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Create a delicate lace sugar skull applique.
Use the delicate patterns of different laces to create a beautiful sugar skull applique you can use on a tee-shirt, pillow, or anything!

Posted by debi b. from Solana Beach, California, United States • Published See debi b.'s 7 projects »
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  • Step 1

    Watch my video tutorial on YouTube!

  • How to embellish a t-shirt. Lace Sugar Skull  - Step 2
    Step 2

    Print the skull template, and cut out along the outline. Also cut out the eyes, nose, and mouth holes.

  • How to embellish a t-shirt. Lace Sugar Skull  - Step 3
    Step 3

    Trace the template onto the mesh (using a white marker while the mesh is laying on a dark surface works best), and cut out the outline of the mesh.

  • How to embellish a t-shirt. Lace Sugar Skull  - Step 4
    Step 4

    Select and cut sections of lace to use for the eyes, nose, mouth, and outline. Then fill in the rest of the skull area with different lacey patterns.

  • How to embellish a t-shirt. Lace Sugar Skull  - Step 5
    Step 5

    Use fabric glue or a needle and thread to adhere the lace to the mesh. You can add additional beading and pearls to decorate the skull as desired.

  • How to embellish a t-shirt. Lace Sugar Skull  - Step 6
    Step 6

    Use the finished applique to decorate a teeshirt, pillow, or duffel bag!

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Steph.
Steph. · Reading, England, GB · 212 projects
Wow it looks very professional ^^ imagine what it would like in black!
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gypsie_jay
gypsie_jay · Temple Terrace, Florida, US · 57 projects
I LOVE this!!! I'm going to HAVE to try it!
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