Making patches that are embroidered are considered art and this piece of art has been around for many years now. This has been passed on to the present generation by our elders who love creativity and craftsmanship. These patches are full of color, shapes and lines which express life. It also expresses how one can be so creative in conceptualizing an idea and having to give life to it by artistically embroidering it on a piece of cloth. These embroidered patches are still significantly used nowadays in different ways.
Embroidered patches may be used for souvenirs
Most of us love to travel ad when we do, we want to bring home with us a piece of where we have been. Well, one particular item we can bring with us is a patch that has been embroidered patches. This patch may contain details which will remind us of the places we have visited. And since it is a patch we can sew it on our clothing or bags so it won’t easily get lost.
These patches may also be used as a souvenir for events and different activities. Let’s say you have school activities you may give patches to those who came and participated. The patches will serve as a token and reminder of the activity.
Embroidered patches may be used for identification
Another way for using patches that are embroidered is for identification. You can use this in schools where students from different grade levels may have different patches designed for them. Also if you have different clubs in school you may design a patch for each of these clubs. For example you may create a patch with musical notes for the glee club, a patch with a space rocket for the science club, numbers and formulas for the match club and a patch with different musical instruments for the school band.
These patches may also be used in offices and workplaces. Again depending on the department or group’s name you can create a patch that will identify which group a person belongs to without having to ask that individual.
Embroidered patches may be used for family projects
This is also a great activity for the family. Bonding at home is very important but you need to think of an activity that you can do as a whole. Well this is one of those things you may do. You may gather the family and at the beginning will talk about what designs you should make. Once you have a concept you may go ahead and start embroidering.
For young kids though you may give them tasks which do not require using scissors and the needles. You may ask them to help you sort out threads according to color. Or you may ask them to color your designs.
Embroidered patches may be used for school activities
If you are an art teacher and you cannot think of an activity to give in class try giving them patch embroidery as a school requirement. You may ask your students to create their own theme or you can give them one and let them work on it. You may also ask them to create a design which is in accordance to your school’s vision, mission and objectives.
Embroidered patches may be used for fund raising projects
In small communities where people are almost familiar with everybody making and selling patches that are embroidered can be used as a fund raising activity. This is a great idea for this type of event because since everybody know each other it is easier to dispose of the patches.