I am playing a lot of catch up – finishing projects I left behind. Starting projects that I meant to start years ago. One of those projects happens to be the sequined hoodie. Now I thought about making a sequined hoodie more than three years ago.
I created this garment in hopes of mixing sequins with stretch fabric for a hoodie. A sequined blazer Janelle Monae wore to the Grammy Awards inspired the garment.
I dragged my feet with this project out of the concern that I would create a garment that one could find in the casual wear section of Liberace’s closet. If I could go back in time, I would have purchased a sequined fabric with more character and body. Perhaps something that set the sequins in a certain pattern, or used hints of gray and black throughout the fabric.