What are the Advantages of Using a Velcro Type of Backing on Patches?

Posted by Signature Patches | January 23, 2012 at 5:44pm | Topic: Custom Patches

When creating custom patches for your employee uniforms, a lot of questions come to mind. One of the most important answers you will want to receive has to do with the benefits of Velcro backings. We’re here to let you know that there are plenty of reasons why you would to use Velcro to attach your custom patches to your employee’s shirts and jackets.

Here are a few things you’ll want to consider when choosing a backing option for your patches:


  • Velcro backings allow you to remove the patch for laundry. This is especially important if you have a large number of employee uniforms that get laundered each week.

  • Velcro backings come with both the hook side and soft side. The Velcro is sewed onto your patch (Hook side) with soft side both cut to shape of your design.

  • Velcro can come in a cut to shape design up to 4.5” in size. Anything larger will have to be in strips and will be quoted from our factory.


Velcro backings are a smart choice all the way around. Not only do they make the patches easy to move from one uniform to the next, they also protect garments from damage. If you want to stray away from the task of sewing or ironing on patches, you’ll definitely want to order Velcro backings on your custom patches.

Visit our website today to see the different styles of backings that we offer. Once you see one that you like, you can call 1-800-257-9664 toll-free or email info@signaturepatches.com and let us know.

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