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Irish Dance Dress Sparkle With Swarovski Sew-On Crystals

May 02, 2023 4 min read

Add Sparkle to Your Irish Dance Dress with Swarovski Sew-On Crystals

Irish dance dresses and Swarovski crystals go hand in hand. Renowned for their beautiful, sparkly designs, Irish dance dresses are created to really capture the attention - and when worn during competitions, it’s crucial these dresses really stand out.

So, if you’re looking to capitalise on this popular market, our collection of Swarovski sew-on crystals can help. In the following blog, we’re going to show you how to use these crystals to add sparkle to your Irish dance dresses below, and why Swarovski crystals are perfect for Irish dresses. Let’s take a look!


What are Swarovski crystals?

Swarovski crystals are luxury cut-glass crystals known worldwide for their high quality and brilliant shine. Produced by the Austrian company Swarovski, these crystals are expertly crafted with a machine-cut process that creates a uniformity and precision unmatched in the crystal world. The result is a stunning product that emits a sparkle akin to a diamond when light is reflected off its many facets. 

Plus, you can find Swarovski Sew-On crystals in all shapes and sizes, providing limitless possibilities for personalisation and creativity. In particular, Swarovski sew-on crystals are favoured for their ease of use and durability, making them an excellent choice for embellishing garments such as Irish dance dresses.


Benefits of using Swarovski crystals

Lots of colour options available

When you browse our Swarovski sew-on crystals, you’ll find there are lots of options available. From single sew-on buttons to sew-on sequins, you’ll find everything you need to create the most sparkly and pretty Irish dance dresses.

One of the great things about Irish dance dresses is that you can grab yours in a number of different vibrants colours and hues - so check out our full collection of crystals, and consider purchasing them in wholesale packs so you have lots of crystals to work with.

Helping you to use your creativity

If you’re adding Irish dance dresses to your product catalogue, you’ll find one of the best benefits is being able to utilise your creativity. Take a look online for pictures of Irish dance dresses, and you’ll see they typically feature very lavish, intricate designs. While certainly not recommended for beginners, those looking for a creative challenge will find crystallising Irish dance dresses is a really fun option.


Which crystals work best?

Our Swarovski sew-on crystals collection is huge. So, which ones should you invest in for your Irish dresses? Swarovski sew-on peardrops are definitely worth buying. These are going to add the most sparkle to the dresses, ensuring they reflect beautifully in the light. They come in a staggering range of colours for excellent design choice.


Invest in our great value wholesale packs

When looking for sew-on crystals to use in your Irish dress designs, don’t forget about our wholesale Swarovski crystals bulk offers. These are sold at a slightly lower cost than the single packs. If you’re a regular shopper with us, you could also benefit from our trade account. This offers the biggest savings on wholesale packs, ideal for those using the crystals in their business.

When it comes to creating beautiful, unique Irish dance dresses, Swarovski crystals are an absolute must - so check out our full range of Swarovski sew-on crystals today and get creative!


How to Apply Swarovski Crystals to Irish Dance Dresses

Swarovski sew-on crystals can be applied to Irish dance dresses in a variety of ways to add sparkle and elegance. Here are some tips to help you get started:

Choosing Your Crystals

The first step is to choose your crystals. Consider the colour and style of the dress and how you want the finished product to look; you’ll want to choose crystals that match the dress for a subtle, elegant look, or opt for contrasting colours for a more dramatic effect. Swarovski crystals come in a variety of shapes and sizes, so consider mixing and matching for an interesting visual effect.

Plan your Design

Before you begin sewing, plan out your design. You might want to create a pattern that mirrors the embroidery on the dress, or you might choose to create a completely new design. Sketching your design on paper first can be helpful.

Preparing your materials

You'll need a needle, thread that matches your dress, and your Swarovski sew-on crystals. If your crystals have two holes, you may want to use a double-thread technique for extra security.

Sewing the crystals

Start at one end of your design and work your way across. Push the needle up through the fabric from the back, thread it through the hole in the crystal, then push the needle back down through the fabric. Make sure the crystal is secure, then move on to the next one. Continue this process until your design is complete.

Checking your work

Once you have finished sewing, check your work to make sure all the crystals are secure. If any are loose, you may need to resew them.

Caring for your dress

After the crystals are sewn on, handle your dress with care. When washing, turn the dress inside out and use a gentle cycle, or consider hand washing.

Adding Swarovski sew-on crystals to an Irish dance dress is a beautiful way to enhance its beauty and create a truly dazzling effect. Whether you choose to create a subtle, elegant design or a bold, dramatic pattern, Swarovski crystals add an element of sparkle that will make any dancer stand out.


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