Carey Probst (HCProbst@AOL.COM)
Sun, 28 May 1995 12:01:47 -0400
From my experience, the backing is not glue, but plastic.
With a very hot iron, it may stick to the uniform, but I don't
believe that is what it is for.
I have found that the easiest way to sew on patches for
my uniform or my patch blanket, is to use seam tape from
a sewing store.
The seam tape is designed to be ironed on for things like
hemming pants without sewing and works great. I use it
to hold the patch in place and then sew it on. That way
it doesn't move around while I am sewing.
This works great on patch blankets as well. Theoretically,
you don't have to sew the patches after ironing them on, but
I don't trust the tape that far, while it won't fall off, it can be
Carey Probst, email@example.com
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