Decorated Skulls made from sugar are a traditional part of the Mexican Holiday Día de los Muertos or Day of the Dead in English. The November 1 and 2 holiday honors friends and family who have died with private altars decorated with sugar skulls, marigolds and other items. The folk art style of the Mexican holiday has now been embraced by many people and used for all kinds of decorations. 10 applique designs for the 4×4 hoop. Instructions included. Based on artwork from Clipartoon.