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Apply patch: a creative and easy way to customize your objects - Women Tips

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With the wave of the "do it yourself" craft has gained more and more followers. There are several techniques that can be used by craftsmen to produce a custom material as the taste of the clientele.

Among the various methods, one that has gained a lot of attention is called Apply patch, thanks to its simplicity and the beautiful effect produced.

According to Vivian Pomim, author of the blog specialized "My Way, Embroidery in Patch Apply", the technique is to use fabrics for decorating fabrics.

Important differentiate apply patch, which in literal translation would be something like 'patch applied', patchwork and quilt art.

According to Vivian, apply the patch is not necessary to use sewing machine and the workpiece is worked manually.

"The Patchwork will always need sewing machine to mend the fabric pieces. But the quilt is one contour made by sewing machine around the finished part. It serves to join the layers of fabric, acrylic blanket and lining, "says the artisan.

See the following video demonstration of the patch apply being done:

Where to use the technique

The expert also reveals that all tissue eligible to receive iron and be buttonhole can be used to apply the patch.

Vivian exemplifies the most common objects in which the technique is used and adds "The limit is your creativity."

  • Pillow covers;
  • Towels lard and face;
  • shirts;
  • Children clothes;
  • Napkin;
  • Tablecloths;
  • Cloth diapers;
  • Curtains.

How to Apply patch step-by-step

The technique is very simple, just only patience, goodwill and kindness in the tissue tract and appliques.

You must have a design template preferably combines with tissues, mount the drawing after you paste it into the piece and finally caseia up everything.

"To do a basic Apply patch, you need fabric various prints, fusible paper, needle, thread, iron and creativity. First, you should make a drawing in fusible paper; done it, it is passed iron over the fabric with the paper. Once bonded, the fabric is cut and sewn buttonhole, which must be directly applied. Then just casear and enjoy your job done "concludes.

The video below shows the step by step of the fabric decoration with technical Apply patch:

Also according to Vivian, the molds are essential for the technique to work, they help in time to transfer the risk for fusible. If the person is good designer, herself can make the molds themselves, making them even more custom parts.

Necessary materials

Vivian made a list of basic items for those who want to start in the art of applying patch:

  • printed fabrics of cotton 100%
  • Iron Dry
  • Term paper sticky (I use the national think easier)
  • Template with design
  • 6B pencil (or any other, to transfer the risk for thermocolante)
  • Line casear (skein)
  • Needle (may be a semi tip)
  • Scissors
  • Fabric to apply the design

Check out some cool mold ideas to make the Apply patch:

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Photo: Playback / Patchwork Grace

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Photo: Playback / Big All Crafts

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Photo: Reproduction / Art Craft Pink

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Photo: Playback / Tezokuri Arts

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Advantages of Apply patch

One of the great advantages of the applique patch is that it requires no sewing machine. Another issue that makes it much easier is the fact that dry goods have several ready-made parts, requiring only apply them.

The practice makes perfect and this is the first Vivian gold tip for those who want to not only apply the patch but any other craft at home. "With practice began to develop more ideas and get the feel of it," he reflects.

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