You will need
- Thread, sewing needle, thimble, ruler
In addition to Armed Forces epaulets in Russia are on their shoulders, law enforcement officers, tax authorities, employees of certain types of transport and several other structures. Colors, sizes and even the shape of the shoulder straps may be different, but the rules of wearing the insignia and means of fastening them to the clothing remain the same.
Before you sew the shoulder straps to the jacket, determine how it should be oriented relative to the shoulder. Otherwise it may happen that the shoulder straps will be sewn to the rules. The epaulets of an officer of the Ministry of interior typically have one end straight cut and the other side of the ring with a semicircular shape. Straight cut should be facing out, and semicircular towards the collar.
Shoulder straps with the patch on his jacket should be placed along the shoulder seam. The shoulder seam is not attaching the sleeves to the jacket, and the line from the collar to the sleeves. Shoulder straps must cover the shoulder seam so that the back cut of the ring was at a distance of 1 cm from the seam. In other words, the shoulder straps should be slightly forward.
After determining the placement of the ring, take the needle and thread and gently bring the shoulder straps in three places: in the corners of the ring on the border of the sleeve seam and on the opposite side, a semicircular cut. Thus securing a shoulder strap, you can not particularly worry about what he will eat from his rightful place and will be attached crooked.
Now the same thread, using a sewing needle you have to sew the shoulder straps to the jacket. Sew the shoulder straps should be on the perimeter. The stitches make on the surface of the ring was only barely visible dots in the places of entrance of the needle in the shoulder straps, and the thread between the inlet holes passed from the inside of his jacket. So the thread will not be visible, even if color does not match the ring. The stitches should not be too narrow – about 1 cm in length.
Similarly sew the shoulder straps on the other shoulder. Important point: insignia (stripes, stars) should be attached to the shoulder strap before you sew.
Advice 2: How to sew a Chevron on his jacket
Distinctions exist in the army and other organized structures since time immemorial. The first "logo" were the tattoos on the body of a warrior. In the Middle ages came into use chevrons – stripes, indicating the status of the owner and his belonging to a certain service. And at all times, probably servicemen faced with the problem of stripe Chevron on his jacket.
You will need
- Chevron, thread, needle, two pins, a ruler.
Before you begin to stripe Chevron on his jacket, you must know that these emblems can have a different shape, differ from each other in size. Different can be and the place where it is attached to the Chevron. Today, these features are determined by normative documents of the departments and agencies whose employees wear uniforms.
So the rules of wearing the insignia of officers of internal Affairs are established by the relevant orders of the interior Ministry and the annexes thereto. Current regulations have not changed for nearly fifteen years.
Chevron or insignia "Russia Ministry of internal Affairs", according to regulations, should be placed on the left sleeve of the uniform, at a distance of 8 cm from the shoulder seam or crease to the upper point of the Chevron.
The marks belonging to the individual services and specific units are placed on the right sleeve in the center of the pockets (winter and summer field uniform). On other types of forms such a patch can also be attached on the right sleeve at a distance of 8 cm from the top seam to the upper edge of the Chevron.
In addition, cadets and students of specialized educational institutions of the MIA have stripes depending on the course (the so-called "authorization"). Such patches are rectangular in shape. Are directional stripes on the left sleeve forms at a distance of 20 cm from the top seam of the sleeve to the top of the "authorization".
The technology of sewing on the Chevron to the sleeve is not very complicated, but requires some skill. Once you've measured the right distance from the top seam of the sleeve, place the Chevron on its place. Now an ordinary needle or pin attach the upper point of the Chevron to the fabric sleeves. This point must be in the middle of the sleeve, bearing in mind its width.
Now put on your jacket and the appropriate standing sideways to the mirror, position the bottom edge of the Chevron so that when freely lowered hand Chevron is located on the sleeve vertically, without distortion. The second needle pin the bottom part of the Chevron at the selected location. Now he is not going anywhere.
Remove the jacket and neat, small stitches, cleaned the inside, sew a Chevron on the contour. Try that Chevron does not form folds and fits snugly against the sleeve. It should be remembered that the color of thread should match the color of the stripe material.
Advice 3: How to sew a patch on a form
The patch is insignia from the military and organized structures. Initially, there was talk about tattoos, then in the Middle ages began to use stripes-chevrons, which served as a symbol of belonging in the service. At the same time, the military is constantly confronted with the problem of the right stripe Chevron on the form.
You will need
- Patch, needle, thread, pins, ruler.
Before you start to sew a patch on a jacket, it should be remembered that all patches have different shapes and sizes. In addition, Chevron can be mounted on various places. Special regulations can specify the order in which the stripes of the Chevron.
Chevron, "Russia, Ministry of internal Affairs" according to the normative documents should be sewn on the left sleeve of the uniforms. The Chevron should be placed at a distance of 8cm from the seam on the shoulder or bend to the most top point of the stripe.
Stripes, testifying to membership of various services and departments should be sewn on the right sleeve in the center of the pocket located on the sleeve. The rule applies to summer and winter form. Other forms Chevron stitched on right sleeve indented at 8cm from the top seam to the top of the Chevron.
Directional stripe cadets of educational institutions of the Ministry of interior are rectangular in shape and sewn on left sleeve, away 20cm from top seam to top of stripe.
First measured the distance from the top seam of the sleeves and the patch is placed at a specified distance and the upper edge is fixed with a pin.
The bottom edge should be sewn so that when lowered the arm patch was located to go on the sleeve vertically. Prick with a pin the lower edge of the stripe.
Fine stitches inside of the Chevron is sewn along the contour. The patch should fit snugly to the sleeve.
If, after sewing fabric purses, or Chevron was not located at the center of the sleeve and vertically, it is necessary to alter it.
Choose the color of thread that matches the color of the fabric.