Designing Lapel Pins
When designing lapel pins or creating a custom lapel pin, the first consideration that you must make is size.
Lapel Pins come in every different size and shape that you can imagine. So let’s discuss how a lapel pin is measured. Place a ruler on the table. Lay the lapel pin on the ruler. Now measure the two furtherest points. This will give you the size of the pin in inches. Most custom lapel pins vary in size from 1/2 inch , 3/4 inch, 7/8 inch, 1 inch, 1 …

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The Pin People created the first Pin School, to assist anyone who looking to create a custom lapel pin.
Although we are constantly adding new tutorials to pin school, you will find very useful tutorials to assist you with you custom lapel pin designing process.
At pin school you will learn about:

Best used Lapel Pin fonts.
Metal Colors – Gold, Silver, Nickel, Antique finishes and other plated colors available.
The design process
Raised and lowered metal in die struck pins and the effects that you can create. Sandblasting the background and more.
Screen printing
Small details …

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Let’s discuss some terminology, to make everyone an expert in the field of Custom Lapel Pins. Well, at least when you are at your next cocktail party and someone begins discussing Lapel Pins, you can stun everyone by your overwhelming knowledge of Lapel Pin Terminology!
It is very simple.

The face of the pin is called the adornment. That is where your logo or design would be.
Anything we add to the back of the adornment is considered an attachment. When we attach a nail or a post, with a clutch, we call …