DIY Skull Sweater with Fabric Mod Podge – Tutorial + Video

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We love the recycling and re-making clothes and fabrics into new projects!  This skull sweater is made with a thrift shop little girls dress, a sweater from Target and Fabric Mod Podge.  Fabric Mod Podge is washable….. so even though I added stitches for extra embellishment, you really don’t need them.

How to VIDEO!

 

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Gather Supplies: Fabric Mod Podge, Sweater, Fabric for Applique, Scissors, Paintbrush, Plastic Bag, Embroidery Floss and Needles.

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Our fabric was recycled from a little girls dress that we got at the thrift shop.  We used it to make the sweater and the notebook below.

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Begin by sliding a plastic bag in between the layers of the sweater.

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Cut a skull shape from the fabric.

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Cut scraps to serve as the white parts of the eyes, nose and teeth.

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Glue the eyes, nose and teeth scraps to the back of the skull and trim around the edges.

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Coat the back with Fabric Mod Podge and position onto the back of the sweater.

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Smooth with your fingers and allow to dry.

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Sew random embroidery and whip stitches around the design.

Enjoy!

xoxo

Cathie and Steve