The proper way of Velcro sewing

We take the role of material technology seriously — not only of more impressionistic qualities of embroidered patches, in the way that they produce easy recognition of sports teams, clubs, and non-profit companies, but in the actual craft of our patches, too. We work to produce products that are made to last and made to be easily used. For us, this requires discriminating attention to the intimacies of the fabrics that are used and how they are used.

The whole thing looks a lot smarter from a strictly cosmetic level, ensuring that customers can wear the sewn patch with the pride that its attendant company or team deserves. Particularly within institutions without profit motives, this is something quite important to us. In patches that require a so-called “velcro” application mechanism, you will see a far more uniform and box-like pattern on the ‘hook’ (that is, the non-furry part of the fastening) side. This confers a more respectable, stylish impression to the embroidered patch overall, but it improves its sticking ability, too. Because the little hooks in the fabric are more evenly spaced around each other, this side of the hook and loop fastener will better grasp and hold the other: they will keep the fuzzy side more consistently.

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Mundi Plumarii guarantees that your embroidered patch (or, more likely, patches) will sit neatly and closely to the fabric they are being stuck upon. And it will also mean that the hook and loop fastener will stay this sticky for a more significant amount of time. And what’s more, the velcro will be a lot easier to clean and reinvigorate if you find that it has lost its stickiness: the gaps allow for a much less effortful cleaning process.

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Looking for Velcro backed custom embroidered patches? Contact us today. Fill up the form and get your patches within two weeks. Mundi Plumarii offers top quality, two-year warranty and free UK delivery.

Personalised Embroidered Patches for Ski/Snowboard Instructors

High-quality embroidered patches are not easy to make, yet Mundi Plumarii Foundation delivers top-quality embroidered badges with ease and on a regular basis. We are experienced and well established in this area of expertise.

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We are specialized in creating embroidered badges for ski instructors, snowboard instructors, other workers at ski resorts, and countless non-profit organizations all across the UK and Europe. Our patches are also used by the team members of Mountain Rescue Association. At Mundi Plumarii, we know our customers’ needs very well and account for the rough environment their winter jackets will be exposed to.

If you are in need of embroidered badges for your team in any sort of mountain-related trade, Mundi Plumarii Foundation is without a doubt the right place to order those. Final products can be at your doorstep as soon as within 2 weeks of submitting the initial order.
Aside from using the highest quality threads and techniques that enable them to guarantee satisfaction of our clients, we also work extremely fast and offer free shipping. In addition, we provide our clients with a sample patch only 7 days after the order was placed for the final confirmation before the entire batch production goes underway.

Choose Durable Patches

When choosing a set of embroidered patches it is important to select quality and durable ones. The last thing you want a patch to start falling apart as soon as it gets wet or the first time it hits the snow surface. At Mundi Plumarii Foundation, we have perfected their methods, which enables them to produce top-notch patches that are extremely durable and able to withstand the toughest winter conditions.
Our goal is to deliver patches that have a lifetime of the highest quality ski/snowboarding jackets, which are able to outstand the extra tough weather conditions such as moist and extremely low temperatures at the same time.

What Types of Patches Can You Order at Mundi Plumarii Foundation?

Whatever your needs, Mundi Plumarii got you covered as we offer a very wide range of embroidered patches for you to choose from. Here is a full list of embroidered products we able to produce:

* cartoon patches,
* logo patches and badges,
* insignia patches,
* custom sports badges,
* flag patches, and
* other personalized custom patches.

We are aware of clients’ wide range of needs, as such, we offer different types of patches according to the method of being placed on the jacket, a flag or other fabrics or surfaces:

* plastic backing,
* self-adhesive,
* iron on,
* velcro/generic – hook and loop, and of course
* sew on.

It is important to let us know what type of patches are you in need of and how do you plan on placing them on your jackets, flags, or other team gear.

Are You Ready to Order?

The winter will be here before we know it and now might be the best time to place your order. To make things as easy for you as possible, we decided to write down the exact process of ordering your patches so you’ll know what should you have ready and prepared beforehand.

In order to get any type of the above-listed embroidered patches or any other unique pieces of embroideries, you will need to provide the following information and things:

* Graphics file/files (eps, cdr, ai or quality JPG)
* The size of the embroidery that you want
* The number of pieces that you need (quantity)
* Which type of the above-listed patches do you want
* What colour of the background do you want
* What border type do you prefer – merrow or hot cut
* Do you want them to us any special threads: gold, fluorescent, or metallic silver

As mentioned above, within 7 days after your order submittion, we will provide a sample to reassure that all is in line with your needs and expectations.

If you are ready to place your order, simply send all of the above information to our email

NOTE: If you are a non-profit organization, make sure to mention that and we might give you a special deal or even completely free patches as they do a lot of charity work themselves.

If you came here to learn about where can you get awesome embroidered patches for ski/snow instructors, you are now all set up. NOW GO AND GET READY FOR WINTER.

A Symbol of Protection

When you think of firefighters, many symbols come to mind. One of the most universal symbols that represent these heroes, are the patches that are carefully sewn on their uniforms and gear. These patches represent more than just an identifying label–they represent the strength and loyalty that are deep in the fibres. These brave men and women risk their lives to save the lives of others. They run into burning flames, cut people out of cars, and perform emergency manoeuvrers many could never do!

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All of these reasons and more is why Mundi Plumarii values the work that goes into the patches we create. Mundi Plumarii offers patches created with special threads that are flame protected. When the job heats up, these 100% Aramid Fibres are designed to resist ignition and prevent flames from spreading. Amazingly they can also self-extinguish once the source of the fire is eliminated!

These Aramid fibres contain Duponts Nomex and comply with Standard 100 by OEKO-TEX. Currently there are several colours available, which makes customization so easy! These threads have been tested and are certified according to ISO norms, as well as others. (DIN, NF, BS,UNI, NFPA, AND IMA FTPC)

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After the fire is out or the car is cleared of passengers, the call of a shower is in the air. Firefighters wearing our patches can rest assured that when they throw their gear in the wash, the flame protection won’t go away. We do recommend to tumble dry on low in the dryer.

When procuring patches for your fire brigade, don’t go for substandard choices. The patches we offer will be done to perfection and will add a level of professionalism to each uniform that they touch. The superior quality we offer can not be found anywhere else. Let Mundi Plumarii dress your firefighters for success and protection.
We thank each and every firefighter for their service and are here for the needs of the brigade. Give us a call today!

Iron on Patches / Heat Seal Patches

People have been using iron-on patches for years to repair their clothes. For example, covering up holes in their jeans. This is due to the fact that they are convenient and durable. Currently, businesses have extended the usage of iron on patches by using them to promote their business. This is by applying custom logo iron-on patches which show about their business on tee shirts, hoodies, uniforms, and hats. Due to these, iron-on badges and patches have become very popular. Therefore, if you need to repair or decorate your clothes or advertise your business using clothes, you should invest in iron on patches.

Need custom iron on embroidered patches?
Contact Mundi Plumarii Foundation today.
Get your image embroidered and delivered within 2 weeks.

Types of patch backing.

There are different types of iron on patches. These types include; the Embroidered, PVC, chenille, woven, name, and the leather patches. The difference between all these patches is their designs. However, their effectiveness and durability depend on the backing the use. Below are the different types of patch baking.

Plastic backing.

This is a very popular backing because it can be used on any type of iron on patch. Therefore, you can use it on woven, name, leather and all the other patches. It’s also very rigid. Hence, it boosts the durability of the patch. Due to its strength, it can be used on thin patches and badges.

Hard hook and Loop backings are also known as Velcro.

This backing uses small hooks and loops to stick the patch into the clothing. It’s commonly used in law enforcement uniforms and the military.

Self-stick backing.

This backing is composed of an adhesive which is sealed with a paper. Therefore, all you need to use it is to remove the paper and apply it onto your cloth.

Hot seal backings

Unlike most backing, for you to use patches with this backing, you have to subject them to a lot of pressure and temperature for them to stick. This means you have to use the heat seal machine.

Magnetic backings

As the name suggest patches that use this backing have a powerful and small magnet placed between them and the backing. You also have to put a magnetic object on the inside part of the fabric for you to apply them.

Clutch backings.

This backing uses pins. In short, you have to pin them into your clothes.

How to apply iron-on patches?

Heat seal patches are applied on clothes (fabrics) by ironing. Therefore, you iron them on the fabric. Hence, for you to correctly apply iron-on patches, you need to have an iron, the iron patch you want to use, the ironing board and the clothes you want to apply the patch on. After gathering all the above requirements, then you can apply your patch by following these steps.
Step 1, lay your cloth on the ironing board.
Step 2, Then, place the patch on the place you want to apply it
Step 3, After setting your iron at high cotton steam, press the patch using the iron. The iron helps in melting the adhesive and hence ensuring the patch is applied to the cloth. Therefore, it boosts the durability of the patch.
It’s also important to note the type of backing on the patch. For example, you have to remove the paper first in all the patches that use self-stick backing.

Pros and Cons of iron on patches/heat seal patches.


  • They help you to improve the appearance of your clothes. This is due to the fact that they are very effective in decorating clothes.
  • You can use them to patch holes on your clothes.
  • Perfect for custom embroidered patches
  • Personalized, vibrant, and colourful (PVC) and name patches can be used in marketing.
  • Available for merrow border and hot cut edge patches.


  • Although most patches can be applied using an iron, some patches such as heavy duty patches require you to use special machines.
  • Some patches such as woven patches are not very useful. This is due to the fact they don’t stick to the cloths for long
  • They can’t be applied to almost all fabrics.

Regardless of their disadvantages, iron-on patches are very beneficial. Therefore, if you need to decorate or seal the holes in your clothes, you should buy them. You can also use them to boost your business. You can easily find iron-on patches online.

Mundi Plumarii Foundation offers top quality custom embroidered iron on and heat seal patches. Provide us with logo today, receive exceptional badges within 2 weeks.



Difference between Merrow (Overlock) border and Hot cut border?

Merrow border is wider than hot cut border

What is the difference between Merrow (Overlock) border and Hot cut border?

Borders prevent the patch from fraying or unraveling and give the patch a good pronounced edge. Borders are of two different types of the hot cut and the merrowed type. We will talk about the differences in both and why one is preferable to the other in separate cases.

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A Merrow border is a heavier border which is sewed up and over the exterior edges of your patch. Merrow borders are most generally located on shapes, for example circles, ovals and squares. Merrow borders are implemented after the design is stitched onto your patches. A Hot Cut border is a simple, thinner, flatter border that is removed using a hot knife that seals the peripheral edge of your patch, shielding the thread from fraying.

Hot Cut border could be narrow


Obvious from the definitions above, Merrow Edge borders have larger, rounded edge. Almost like piping around the patch while Hot cut Edge have Thin, flat edge. It very gently lines the patch. Also, Merrow edge borders are best with plain and symmetrical shapes. Circles, rectangles, triangles, square etc. A useful rule of thumb to go by is if it doesn’t have a lot of points in and/or jagged edges. It can probably be merrowed while the other works with any shape. Whether you are looking for a straightforward geometric or custom shape, it will come out just right. Merrow edge borders are machine sewn-on edge while Hot Cut border is laser-cut for precision. Besides all these, Merrow edge is easier to design. Sometimes limitations can set the creative mind free. While Hot cut nearly limitless design possibilities. Most customers want their embroidered patches to be finished with merrow/overlock border.

Hot Cut border seen from the side


In terms of quality of durability Merrowed Edge has taken the lead as it’s seen more durable than the Hot Cut Edges and the Merrowed Edges also has more aesthetics looks that Hot Cut Edges because Hot Cut edges could occur impression of not finished patch from the side. Looking from both sides and front of the patch the Merrowed edges have better looks although the Hot Cut is also suited for giving expert looks to smaller patches. To get the best possible protection against shredding the Merrowed edge should be used as it’s better than the cut edges.
Talking about the price which is a factor that must be considered the hot cut edge cost less than the Merrow Edge because the Merrow Edge is relatively thicker and has wide bordering of about width of 3mm while the hot cut has thin bordering of about 1mm which makes it cheaper. Also, hot cut border does not require special machines.

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Shapes & Colours

As said earlier, Merrow Edge is available only for simple shapes (rectangle, circle, triangle and simple shields shapes) while the hot cut is the best solution for complicated shapes. In the Merrow Edge Border, the edge of the border can be hemmed with a decorative lace which makes it more attractive while in hot cut the colour of the frame always ideally matches the whole design because they are of the same thread. However, despite all of these, the Merrowed border is the standard for embroidered patch edging.


Hot Cut border Pros

  • Colours of the frame always ideally matches the whole design, because of using exactly the same thread.
  • Better look for smaller patches
  • Best solution for complicated shapes.
  • Thin bordering available (even 1mm).
  • Lover cost than merrow border.

Hot Cut border Cons

  • Could occur impression of not finished patch from the side

Edge of the merrow bordered embroidered patch

Merrow Edge Pros

  • Better aesthetics
  • Stronger durability
  • It looks much better from the side and front of a patch
  • Best possible protection against shredding
  • Hemming the edge with a decorative lace

Merrow Edge CONS

  • Relatively thicker and wide bordering (width 3mm)
  • A bit Higher price of a patch
  • Available only for simple shapes like rectangle, triangle, circle, and simple shields shapes

The ability to make complicated shapes only with hot cut borders

Get your top quality custom embroidered patches from Mundi Plumarii Foundation. We support NGOs and NPOs. We are happy to make any commercial orders too. Provide us with the logo today. Receive final products within 2 – 3 weeks.


Cheeky Neurons patches

Epilepsy Is a neurological condition that affects 1% of the population – many of whom are children. However, online information that is targeted at explaining epilepsy to children has been missing. That’s what Nix and Nellie want to change. By helping children and families understand epilepsy in a fun and engaging way we hope to have the ability to decrease the stigma and anxiety that is often associated with the experience of epilepsy.
Nix and Nellie are cheeky, inquisitive young neurons who want to comprehend the brain – especially what’s going on in the brain in epilepsy.

We made some cool patches for Nix and Nellie. Big thank you to . Hope our support will help spread the information about such human problems.

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British Biker Relief Foundation

Mundi Plumarii Foundatation and UK patch manufacturer support British Biker Relief Foundation is supported by Mundi Plumarii Foundation.

The BBRF support motorcyclists and their families across the UK after serious and life changing injuries sustained in a motorcycle road traffic accident.


Bitcoin donations are back

After a short break, you can donate us with Bitcoin. More cryptocurrencies will be added soon.

Guess what? We have a free (also free delivery) embroidered bitcoin patch for each donor. Drop us an email after the transfer.

For more details please check Donate page of Mundi Plumarii foundation website.

Linux Patches donated to NY Code Team

New York Code Team received from Mundi Plumarii Foundation 20 patches of Linux logo. They will use those patches at coders competition during 2018.

Patches are rectangle in shape with slightly rounded corners. There is a penguin and “powered by LINUX” inscription.

Are you open source enthusiast? You can buy this patch directly from our sponsor web store.

Are you NGO or NPO IT specialist? Contact the foundation and get an embroidered patch with your logo.

Here at Mundi Plumarii, we also create emblems for commercial customers. Send us an email with your logo today, receive top quality patches within 2 weeks.

Essex Coat of Arms & Flag

Finally, We made bunch of Essex patches: flags and coats of arms. They goes directly to one of many schools located in Chelmsfort.

The flag patch: Size approx: 3.1 x 2.1 inchs (8.0 x 5.5 cm)
The coat of arms patch: Size approx: 2.6 x 3.1 inchs. (6.8 x 8.0 cm)
Both patches with merrowed border.

Please contact us if your NGO/NPO need any custom made coat of arms or flag patches. We are ready to help you with top quality products .