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How To Make Knitting and Sewing Themed Cupcakes

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Last Updated on 6th March 2023 by Vicki

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Hi everyone, today’s tutorials shows how to make these knitting and sewing themed cupcake toppers. I made these cupcakes for my mum’s birthday. She took up knitting over lockdown and has made some pretty cool things for my girls. So very apt that I should make her these knitting themed cupcakes! I hope you like them.

As usual, these toppers were made with white Renshaw Flower and Modelling Paste. I created the colours using food colouring paste and gels. A link to all the items that I used can be found at the bottom of this post. I cut out white circles of modelling paste the day before to give them time to dry out. That way I had a base to work on when making the toppers.

To make the tutorials easier to follow, I’ve split them up into the two categories, knitting and sewing.

How To Make Knitting Themed Cupcake Toppers

I loved making the ball of wool and knitting cupcake toppers. I’m happy to say, that no special tools are required to make the knitting effect either.

Ball of wool and knitting needles cupcake topper

In the video tutorial below I share how I made the ball of wool and knitting needle cupcake and the cupcake topper.

It’s worth mentioning that when I made the knitting cupcake topper, I wound the modelling paste away from me both times. This is because I found there was a natural way for me to wind and trying the other way was harder. That’s is why I start from one end and then the other, as I feel that this is easier.

How To Make Sewing Themed Cupcake Toppers

cotton reel cupcake topper
measuring tape and buttons cake topper

In the video tutorial below, I share how to make the cotton reel, buttons and tape measure cupcake toppers.

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So that’s how I made my knitting and sewing themed cupcakes. I really hope that you found the tutorial useful.

Knitting and sewing themed cupcakes in a box

Please do tag me in photos on any of my socials if you make these toppers. Also, if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask me in the comments section at the bottom of this post. If you would like to take a look at my other themed cupcake toppers, then click here.

Items Used To Make My Knitting And Sewing Themed Cupcakes

Below is a list of items that I used to make these cupcakes. Also included are affiliate links, where I may earn a small commission if you purchase via them. This is at no extra cost to you, but allows me to keep writing this tutorial blog. Thank you so much for your support.



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