Leather Sugar Skull bag

Hey everyone. This is my first post in this community after being a lurker for almost a year.

This is a bag I made recently for my GF’s mom’s birthday, and someone else asked for one so I made her one too. I’m now selling these on my Etsy. It’s double sided and closes with a zipper up top.

I designed the skull and the bag pattern myself using illustrator and made this on the Glowforge. I really do this love this machine. It’s made it possible to do things I never thought possible before and much faster than I ever could before!

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that looks great! i presume you’re hand coloring all of that. what are you using to color the leather?

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I used leather dye from Feibings. I just mixed a few colors and diluted some.

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did you use a small brush to paint the dye in?

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yeah! I found some detailing brushes to paint DnD figures and they worked really well.

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from her/his post

Thinking of the possibilities for a lifetime-lasting face mask (combined with a cotton or other fabric “breather” insert…)

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Are you talking about like using the teeth here to put on a mask?

Yes, although it looks like I am far from the first to think along these lines…

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true, but you could make a cooler option, an make it out of leather!

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I’m thinking on one of those, too. :slight_smile:

This is very cool!

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Thanks!

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The design and coloring are pretty spectacular!

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It would be really cool looking–but not cool to wear–at least during summer! :wink:

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