How to Decorate Satin Fabric

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How to Decorate Satin Fabric
You also can use fabric ink to decorate your silk fabric. (Jupiterimages/Goodshoot/Getty Images)

You can add a little more flair to your satin fabric by adding decorative and unique embellishments to finish off your creations. Silk is mostly used to create garments such as shirts, blouses, formal dresses, lingerie, pyjamas, robes and sun dresses. It also can be worn in warm weather. In addition, you can use silk to create purses and add it to headbands and shoes. You can use a variety of items to decorate your silk fabric.

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Things you need

  • Pearls
  • Sequins
  • Fabric glue
  • Sewing machine
  • Thread
  • Sewing needles
  • Beads
  • Jewels

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    Sew individual pearls on your satin fabric. You can then create a shirt or a purse with your fabric. You can use small pearls or big pearls for decoration. Visit your local craft store or fabric store to purchase your pearls or go online to, or

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    Add sequins in a straight line or in a pattern such as a flower shape. You can sew sequins manually or with a sewing machine. Sequins are available at your local craft or fabric store.

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    Glue jewels using permanent fabric glue onto your satin fabric. You can use big jewels or small jewels from old jewellery or from a second-hand shop. You can also visit to purchase unique jewels for your fabric.

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    Sew beads to your fabric. You can create unique designs by adding beads around the edges of your fabric or in the middle of your fabric. You can purchase nut beads that are made out of nuts, Pandora style beads or glass beads from or

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