Apply Iron on Patches Correctly

After buying your ordinary relatively cheap clothing, you can improve their value by use of iron-on patches. The main challenge that many people face when it comes to iron-on patches is how to apply the patches. This makes many people shy away from buying these fashionable pieces of art.

As the name suggest, iron-on patches are applied on fabric by ironing. You iron the patches on the fabric. All you need to have for this simple task is an iron box, an ironing board, the iron-on patches to be applied, and the clothing you want to iron patches on. After you have gathered all the requirements, the next step would be to actually iron on the patches on your clothing or any other fabric. Lay out the clothing on the ironing board. Set the iron box to high cotton steam setting. This is a high temperature setting and it is the best since the patches are thick. Now place the patches where you want them to appear on the clothing and press with the hot iron. The hot iron helps melt the adhesive on the patches ensuring a strong bond between the patch and the clothing.

Although you can use iron-on patches on any type of clothing, cotton clothing is the best for this artwork. The main reason why cotton is the best for iron-on patches is its capability to withstand very hot iron boxes. Trying applying the patches on clothing with an aspect of nylon and you will end up melting the clothing. To avoid these losses always ensure that the clothing you want to iron patches on is made of cotton or a similar material.