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12 September 2013

Simply Sewn || Sweet Felt Pumpkins Halloween Craft Idea

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Hi all!! I am spending my hours with this new little baby girl, so you get to soak in a few extra tutorials from our contributors over the next few weeks. (Did you see Alex's super cute apple garland earlier this week??)  Prepare yourself -- they are AWESOME! Welcome back Onel for this simple and sweet pumpkin tutorial!

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DIY Tutorial: Mini Pumpkin | onelmon for A Nest for All Seasons


Hello friends of the Nest! It's Onel here again and today I'm sharing this mini pumpkin sewing tutorial
 for the upcoming Halloween celebration. Are you joining me going through this simple tutorial?

What you need:

  1. Felt;
  2. Drinking straw;
  3. Cotton (filling);
  4. Needle & thread;
  5. Scissors;
  6. Glue.
DIY Tutorial: Mini Pumpkin | onelmon for A Nest for All Seasons

Step 1: Start by cutting 8 pieces of symmetrical leaf-shaped felt. Take two of them and join them on their sides with stitches.

DIY Tutorial: Mini Pumpkin | onelmon for A Nest for All Seasons

And you'll get something like this.

DIY Tutorial: Mini Pumpkin | onelmon for A Nest for All Seasons

Step 2: Continue repeating the first step for the other 6 felt leaves. 
Note that the last leaf is to be joined back to the first leaf.

DIY Tutorial: Mini Pumpkin | onelmon for A Nest for All Seasons

Step 3: When you are done, turn this orange-looking felt inside out. 
(Don't worry with the ugly stitches you see, we are trying to get the messy mummy stitches here).

DIY Tutorial: Mini Pumpkin | onelmon for A Nest for All Seasons

Step 4: Now stuff your filling in!

DIY Tutorial: Mini Pumpkin | onelmon for A Nest for All Seasons

Step 5: When you think it has contained enough, you can choose to close the little
 (bottom) hole with a piece of circular felt or you can leave it as it is.

DIY Tutorial: Mini Pumpkin | onelmon for A Nest for All Seasons

Step 6: Turn the pumpkin upside down. Cut a small piece of black drinking straw and apply a bit of glue on it (bottom part). 
With a pair of scissors, make some way through the filling to give a space for the straw to stand inside the pumpkin.

DIY Tutorial: Mini Pumpkin | onelmon for A Nest for All Seasons

Step 7: Finally add a little piece of dark brown-colored felt on top of the pumpkin and there you go, 
an easy felt pumpkin for your Halloween decorations. Hope you like it! :-)

I LOVE it Onel and I am sure readers will too!  
Ready readers??  Let's make these pumpkins blow up on pinterest!



If you want to check out more brilliant tutorials from our very own sewing ninja Onel, visit her blog Onelmon!

To check out her previous posts (along with all the other contributors!), 
you can now find them under the contributor posts button at the top of the blog or simply click HERE!


1 COMMENTS:

diamondc Thursday, October 03, 2013  

I positively love this little pumpkin thank-you for the patterns and directions.
Catherine

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