There are so many backings of custom patches for us to choose, such as iron on, velcro backing. Different backing has different functions and suitable for different fabrics or clothing. In order to understand our backing better, we are here to tell you how to choose the right backing of custom patches.


Iron On Backing for Custom Patches

Iron On Backing

The iron on backing is a quick and easy way to enclose to the patch to almost any material. At first, you need to put the patch on your clothes and use a thin wet towel to cover the patch. Then stay the iron for 15-30 seconds on the patch. When you use the iron on the patch, it will not last for a long time. The Iron On backing is suitable for casual occasions, but it can’t be used for any type of practice or training. Therefore, the iron on backing can be placed securely on the patch during the sewing process. If you want to use it for an active lifestyle, the iron on backing is not the best choice.


Velcro Backing for Custom Patches


The maximum size of our velcro backing is 4.5 inches. It is high quality and has a design of hook and loop. The velcro backing with a soft side that can be sewn to the clothes, another side with a hook can be sewn to the patch. If you want to change new patches or make some subtle changes, hook option is the best choice. But if there is no connector on the clothes, the double-sided velcro option can be chosen.


No Backing for Custom Patches


The patches of no backing are different in thickness or stiffness with backing patches. So, you can order no backing to sew them on clothes or other types of clothing. The back of the patch is bare and will not be backed up during the stitching process. The patch is very flexible and light.

Adhesive Backing for Custom Patches


The adhesive backing is easy to move, versatile and not as rugged as other backings, you can choose adhesive backing if you need to quickly select a fabric. The adhesive backing is very easy and convenient to use, and it is the most popular and familiar backing. Although the adhesive backing is your best choice, if you want to use it for a long time, it has its own drawbacks.


Plastic Backing for Custom Patches


The plastic backing gives you extra support for your tiles, which means they will retain their shape even if they are used continuously. The plastic backing increases the stiffness and support of the patch, keeping the patch flat over time.


If you have acknowledged about how to choose the backing of custom patches, and if you are interested in our custom patches, you can just contact us at 18888644755 or email us at for more details.

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