It’s a novel patch.
Like all patches, you have to take care of them. If you do get the patch dirty, you can wash it but use a garment bag, don’t. Use a dryer, just air dry afterwards. I just got 2 recently and the stitch quality is superb, no areas to unravel or loose-out. The only suggestion I would make is using iron-on adhesive backing instead of the sticky glue backing l.