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Embroider an adorable sugar skull brooch.

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1143 projects »
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  • How to make a fabric brooch. 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 brooch. 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 brooch. 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 brooch. Sugar Skull Brooch - Step 4
    Step 4

    Stitch around the eye.

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

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

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

    Sew a brooch back on to the second felt skull.

  • How to make a fabric brooch. 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 brooch. 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 brooch. 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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Rainbow Wyvern
Rainbow Wyvern · Erie, Pennsylvania, US
Wow, it is so pretty and adorable, I really want to do this some day! Nice!
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KageG
KageG · Bristol, England, GB · 20 projects
Loving it!

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Lauren D.
Lauren D. · Columbus, Ohio, US
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, Texas, US
Ohh! This is perfect, I've been obsessed with sugar skulls lately! <3
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Grace C.
Grace C. · Liverpool, Nova Scotia, CA · 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^^ · 14 projects
So simple and it looks awesome! gunna stick it to my bag....x0x0
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