Badges are a great way to customise a garment, whether it be a cap, a blazer or a shirt but should you consider whether they should or shouldn’t be overlocked. In order to make that decision, let us tell you have the production process and explain the various benefits.
In order to make this product, the fabric is first woven to your bespoke design on our high-tech looms before having a fusible backing added using a laminator. This sheet of fabric is then cut to the right size and shape. We then add an “overlocking”, which created by a binding group of stitches, that connect the top and bottom of the badge. In this way, the edge of the badge is protected, bulked up and looks great! Many people find a more bulky overlocked badge easier to sew onto a garment.
We can also follow your guidance as to whether you would like a contrasting or tonal overlock on your badge.
Laser Cut Badges
The fabric for Laser Cut badges is bespoke woven in the same way as for overlocked badges. The fabric is then laser cut to shape and during this process, the edge of the cut badge is sealed. This process is often used when the shape of the badge has acute corners, which would make it difficult to overlock. We are also able to supply badges with in-cuts in the body of the badge using this technique.