Motifs and patches are elements on any fabric or product that are a visual treat. These motifs and patches are often repeated in a pattern or design or may just occur once in any piece of work. Decorative art can be defined by a number of elements called Motifs. These patches or motifs may or may not create symbolic significance. Sew on patches are the ornamental additions on apparel products and can even be used to adorn handbags, clutches etc. Patches for clothes are finished to a high standard and often embellished with beads, sequins or embroidered lace. Motif designs may vary and are available in different styles to add visual symbolism to a basic product.