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Embroidery patches are the pieces of art created by applying thread and needle on fabric like cotton, wool and linen. These are mainly used as an ID tools in any uniformed workforce like military. But today embroidery are used in many other things like sports team, to recognize any specific organization of private as well as public sector, space agencies etc. They are also used as a logo to promote different organization and identification of different groups, music bands, educational institute or clubs. In this era of advertising using handicraft stick as a logo, is the most innovative and distinctive.

DIY Craft Essential #1: Washi tape

You'd be surprised at how many things you can do, and how many tutorials out there are obsessed, with washi tape. The versatile paper tape with adorable designs makes great wall decor, paper crafts or can even spruce up your furniture.

DIY Craft Essential #2: Needle nose pliers

This tiny tool is great for small projects. "This is not only your go­-to tool for opening and closing jump rings, bending wire, and securing crimp beads and ribbon ends, but pliers are also great for cutting through jewelry chain and wire," said Morin.

Now days there are many companies offer variety and innovating designs of needlework at affordable cost, which helps you to customize your identity according to you. The range of embroidered patches offered these days include:

1. Military patches

2. Martial Art patches

3. Cartoon patches

4. Logo patches

5. Sports patches

6. Flag patches

7. Banner patches

DIY Craft Essential #3: X-acto knife

If you love stationary crafts, jewelry crafts or any delicate work -- you'll need a proper cutting tool. Not all scissors can do the job. "Remember first using scissors and cutting along the dotted lines in grade school?" Morin asked. "Hopefully, you’re attempting more challenging crafts as an adults."

DIY Craft Essential #4: Spray paint

Acrylic paints are also great for any DIY starter kit. However, if you're looking for a perfect, seamless finish on your furniture, art and home decor -- make some space to spray. It doesn't hurt to keep some cans in your favorite colors (as long as you store them properly).

Earlier embroidered stick was the handmade product which was designed manually by using different kind of needle and fibers. But advancement in the technology digitalized the things and now mechanical methods are used to produce better quality products. Machines give the handicraft patches a fine and clean edges.

How to care your embroidery patches?

When you are not aware of the materials used to create your handicraft then go for dry cleaning because dry cleaners have sense of fiber and they wash accordingly. Or in the case your sticks are sensitive and of high monetary value then you can also take suggestions of qualified textile conservator.

If you have chosen to go for a hand washing for your stick then make sure you are not using hard water and iron bacteria is not present in your water. First, get the water distilled, you are using to wash your fabric.

To hand wash you fabric, fill a clean tub with cold and distilled water but be sure that you tub is free from cleaning agents. You can use a gentle and pure liquid detergent which must be free from dyes and perfumes. We use liquid detergent because it will easily scatter in the water and deposit less on the fabric.

Now put the piece of Custom stick in the water slowly and be certain that entire piece gets wet. Let the piece to stay in water for 10 to 15 min and then keep washing the piece with fresh water till the patch become soap free.

Custom embroidery patches are either embedded on the uniform or the dress or manufacture in the form of batches. Batches can be separately attached to the dress or can be sewed in the required piece of cloth like T shift. You can also stick embodied on your personal cloths to replicate your style and uniqueness. Wearing such dresses and attending any special occasion is definitely going to improve your image and additionally will make that particular occasion very special from every aspect.

DIY Craft Essential #5: Painter's tape

Painter's tape is "perfect for for attempting the c​olor block trend," said Morin. Plus, you'll need something to keep your projects neat and tidy, no matter what type of paints you use.

DIY Craft Essential #6: Hot glue gun

There are some tools that are too functional not to have. "This is one DIY workhorse tool you shouldn't do without," said Morin. Hot melt glue works on a variety of materials.
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