Custom Patch Blog

Meet St. Florian, Patron Saint of Firefighters
Meet St. Florian, Patron Saint of Firefighters

It's not easy being a firefighter. Meet St. Florian, and find out why his cross is often mistakenly called "Maltese."

THE KIDS ARE ALL RIGHT
THE KIDS ARE ALL RIGHT

Despite quarantine rules, young learners are doing OK. With a little help.

Change:  The Only Constant There Is
Change: The Only Constant There Is

There really is only one constant thing in life -- change. Whether we like it or not.

Feel Free to Revise Your Patch Design
Feel Free to Revise Your Patch Design

When it comes to custom patches, revisions are a good thing. And they're free.

Reminiscing With a Swashbuckling Adventurer
Reminiscing With a Swashbuckling Adventurer

With travel restrictions easing and vaccinations becoming common, my lovely bride and I had the opportunity to travel to my hometown last week to visit my dad.

The Curious Tale of the Cats in the Night
The Curious Tale of the Cats in the Night

A tale of cats and screens and patches. A cat named for pasta, a mini-panther named Spot and one very long day.

Multi Function Or Single Purpose?
Multi Function Or Single Purpose?

When it comes to tools, there are basically two types: multitools and unitaskers. On the one hand, you have Leatherman tools, Swiss Army knives and Shopsmith woodworking machines. On the...

Sometimes A Whisper Works Better
Sometimes A Whisper Works Better

If you’re an occasional reader of this blog, you might have noticed we don’t usually beat you over the head with the obvious “BUY PATCHES HERE! NOW!” First...

WYSIWYG, Really? -- Be Sure with Pantone® Colors
WYSIWYG, Really? -- Be Sure with Pantone® Colors

WYSINAWYG! See that funny looking word? That’s a variation on a descriptive term that’s been around for three decades or so. You probably know it as: WYSIWYG. Pronounced...

Customer Service? Sew What?
Customer Service? Sew What?

Pop Quiz: What’s the secret to any successful business? The correct answer – Customer service. Without great customer service, you might prosper in the short term, but long range success...

Rage Against the (Broken) Caffeine Machine
Rage Against the (Broken) Caffeine Machine

We’ve had a bit of a crisis here at the office recently. The office coffee maker broke. Maybe that’s not a big deal where you work, and admittedly...

The Captain and Chenille
The Captain and Chenille

OK, we’re going back a few years on this one, my friends. All the way back to those halcyon days we all knew and loved – high school. Most of...