Fabric decorations

Intricate cut and interesting patterns for fabrics are not the only ways to bring attention, create an individual style and stand out from the crowd. It is also possible to achieve using fabric decorations. Their purpose is to make clothes beautiful and attractive and also as unusual as possible. Modern stores offer a lot of decorations for fabric: ribbons, beads and other accessories, which will help make your image unique, stylish and classy.

safety pinsSafety pins

One of the simplest ways to ornate fabric or cloth is by decorating with safety pins. The pins are cheap and can be easily purchased in any specialized department. Despite the little cost of materials, the effect of work is huge! Metal elements add some brutality to the look.

Studs and spikes

Metal décor for clothes is no longer associated with punks, Goths or bikers. Nowadays we see studs and spikes decorating everything – from office blouses to evening gowns and accessories. The most popular locations for these elements are shoulders, sleeves, sides of pants, pockets.


In some cases decorating clothes is even easier as it may seem. Cuts, holes, and slits can also become elements of décor. The only tool you need for this operation is scissors. Also, you will need to find a video or master-class on the internet on how to correctly cut the fabric to get the best result.

Also cutting can be combined with a simple fabric application. In this case, you need a piece of contrast fabric that is sewn in the needed area as linen so that you can see this fabric through the cuts.


One of the most unusual ways is to decorate clothing is via painting application. To do this you can use a special dye to paint on clothes. You can start with something very simple – cut out a cardboard pattern – a cross, heart or any other shape. Put the pattern on the wrinkles fabric and apply dye on the cutout in the template with a thin brush.


Embroidery has always been relevant and still remains so. There are several techniques of embroidery: smooth, cross, paillette, knot. Embroidery should be chosen with a focus on the style of clothing. T-shirts can be decorated with embroidery along the neckline, hem or sleeve. Skirts require embroidery on the hem or on the belt, and the dress can be embroidered in absolutely any place or across the entire area. Frequently embroidery decorates even shoes and accessories.


Decoration with beads is one of the most popular ways to bring individuality to clothes. It is quite a budget option however it is capable of making your image vivid, festive, unique and very feminine. Moreover, embroidery with beads always captivates women and gives them pleasure from the process.


Having appeared once on clothes, rhinestones became favorites of many women. Rhinestones imitate precious stones which are always considered to be a symbol of prosperity, taste, and desire to look stylish. It is possible to say with certainty that rhinestones can compliment any woman. There is only one rule to follow – do not overdo it with a number of crystals.


The decoration of clothes by crochet came from our grandmothers, but nowadays it has acquired a more global and aesthetic significance. Crocheted elements, added to everyday clothes, are very popular today. Laces obtained by crocheting are extremely feminine and tender. They are utilized at decorating summer clothes: T-shirts, skirts and even shorts. But the same beautiful they can look at warm blouses and dresses.


It is not difficult to buy a ribbon in a store. The modern application of ribbon as a decorative element is quite popular. There are many techniques for creating flowers, patterns, and embroidery using ribbons. One of the most popular techniques is called Kanzashi – a way of creating flowers out of pieces of ribbon.


Appliqué is one of the simplest and fastest ways to ornate a fabric. For decoration, you do not need a lot of time spent on painstaking work. Appliqués are already sold in the ready-made state in fabric stores. Typically, an appliqué has a rubberized or glued layer necessary in order to ensure a reliable attachment to the fabric. This glue melts under the influence of high temperature and clings to the fabric.

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