Medium size prints and posters are stored flat in some larger containers on the top shelf. The last format I used was to buy the large poster frames which have plexiglas, covered the back with fabric and used the clay that's used for posters to adhere, this works well but the oily residue is a potential issue plus messes up the back of the patch. Not as fancy as wooden frames, but alot cheaper considering the amount of patches that reside in those frames. So I'd love to hear some ideas from you guys. When I use a felt background you only have to use the hook side of the velcro on the patch and it sticks to the felt like gangbusters. It was a fun conversation piece when friends visited.
Just wondered how many others did or do you keep them in a folder, etc. After all, what's the point of having a collection if you can't show it off? You can get virtually any size you want and you are not forced to buy a case of 1,000. I would like to trade for any Police or Sheriff patch that I do not have in my collection. I outfitted the closet door interior with small shelves and bulletin boards and had enough space left in the middle of the closet to accommodate a rolling cart with more boxes, another stack of boxes on the floor and a set of folding steps my mobile access platform for reaching the upper shelves. Model Hide Rack Display , intended to resemble a hide rack, almost independently. For the sports fan or devoted relatives of young athletes, we have display cases for , , , , , , and more.
I've been collecting since the early 70s, to date I've yet to figure out a really good way to display a large number of patches in a frame. This includes the full shuttle collection. As noted in another respones, a poster frame also works very well. The towel will protect the patch itself and the surrounding fabric. Ben's Patch Collection Good day everyone.
Enter their homes, and you find shadowbox display cases occupying a place of honor. A rule of thumb is to plan for a little more space than you have in your table arrangement. I have been an officer with Scottsdale since March of 1991. My blanket is getting very full and its the most interesting thing I own. Make sure to arrange items allowing for one inch margin on the perimeter.
To affix them to the wall, I attached a long strip of masking tape to the backing it doesn't leave any residue as long as it doesn't get too hot, and it's very easy to remove. At first, I displayed my patches pinned to corkboard mounted on the wall. Is felt safe for this? Some in plastic page protectors. It doesn't leave a sticky residue and it's designed to be removed from fabric and reaffixed. Same with other elements like badges and patches. We also highly recommend stitching the patch to the garment in a few places after it has cooled , as to keep corners from pulling off when you go to wash it. Truth be told, with the right skills, a little humor, and the right price! If you have an unknown patch send me a scan and I will add it to the page.
My son made one in Webelos to put all his Cub scout stuff on when he switched from the blue uniform to the tan uniform. Be sure not to drill completely through the horizontal dowels. The backing on the patches is usually coarse enough to keep the patches from sliding down when hung on the wall. Here we have an internationally admired military leader, much decorated, very articulate, an accomplished hero. I've tried double stick tape, the little poster adhering clay, riker mounts. Of course it is a thrill to create a military award display for a highly decorated four star general, former chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff and almost a household name.
I've used this system ever since. I only wish I had found this site earlier. The basis of military display cases are the medals. Here are 15 creative and wanderful ways to track your travels and put it on display for others to see. So I went to a craft store and bought round velcro dots. As iron-on will only hold for so long, no matter what the maker may claim.
Eventually my entire patch collection will be displayed here. But if you're interested in the patches, that's not a big deal. Keep an even tension by working in opposite directions. So I'd love to hear some ideas from you guys. Gather all the Patches, Badges, Pins, Stripes, etc. Are the badges glued to the bag?. You might also want to apply a light coat of satin varnish or a polyurethane finish to the frame.
I've been collecting since the early 70s, to date I've yet to figure out a really good way to display a large number of patches in a frame. Using a clove hitch, tie the laces to the frame in two opposite corners. Here are 15 creative and wanderful ways to track your travels and put it on display for others to see. Apply as much pressure as you can by pressing down firmly. See more ideas about Iron on patches, Patches and Jacket patches.
Her 30 year career at Camp Pendleton included manager of The Main Uniform Shop and Officer and Military Memorabilia Buyer. So we created the Colin Powell Challenge: the goal was to create a shadow box display to present General Powell's military decorations. My E-Mail address is: Billcharles Bellsouth. The Original Uniform Display Case Made using Real Uniforms For additional decoration ideas, take a look at some of the Original Uniform Display Case examples below. Also, one of them was stuck on so well I had to slice it off the back, and in so doing damaged the threads coming into the back this one did not have a protective plastic coating on the back , and I had to replace the patch. Since retiring, she has devoted her life to military medals shadowboxes. I am sorry but I cannot trade patches but I am willing to display yours here.