We haven’t posted a patch entry in a while (To see previous posts, click here) This political patch, made from a screenprint, says “I’m not disturbing the peace. I’m disturbing the war.” If you want to learn how to do DIY patches check out this tutorial. When you are done making your patches, send us […]
It’s been a while since we’ve posted patches…
Some jacket vest upgrades. So simple!
Pictures of patches. Crust punk style!
Patches are an easy way to change the appearance of clothing, and if you have the iron-on kind it doesn’t even require any sewing; though some people find sewing it helps make it more secure. If you’re going to sew a patch, the kind of thread that is best to use depends on the thickness […]
I see lots of people wearing pants with patches. It’s a good way to keep pants lasting longer by covering holes, making them warmer by adding an extra layer, or making plain pants less boring looking. Music related patches are common, as are political ones. This one combines popular culture with an anti-racist message. This […]
Jacket patches are popular, and being in Canada they’re a way to brighten up a plain article of clothing which covers up everything else you’re wearing. This person added buttons and spikes as well as patches. Awesome DIY! I really like the juxtaposition of the baphomet with the cat textiles. I like the uneven sewing […]
One of the most common types of patches are band patches. This is a patch I made for the Legends of Synthpop tour. It was done last minute using a font from Dafont.com and I was wearing a work shirt, so I decided to just pin it to a dollar store tie. Another great band. […]
This shirt incorporates multiple looks into one! What you need – Shirt – Bits from another shirt or fabric – Pins – Needle – Thread – Ruler (optional) How to do it – Cut the neckline really wide, cut down the sides up to the armpit, and hem the cut edges – If you’re adding […]
A sewing kit is a handy thing for anyone who is into upcycling. I made my sewing kit by cutting off a pocket from a pair of pants. With multiple pockets, I can keep my scissors and stitch ripper separate from my zippers and random stuff, and there’s lots of room in the main pocket […]