Sequin Fabric

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What is Sequin Fabric? 

  • Sequin fabric is fully covered material with plastic or metal-shaped pieces popularly known as sequin, they can vary in size shape, or color. 
  • The fabric which consists of sequins is mostly tulle or chiffon on which they are present.
  • Sequins are available in different shapes like oval, square, polygon, etc.
Sequin Fabric


  • Sequin originated from the Arabic word 'Sikka' which means coin.
  • In the 16th century, it was converted into the French word, sequin.
  • In1922 Egyptian Pharoah Tutankhamun garments were embellished with tiny disks made of pure gold, and lappers’ dresses were often embellished with hundreds of metal sequins.
  • In the 1930s started manufacturing lightweight sequins made of gelatin colored with lead paint. Then modern sequins are introduced which are typically made of Mylar or plastics.
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What Makes it Stand Out


Slightly rough & tactile in texture due to the raised design


It is easy to Drape


The sequins on the fabric reflect the light and gives a shiny appearance.



Application & Usage 


Skirts, pants, dresses, etc.


Handbags, pouches, headbands, etc


Pillow covers, cushions, table covers, etc. 

Care Instructions 

  • Gentle wash in cold water and set the pin speed at low speed to avoid damage to sequins.
  • Use a gentle detergent and avoid harsh rubbing.
  • Gently squeeze the excess water out of the fabric.
  • Avoid ironing on the surface of fabric can only iron on the backside of cloth only.
Sequin Fabric
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