Sew with Sequined Fabrics
For drama, sparkle, and visual impact, sequined fabrics are without equal. They can be rich with red-carpet glamour, glow with quiet elegance, or add a hint of sparkle to a simple garment. Depending on how densely clustered the sequins are, the fabric can be difficult to work with. Machine-stitching over sequins can dull or break the needle, so special care is needed when sewing sequined fabrics.
In this article, I will go over several types of sequined fabrics and explain the best methods for working with them. Textiles embellished with sequins are widely available, and a close look at the specific fabrication helps determine proper garment construction techniques. Release your inner magpie and make your wardrobe shimmer.
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