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Old 06-16-18, 08:57 AM
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Anyone sew patches on their cycling jerseys?

Hey all

I want to sew some patches on my cycling jersey, not sure if its good to do ? Has anyone done it ?
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Old 06-16-18, 08:59 AM
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No...but what kind of patches are you talking about. Do you mean like the jersey is ripped or torn and you want to use a patch to repair it, or do you mean you want to sew some kind of decal on it to advertise something or other?
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Old 06-16-18, 07:52 PM
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We tried sewing a few charity ride souvenir patches by hand, but the patch is too thick and hard to sew by hand. A lady at work did a few for me on a professional sewing machine. I'm retired now, but still had a stack of charity ride patches. I talked to the local dry cleaners who also do alterations and repairs. We arrived at a price of $5 each if I safety pinned them in place for location. 10 for $50 sounds like a lot, but better than just having them lay around. I have accumulated another stack since then, so its time to go back to them. Worth a try. One thing, the lady at work was able to sew them on the Jersey pockets, but the cleaners would only do chest and shoulders. Some patches have adhesive backing activated by heat, like an iron. I was afraid of melting the jersey's synthetic material.

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Speedy stitcher loaded with fine thread. Works the treat by hand, nothing else comes close for tough materials.
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Old 06-18-18, 09:51 AM
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thanx for the info guys , just wanted to sew a flag logo on my jersey.
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Old 06-18-18, 10:41 AM
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Patches? Patches?!

We don't need no stinking patches!
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Have them collected on a Backpack from my international travels ,
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No, but if I did I would have it done at an alterations shop.
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Old 06-19-18, 07:37 AM
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Back when I was a teenager I had a large collection of various patches. My mom made a quilt out of them by sewing them to fabric blocks and then sewing them together.
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I have an old wool jersey with my League of American Wheelman patch I sewed on right after college.. Sewing works OK unless you are really stretching the material. It might not work on Lycra. I did not stretch it back then, but now I do not even think of wearing that jersey. Things shrink as you age...
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