Popular Traditions Sugar Skull Tote
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Popular Traditions Sugar Skull Tote

Celebrate Día de los Muertos by making yourself a customized sugar skull tote bag. Let your creativity run wild when you doodle around this fascinating icon of Mexican culture.

Designed by Kathy Cano-Murillo, courtesy of iLoveToCreate®

Craft Time: varies
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Crafty Chica┬« Sugar Skull Tote
  • Crafty Chica┬« Juicy Fabric Inks
  • Cardboard Piece
 

Project Instructions

Step 1  Insert a piece of cardboard inside the tote to provide a stable surface and prevent ink from seeping through to back of tote.

Step 2  Color the face of the sugar skull as desired.

Step 3  Use Black ink to draw designs around the rest of the tote. Doodle your favorite designs of flowers, leaves, swirls, etc.

Step 4  Next, add the darker colors inside the edges of each design, then fill in with lighter colors. This will give your work more dimension!

Step 5  Fill in areas with more swirls and dots.

Tips

When doodling, outline designs in black marker before adding color for a cleaner look.