Applique is a technique in which pieces of fabric or pre-cut and stitched designs are sewn onto a foundation garment or piece of fabric to create designs and lettering. It is a wonderful way to add your favorite fabrics and patterns to your embroidery. Appliques are often used where you want large letters to stand out prominently, such as Greek lettering on jackets and sweatshirts.
Imagination provides a wide array of applique shapes and sizes and can custom make appliques upon request.
Any shape – such as capsule, circle, oval, shield, star, square.
Various letters – Greek, Pro Block, Team, Varsity
Letters with Bars – Arch flag, banner, Flag, plain bar, round scroll
Many backgrounds and layouts – connected, cloud, arc, arch, double bridge.
Embroidery is the craft of decorating fabric or other materials using a needle to apply thread or yarn. Embroidery may also incorporate other materials such as pearls, beads, quills, and sequins.
A heat press is a machine engineered to imprint a design or graphic on a substrate, such as a t-shirt, with the application of heat and pressure for a preset period of time. The most common types of heat press employ a flat platen to apply heat and pressure to the substrate.
Appliqué is ornamental needlework in which pieces of fabric in different shapes and patterns are sewn or stuck onto a larger piece to form a picture or pattern. It is commonly used as decoration, especially on garments.
Screen printing is a printing technique whereby a mesh is used to transfer ink onto a substrate, except in areas made impermeable to the ink by a blocking stencil.
An embroidered patch, also known as a cloth badge, is a piece of embroidery which is created by using a fabric backing and thread. Embroidered patches can be attached with a pin, sewn on, or affixed with more modern methods such as iron-on, dryer heat-activated adhesive, and Velcro backing.
A rhinestone, paste or diamante is a diamond simulation originally made from rock crystal but since the 19th century from crystal glass or polymers such as acrylic.