above mentioned turn-around time is computed after getting your signed approval.


* We utilize DHL that takes 3-4 days to deliver; often, they take more than 3-4 days.