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WonderMonkey 09-02-13 07:19 PM

Making Medal Or Patch For Event
 
I created an event for my friends and I (and anybody that wants to join in) that leaves from my house in Ohio and crosses into Kentucky and ends up at a large German restaurant (Hofbräuhaus) in Newport. It will be 100 miles in distance. I'd like to make it a yearly thing and would like to design a patch, sticker, medal, etc. for it. Anybody have any experience on where to get a patch or medal made once a design has been .... designed? I'd probably want 10-15 of them made.

DX-MAN 09-02-13 10:14 PM

BING is your friend.

Camilo 09-03-13 12:23 AM

Look for embroidery shops, or award shops and such in your town. They're very common. They can make anything you want, especially if you have a graphics file of exactly what you want. Of course, quantity is king as far as price ea. goes, but there's no problem getting something done.

WonderMonkey 09-03-13 06:59 AM

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Originally Posted by DX-MAN (Post 16025012)
BING is your friend.

Yes, thanks. Personal experience is always good though. I know what bing, google, etc. are.

WonderMonkey 09-03-13 07:00 AM

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Originally Posted by Camilo (Post 16025198)
Look for embroidery shops, or award shops and such in your town. They're very common. They can make anything you want, especially if you have a graphics file of exactly what you want. Of course, quantity is king as far as price ea. goes, but there's no problem getting something done.

Good thinking on embroidery shops. I'll have to come up with a design now which I think will be the toughest part.

Camilo 09-03-13 05:29 PM

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Originally Posted by WonderMonkey (Post 16025613)
Good thinking on embroidery shops. I'll have to come up with a design now which I think will be the toughest part.

Another place to look if you want something like a bumper sticker or commemorative decal is a sign shop. Key words for searching are embroidery, awards, promotion, etc.

We've had patches, embroidered caps and hats, bumper stickers, engraved metal items, water bottles, etc. etc. done. When you call around ask what form they want the art in. Usually the common graphics files are fine, and once you have that, they can produce items very quickly.

WonderMonkey 09-03-13 05:44 PM

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Originally Posted by Camilo (Post 16028072)
Another place to look if you want something like a bumper sticker or commemorative decal is a sign shop. Key words for searching are embroidery, awards, promotion, etc.

We've had patches, embroidered caps and hats, bumper stickers, engraved metal items, water bottles, etc. etc. done. When you call around ask what form they want the art in. Usually the common graphics files are fine, and once you have that, they can produce items very quickly.

Thanks, appreciate it.

Artkansas 09-03-13 08:41 PM

You might check out this place

Gauntlet Awards They are in Vandalia.

tagaproject6 09-04-13 08:51 AM

Look into challenge coins as well.

WonderMonkey 09-04-13 08:59 AM

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Originally Posted by tagaproject6 (Post 16029818)
Look into challenge coins as well.

Good idea! I have a collection of those that I'm proud of from the military.

tagaproject6 09-04-13 09:04 AM

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Originally Posted by WonderMonkey (Post 16029857)
Good idea! I have a collection of those that I'm proud of from the military.

If you still have friends that are stationed in South Korea, you can get them pretty inexpensively.


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