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A collection of different embroidered patches to use as inspiration for your next design.

9 Embroidered Patch Ideas to Inspire Your Next Design

We've created hundreds of thousands of custom patches for our clients to promote their businesses, sell in their stores and shops, or express their creativity.

Embroidered patches and their textured finish lend themselves fantastically to almost any genre, as our clients consistently prove with their fantastic designs - some of which we're showcasing in this blog.

If you've always wanted to create your own embroidered patches but are stuck for ideas, check out these nine embroidered patch ideas to ignite your creativity and inspire your next product.

Two Taylor Swift love heart patches, an embroidered guitar patch and the outline of Bob Marley's head.

Singers & Music Patches

Music and band patches are a time-honoured tradition for fans to sew to their denim jackets or backpacks. Whether they are fans of Taylor Swift, Bob Marley, or Iron Maiden, music enthusiasts love an embroidered patch.

A collection of brightly coloured outdoor hiking and walking patches to commemorate trails around the UK.

The Outdoors & Nature Patches

Nature-themed patches are a hit with outdoor enthusiasts. They can feature anything from majestic wildlife to hiking and walking designs to commemorate conquering challenging trails. Whole businesses have been built around nature embroidered patches like our friends at Conquer the Lake District.

A collection of embroidered patches that feature the illustrations of our clients at Made by Cooper.

Illustrations & Drawings Patches

Have you ever wanted to see your illustrations and drawings brought to life in a different medium? Embroidered patches are the perfect way to bring your designs into the tangible world.

A collection of embroidered patches that feature a blue tit, a french bulldog, a dolphin and a weird sleeping gnu type thing.

Animals & Pets Patches

Animal patches, like cats or dogs, are perennial favourites for animal lovers. They're a charming way to show your love for furry friends. These embroidered patch ideas can add a playful touch to any garment or accessory.

Three embroidered patches that display motivational quotes and sayings.

Quotes & Sayings Patches

Motivational quotes or words can be embroidered to inspire people daily and serve as a constant reminder of positivity and resilience. These patches can be a meaningful addition to your backpack, jacket, or workspace.

Three embroidered patches representing local sports clubs and teams.

Sports & Teams Patches

Custom patch designs can represent sports and teams, showcasing your passion and dedication to a particular club or organisation. Whether it's football, rugby, or even curling, there's a patch for every sports enthusiast.

A motorcycle top rocker that says

Motorcycle Clubs & Biker Patches

Biker patches are the quintessential custom embroidered products. With a history spanning more than 100 years, motorcycle club patches are the oldest patch genre in our blog.

A small collection of typographical embroidered patches that say Game Over, Dancer, Doctor, and Eleven.

Fonts & Typography Patches

Monogrammed and name patches add a personal touch to any garment or accessory. They can feature initials, full names, or even special dates. These patches are a classic way to make a statement about your company name.

A couple of retro embroidered patches that embody the 80s and 90s.

Retro Embroidered Patches

Vintage or retro designs can give a nostalgic feel to modern apparel. They're a fun way to pay homage to past eras and trends. Retro-embroidered patches are making a comeback as a fashion trend.

Key Takeaways: Stitch Your Story

Embroidered patches are a fun and creative way to express your personality, see your designs in a different medium or promote your brand. They allow you to tell your story in a unique and colourful way.

If these fantastic embroidered patches (all designed by our clients and made by us) have inspired you to create your own, contact us today, and we'll get the ball rolling using our FREE design service.

Made by Cooper
25 June 2024

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