How to Sew on Cub Scout Patches the Easy Way
This sewing technique for attaching patches to Cub Scout uniforms is super quick! My parents’ guide to Cub Scout patch placement is the most popular article on my blog.
Have Someone Sew for You
Some people will sew patches on for you; one woman I met at a Cub Scout day camp charges $1 per patch, while another person I used charged $5 per patch, and I didn’t use her again because I was in a hurry.
Use a Sewing Machine
If you have a sewing machine, you can machine sew the Cub Scout badges, but I prefer to hand sew them because of the following issues: Patches would be crooked, and needles would almost break as I tried to push them through the thick edge.
Easy Method to Hand Sew Patches
If your pack number is more than one digit, sew the patches together first, then sew the one big patch on. Bonus tip: If your pack number is more than one digit, sew the patches together first, then sew the one big patch on.
Where do the patches go on a Cub Scout uniform?
Patches or badges can be worn in four places on a Cub Scout uniform.
- The Cub Scout shirt’s left sleeve. The Cub Scout shirt’s right sleeve. The Cub Scout shirt’s left pocket. The Cub Scout shirt’s right pocket.
How do you sew patches on a uniform?
Sewing a Patch on a Sleeve (method 3 of 3)
- With a seam ripper, remove any patches that need to be replaced.
- Iron your garment.
- Place the patch in the proper location.
- Sew your patch onto your uniform slowly.
- Seal your thread with a knot or on the machine.
How do you put on Girl Scout patches?
Sewing on Girl Scout Badges by Hand Lay them out on the sash or vest first, making a few guidelines with chalk if necessary. Attach each badge with a simple straight stitch. The line where the badge fabric meets the border is usually the easiest to sew.
What do you do with Cub Scout patches?
Patches Can Be Worn in a Variety of Ways
- Brag Vests u2013 Many boys have a “brag vest” that they wear over their uniforms.
- Sashes u2013 This is a great idea!
- Patch Jackets u2013 I saw a man and his two sons wearing patch jackets similar to this one at our Council office.
Is it better to sew or iron on a patch?
Sew on patches are also great because they give the garment on which the patch is attached more flexibility. For example, if you don’t want your patch to be stiff, you can have the iron on backing removed and the patch can flow a little with the fabric once it’s sewn on.
What do you sew patches on?
Patches can be worn on just about anything, including jeans, jackets, T-shirts, sweatshirts, sneakers, bags, and even phone cases, and they can make you look anything from stylish and elegant to rebellious and bold!
How do you put patches on without sewing?
Even if the patch isn’t iron-on, you might be able to attach it to your jacket without sewing if you use fabric glue. Most fabric glue is a simple application; apply it to the back of the patch and then stick it to the jacket.
What kind of needle do you use to sew patches?
Tips for Sewing Uniform Patches: On your sewing machine, use a larger sewing needle u2013 one designed for heavy-weight fabrics, such as a 90/14.
Where do I sew Ippt badges?
Tabs are worn centered to the shoulder board, 1cm below the left shoulder seam, with the second tab immediately below the first. The IPPT badge is worn 0.5 cm below and centred to the Marksmanship, Sniper Marksmanship, or Fitness Specialist badge, if any.
How do you put Girl Scout patches on without sewing?
Glue. If you’re not planning on washing or handling the vest, sash, or tunic much, simply glue the badges on. Some people prefer to use hot glue guns, but fabric glue gives you better and more permanent results. This works well if you’re not planning on washing or handling the vest, sash, or tunic much.
Is there a Girl Scout badge for sewing?
Sew Much Fun Studios can help you earn your Girl Scout Sewing badge by making swaps for your troop, tote bags, aprons, and any other project you can think of! You can learn to sew while earning your badge and having fun at the same time.
How can you tell if Girl Scout patches are iron on?
Some patches have a plastic backing and are not iron-on; the best way to tell is to look at the edges; an iron-on patch will have the shiny material extend all the way to the edges, whereas a patch with plastic backing will not.