How to Iron on Patches

How to Iron on Patches


How to Iron on Patches. Extend the life of your clothing by using
patches to cover worn or torn areas, or to embellish tired items and give them a fresh
new look. You will need Extend the life of your clothing
by using patches to cover worn or torn areas, or to embellish tired items and give them
a fresh new look. An iron-on patch Scissors A pillow case An
iron and ironing board and fabric and iron-on adhesive tape (optional). Step 1. Prepare your garment and the patch by ensuring
that both are clean and dust free. This will allow the patch to adhere more securely
to the clothing fabric. Step 2. Trim frayed areas around the hole or worn
area with the scissors. Leave a bit of fray around a hole for the
patch to adhere to. Use the hottest iron setting for heavy fabrics
such as canvas and denim and a lower setting for delicate fabrics. Step 3. Position the pillowcase over the area to be
patched and iron your garment through the pillowcase. Step 4. Align the patch with the hole or frayed area,
making sure it provides complete coverage. Position the pillowcase over the patch to
provide a buffer between the fabric and the iron to prevent scorching. Step 5. Iron the patch to your garment securely by
pressing down firmly and passing the iron over the area four or five times. Try making your own iron-on patches using
fabric and iron-on adhesive tape, which can be purchased at a fabric store. Step 6. Let your garment cool for at least an hour
without moving it. Once the glue adheres, the patch will be set. Did you know Did you know? Fashionable people in the 18th century adorned
themselves with facial patches to hide pox scars and other marks.

16 thoughts on “How to Iron on Patches

  1. Could you upload a version without the annoying background music? I can't make out what's been said

  2. This is a great video if you want to learn how to stick a flower on your pants and a bad video if you want to learn how to patch the inside of the crotch on your pants.

  3. Hello im looking for some help on these iron ons. My school gave me an iron on logo for a sweatshirt and i bought a cotton sweatshirt to do it. I put my iron on highest temperature without steam and tried to do it the way it ia explained. The problem is that the picture wont really stick to the sweater completely so i cant really peel off the white paper. Please help! Thanks

  4. how does the patch stick to a pair of pants? I have a small hole in the inner leg side. Will this patch work? how much of those should I buy?

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