This is a simple way to make a fabric pumpkin from scraps!
Step 1: Materials
- scraps of fabric (possible orange.... I used orange-brown fabric)
- sewing thread
- sewing machine (or you can do it by hand)
- mor or less 50 cm of a thick green yarn (wool is ok)
- pencil or chalk
Step 2: Sew
If you are using strips of fabric as I did, you have to sew them together to a have a rectangle big enough for the next step.
Step 3: Circle
Fold the rectagle in two, put something circular on it and draw the circle on the fabric with a pencil or chalk.
Step 4: Sew
Sew the circle on the two layers. This can be difficult at first, but when you do it some times it will be simpler.
Leave a little opening. Reverse it.
Step 5: Stuff
Stuff the circles. I've used scraps of cotton and wool from three sweaters I've previously done.
Step 6: Close
Sew the opening. Maybe you can do it by sewing machine, I've done it by hand.
Step 7: Lines
Thread a tapestry needle with thick green yarn. Pass it from the centre to the border of the pumpkin from 6 to 8 times, as you like and in base of the dimension of the pumpkin. Pull it a lot, as I done (look at the photos) to "depress" the stuffed circle.
Step 8: Crochet
Crochet the remaining tail of the green yarn, doing loops and tendrils.
Step 9: Done!
It's done! Use it to decore, or let you cat attack it :D
If you, like me, prefer crochet to sewing, you can look at my amigurumi pumpkin:
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