HOW TO MAKE & APPLY IRON ON PATCHES
Inside: The simplest DIY for how to make iron on the patch.
Does anyone else like embroidered patch trends? I am fascinated! I like being able to add special flavors to clothes, shoes, and even school snack bags. These DIY custom ironing patches are the perfect project to show your personal style.
If you’re anything like me sitting down and learning how to perfectly embroider sounds like a struggle. I totally admire everyone like Jenny Hart who created fine embroidery art. She is very talented! However, not all of us can have that super talent, so I created a simplified version of a DIY custom soldering iron that anyone can make. And I’m going to show you how to do it, step-by-step.
To make these DIY iron-on embroidered patches you will need a few supplies:
- Red and Pink Colored Felt
- Black Colored Felt
- White Embroidery Floss
- Wonder Under Fusible Web
- First, you will create a template. I simply drew the shape of the lips I wanted to create. You can also find the contour of your lips online and print it as a template.
- Next, create a black background. This gives it the illusion of depth.
- Then cut the lip pieces from your favorite lip shade.
- Take your embroidery thread and need and use a chain stitch to create highlights on the lips. This gives that fun embroidered look without having to be a professional seamstress.
- Last, cut a small piece of Wonder Under to fit the shape of your DIY patch and iron that on. Make sure to follow the directions on the Wonder Under packaging. It is super easy and makes any fabric iron-on!
- Peel off the back of the Wonder Under and you have created your own DIY iron-on embroidered patches.
- The custom patch & clothing
- A light towel
- An iron & hard surface
- Start by laying out the clothing and placing the patch on top of the article in the position you’d like it to be in.
- With the iron heated to medium without any steam option on, gently iron on the patch for about 10 seconds. This will activate the glue.
- Carefully, turn the bag, or clothing inside out and place the towel on top of the patched area. Place the iron in place for 20-30 seconds.
- Allow cooling before touching or moving.
- Print the patch you designed graphically on the iron plate on the paper, or put your own DIY patch directly on the iron on the paper with a black pencil sharpener.
- Use paint to color each patch to complete the design.
- Follow the packaging instructions, cut each patch in an interesting DIY shape, and then iron it on the bag or clothes.
- Now that you have your own DIY ironing embroidery patch, please check out these other cool and colorful accessories DIY, you can add these accessories for more fun and fresh style!
- Colorful Tassel Necklace DIY
- Fruity No-Sew Sunglass Case
- Embroidered Kicks
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