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IBIZA TO GO: Straw bags are trendy – and we go one better, by adding colorful sequin appliqués! We know the cold Fall/Winter season is here, but that doesn’t mean we can’t prepare for our next vacation to make this adorable beachy bag. Or try adding these flashy appliqués to your coat!

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Street style 2

Sequin appliqués are spotted all over the London streets on denim and bags!

Street Style 1

+ Felt
+ Threads
+ Sequins
+ Sequin trim
+ Chalk pencil
+ Scissors
+ Thimble
+ Needle
+ Bead marker pen
+ Pattern (download here for free)

Step 1

With the chalk pencil, transfer the flower pattern to the felt.

Step 2

With closely spaced zigzag stitch and threads in the colours of the sequins, stitch along the drawn lines.

Step 3

Hand sew the sequin trim to the flower petal.

Step 4

Hand sew individual sequins in place, beginning at the lower edge and overlapping them like shingles.

Step 5

On the stem, stagger the individual sequins slightly. Always knot thread ends securely.

Step 6

After all areas have been filled with sequins, carefully cut out the flower, along the zigzag stitching.

Step 7

Draw the pistils with the bead marker pen and let dry. The eye (“download template here”:) is made in the same manner.

Finished 3

We attached our appliqués with double-sided adhesive tape. If you prefer, they can also be sewn on or ironed on, with the help of fusible web.

Finished 1


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    Oct 12, 2017, 10.29 AMby nrobson

    gorgeous! i totally need to do this . on everything lol

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    Oct 10, 2017, 09.51 AMby csw5701

    Let’s guccify ourselves.

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    Oct 9, 2017, 03.18 PMby katanarose

    Looks cool. What is this “bead marker pen”? Does it dispense beads or just mark them? I can’t find any references to it anywhere other than from you, could you please let me know its complete name or give me a link to this product? Thanks.

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