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British Entrepreneur Finds Creative Way to Promote Embroidered Patches British entrepreneur has found a way to save damaged clothing while promoting embroidered patches

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According to a news story appearing in the London Evening Standard couple of weeks ago, a creative British entrepreneur has found a way to save damaged clothing while promoting embroidered patches at the same time. Apparently, the woman in question pulled out a pair of her daughter's tights only to discover a moth had eaten a small hole in them over the summer. Because they were extremely valuable to her, both financially and personally, she decided they were worth saving. But she could not sew them without ruining the tights altogether. So, she used an embroidered patch with an iron-on backing to cover the unsightly hole. As it turns out, the repair looked so good when she finished that she decided to promote the idea as a viable way to preserve valuable clothing that needed only minor repairs. She began marketing embroidered patches and selling them to individual and retail customers. She was quickly followed by another businesswoman - a graphic designer with moth damage to her "woollies." Needless to say the idea has caught on in the UK like wildfire. People are now buying embroidered patches as much for their repair capabilities as for the beauty of the designs themselves. Not for Major Repairs Obviously, an embroidered patch won't be suitable for major repairs. But for covering up small holes, burn marks, and unsightly stains, an attractive patch might be just what you're looking for. Most modern patch makers use a heat-activated glue on the backing so there's no longer any need to use needle and thread unless you're mounting a patch to leather or vinyl. Otherwise, the glue adheres very nicely to most kinds of fabric. Since the idea has already proven itself marketable in the UK, this could be an open door for American patch sellers to reach a new demographic. Buying wholesale patches in quantity, then selling them in packages of five or six would be a great way to promote them as clothing repair items. All you need is someone with the creativity to come up with some appropriate themed sets (i.e. a set for children and another for military personnel) and there's a market just waiting to happen. There's a Still Room for Decoration One of the more interesting benefits to come out of this latest idea is the fact that people who would not normally use embroidered patches for decorative purposes are now doing so. In fact, there are clothing designers promoting the use of iron-on patches in creating "bespoke" items. These are pieces of clothing or accessories that are not necessarily damaged, but strategically decorated with attractive embroidered patches in order to make each one an individual piece. Producing such articles is a way to give consumers the satisfaction of knowing they are wearing a completely unique piece of clothing unlike with anyone else owns. And with the thousands of embroidered patches out there, there's virtually no limit to what designers can produce.


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British Entrepreneur Finds Creative Way to Promote Embroidered Patches  

British entrepreneur has found a way to save damaged clothing while promoting embroidered patches

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