Some high school students purchase a letterman jacket, to showcase the awards they earn through sports and other school-sponsored activities. After years of involvement in these activities and other accomplishments along the way, a student earns patches that must be sewn onto the jacket. In most cases, you can't just add them anywhere you want. Certain patches have a specific place where they should appear on your jacket.
Position the graduation date numeral patch onto the left sleeve, near the top. The numerals should face away from your body.
Place the minor letter on the upper-right sleeve -- on the outer side, away from your body.
Center the major letter on the left side of the front of the jacket, over the heart. This letter should be centered between the middle opening of the coat and the arm hole, as well as between the top of the neck and the top of the pocket.
Line up any chevrons onto either sleeve underneath the numerals or minor letter so they look like a "V."
- Add any other patches you earn onto the sleeves, right side of the front, or the back of the jacket. Additional patches typically don't require a specific location. Check with your school to determine if your school has specifications for the placement of other patches.
- Always pin the patches in place and try the jacket on, before sewing them in place.
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