The single most complete source on United States military patches. Color plates illustrate and identify more than 2, 000 patches and tabs, from World War II to the present. Promises to become the definitive work on U.S. Army shoulder sleeve insignia and patches.(Illustration #6) There are several methods used to finish the edges of patches to prevent the embroidery from unraveling. If the patch is ... The Merrow Sewing Machine Company developed a machine that would make a heavy overlock stitch around the outer perimeter of a patch. ... In the current market, it is very difficult to find patches being embroidered with anything except a blended polyester thread.
|Title||:||American military patch guide|
|Author||:||J. L. Pete Morgan, Ted A. Thurman|
|Publisher||:||Medals of America Press - 1998-05|