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ww Sugar Skulls! (paper piecing)


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  • Paper Piecing

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These festive Day of the Dead sugar skulls are becoming a favorite decoration for Southwestern homes celebrating the Halloween season! They are also popping up during San Antonio's Fiesta season in the spring... too much fun to pack away! A table runner or wall hanging are great ways to display these bright blocks and jazz up your next Mexican food themed party. Arriba!! BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Basic paper piecing skills SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Both 6" and 8" finished block sizes included

Recommended with this pattern

  • Fabric scraps, foundation papers, ruler, rotary cutter
  • Optional embellishments: crystals, beads, ribbons, glitter fabric glue, etc.

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I started out as so many of us did, hand stitching scraps into doll clothes. Later, my father encouraged me by promising that if I made clothes on my mom's idle Singer, that he would buy me materials for one project at a time. When it was finished, I could get another. (Clearly that lesson of finishing before starting another never really took!) I love sewing, designing, handwork, pattern making... and I especially love that my daughter MollyKate is my website partner, Official Tester and inspiration; my granddaughter is a "nouveau sewist"; and that I am blessed with creative, great friends in our Sew Fun Club and new friends through Craftsy.