Custom Embroidered Patches

We design and make custom patches for every function, with multiple styles and attachment options to choose from. Whatever the reason for your custom patches we can help! We aim to please and our customer reviews prove it. We would be honored to help you create a custom patch that is uniquely you.

Custom Embroidered Patches

Here at Custom Challenge Coins, we offer a wide variety of custom embroidered patches for you to choose from. Our designers have a wealth of experience in creating custom patch designs with your vision in mind!

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Why Choose Embroidered Patches?

Custom embroidered patches started in 1800's and were first worn by higher ranking military officers in Britain. Patches soon became an effective way to signify rank, division and skill set in the armed forces. These days, embroidered patches are not only used in the military but also quickly became an accent in law enforcement, first responders, security officers, even the art & fashion industry. Here at Custom Challenge Coins, we offer different kinds of custom embroidered patches for our clients to choose from. You can order for a minimum quantity of 25 patches for the same design of your choice

Custom Embroidered Patches

Why Choose Embroidered Patches?

  • Embroidered patches are lightweight and highly durable
  • The embroidery process makes the life span of the fabric last longer compared to other forms of marking procedure.
  • It also has good resistance to multiple washing, making it a perfect choice for patches attached to uniforms.
  • Offers a wide variety of design choices: 3D foam, 3D stacked, Button loops, Glow in the Dark, etc.

Here are some of the customizations available for our custom embroidered patches.

#1 Different Base Fabric to Choose From

The base fabric or the background material is where the thread will be embroidered on. The most common type of base fabric is Twill. Felt and Velvet are often used for intricate images as they have great flexibility. 3M Reflective Mylar provides added visibility at night and is also available upon request.

#2 Multiple Types of Borders Available

  • Merrow Border - This type is available only for standard shaped patches and is characterized by having the edges sealed with an overlock stitch
  • Heat Cut - A type of border attained by cutting the edge of the design using a laser or hot knife to seal any loose thread from the fabric used. It works well with any shape.
  • Die Cut -Specifically suggested for felt and velvet materials, this type of border is characterized by using a die to cut the shape of the patch and achieve the design

#3 Various Attachment Options

Depending on the purpose of the patch, the backing or attachment will vary and should be determined on what works best. Here are the available attachments for your patches.

  • Standard / Sewn On
  • Iron On (Most Popular Choice)
  • Paper
  • Plastic
  • Adhesive
  • Velcro

#4 Embroidery Coverage Range

As our embroidered patches are highly customizable, the amount of thread used will depend on the design. The patch can be covered from 1% to 100% with thread. The designer can help you determine the best option for your project.

#5 Different Types of Threads

To get the most out of your patch design, we use Rayon thread which is fade-resistant and provides more durability compared to Polyester thread. There are also different types of threads for different needs of the patch project

  • Glow in the Dark Threads
  • Metallic Colors
  • Neon Colors

Badge Features

Custom Badges Plating Options
  • Polished Nickel
  • Polished Gold
  • Two Tone
Custom Badges Upgrade Options Custom Badges Backing Options
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Shipping + Returns

Once an order is sent to production the standard production and delivery turnaround time is 3 – 3.5 weeks. Our customer care team will advise you of specific timelines based on your custom order prior to order completion.
Yes! We do offer shipping to APO / FPO addresses at no extra charge to our service men and women for the 1st 100 of any product. After the first 100 product items we charge $0.24 per coin after that. Please keep in mind that shipping to an APO / FPO address will add 1-3 weeks to the order production and shipping timelines.
All sales on custom products are final. We do not have to provide a refund if you have changed your mind about a particular purchase, so please choose carefully. Many of our custom products are hand-made or involve hand processing and as a result will differ slightly from piece to piece and are not capable of matching the print 100%. Slight variations, as defined as aesthetic differences on 5% or less of any product are considered normal and therefore acceptable If the goods are faulty, please let us know within 7 days of receipt and we will meet our obligations under the applicable laws to rectify the situation.

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