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How to Apply Flat Back Crystals

How to Apply Flat Back Crystals to performance costumes takes some patience but can save you TONS of money in the long run. Embellish costumes with flat back crystals after having the costumes custom made rather than having the seamstress apply the crystals since the application is time consuming so it costs big bucks. Here’s how to Apply Flat Back Crystals so that you can save some serious cash.

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You Will Need...

  • E-6000 glue
  • tweezers
  • paper plate (do not use styrofoam, the glue will eat through the plate)
  • wax paper
  • Swarovski crystals, flat back (I used Indian Pink SS20 & Crystal AB SS20)
Estimated Time:
  • Step 1

    Pour crystals onto paper plate.
  • Step 2

    Begin to lay the crystals on the garment in desired pattern.
  • Step 3

    See complete tutorial here: http://sevenclowncircus.com/2013/12/flat-back-crystals.html

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