Cloth Patches vs Embroidered Patches
Cloth patches and embroidered patches can be laser cut, circular, or square shaped. These are always seen in most garments or clothing. These are attached outside of the fabric to be seen by most people. Most of the time they are noticeable or conspicuous and they usually contain with emblems, written info or logos.
Cloth Patches have advanced or high definition logo and lettering edges. You only need cheaper material when making cloth patches but they are easy to make. They can easily be attached or sown to your clothing and without much effort. These are usually found in designer label clothes since they can easily be washed and dried without much effort. You also won’t have a hard time ironing them since they easily smooth out.
Embroidered Patches have 3-dimensional lift to the material. This is because of the kind of thread used for such patch. You also get to use various types of thread in just one patch. The threads used are a bit expensive but of good quality. Completing such patches need some needlework with it which can take longer. However, there are machines designed to lessen the length of time that you need to do patches. These patches need lots of preparation.
Difference between Cloth Patches and Embroidered Patches
Cloth Patches are thinner and lighter while embroidered patches are thicker and heavier. Cloth patches production can easily be made and done. As for embroidered patches, it takes time and the production can take longer. Cloth patches are commonly seen in designer label clothes or clothing labels while embroidered patches can be seen on most high rank officials or soldiers. Embroidered patches is not the perfect choice when it comes to specific resolution details while cloth patches can easily be made with very high resolution particulars. The cost of the two is also different since cloth patches are cheaper and economical while embroidered patches are expensive and impractical.
Embroidered patches and cloth patches are still important and play a role in labels and ranks. You can easily identify the cloths brand or what official that particular person is just on looking at their patches.