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Embroider an adorable sugar skull brooch.

Posted by Cat Morley from Edinburgh, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 509 projects »
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  • How to make a fabric pin. Sugar Skull Brooch - Step 1
    Step 1

    Start by making your templates. You'll need a simple skull head, a circle for the eye and a heart shape for the nose.

  • How to make a fabric pin. Sugar Skull Brooch - Step 2
    Step 2

    Cut two of the heads out of white felt. I managed to get white felt with a sparkle which made it look even more like sugar.

  • How to make a fabric pin. Sugar Skull Brooch - Step 3
    Step 3

    Now cut out the eyes and nose from the black felt. Thread up your needle with hot pink thread.

  • How to make a fabric pin. Sugar Skull Brooch - Step 4
    Step 4

    Stitch around the eye.

  • How to make a fabric pin. Sugar Skull Brooch - Step 5
    Step 5

    Attach the other eye in the same way and stitch on the nose.

  • How to make a fabric pin. Sugar Skull Brooch - Step 6
    Step 6

    Use blue thread to stitch the skulls teeth and bone structure.

  • How to make a fabric pin. Sugar Skull Brooch - Step 7
    Step 7

    Use pink felt to stitch the gums and add some flower decorations around the face and a cross in between the eyes.

  • How to make a fabric pin. Sugar Skull Brooch - Step 8
    Step 8

    Sew a brooch back on to the second felt skull.

  • How to make a fabric pin. Sugar Skull Brooch - Step 8
    Step 9

    Use black thread to add a few swirls around the face and extra dotted details around the eyes.

  • How to make a fabric pin. Sugar Skull Brooch - Step 9
    Step 10

    Place one skull on top of the other and stitch together around the edges.

  • How to make a fabric pin. Sugar Skull Brooch - Step 10
    Step 11

    Add some gems in to the middle of the eyes and around the rest of the face.

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KageG
KageG · Bristol, West, United Kingdom · 20 projects

Loving it!

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Lauren D.
Lauren D. · Columbus, Ohio, United States

Thanks so much for this tutorial! I'll be making this!

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Kiirby
Kiirby · 8 projects

this is soo cute im making two now to stick on some boring shoes XD thankyoooo <3

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asdf
asdf · 4 projects

Wow its amazing... Im gonna make thousand of them *.*
Thank you <3

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PrincessCandy
PrincessCandy · Earth, My Lair, United States

Ohh! This is perfect, I've been obsessed with sugar skulls lately! <3

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Grace C.
Grace C. · Liverpool, Nova Scotia · 2 projects

I just made a necklace version! I will post a version tomorrow!

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bhomeshwari i.
bhomeshwari i.

GREAT!!!!!

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Corvus
Corvus · 1 project

can't wait to make one : )

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Nomycookie^^
Nomycookie^^ · London, United Kingdom, l, United Kingdom · 14 projects

So simple and it looks awesome! gunna stick it to my bag....x0x0

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