DIY - 15 MINUTE VELVET PUMPKINS

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This is one of my absolute favorite DIY/Craft projects done my my friend @sylwia.szymaniuk its a very simple make but looks a million dollars and its takes just 15 minutes to create this autumnal display - so lets get started

Materials :
fabric - velvet or any other type of your choice
2 plates to draw and trace the pattern - big plate used here was 49cm and smaller was 38cm
filling - you can use pillow stuffing from an old pillow , dry beans or heck even rice hehe
pumpkin tails or old news paper and sticky tape- the masking tape type as its paper and make a shape yourself - add extra 5 min time)
needle and a thread
scissors
pencil /pen / fabric marking pen - choice is yours
super glue
spray paint of your choice
How To :

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Using a plate draw a circle on the left side if the fabric , and cut the circle out

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Using a needle and a thread loosely gather the edge of the fabric co you have a few “sea like folds” ;) do it all around - make sure that as you are pulling the fabric tighter you leave a small hole for the stuffing , and leave some thread on the ends so when you fill the pumpkin with stuffing you be able to pull and tie it in

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Now its time to fill your “pumpkin” with stuffing and then pull the lose thread to close it up - or just sew it in ; ) both ways work - you can even add a smaller circle patch on top and then sew it in for a more “fancier” finish ;)

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As soon as you created your paper and sticky tape tails - best to use a paper masking tape for it , or used a real ones - spray paint them with your choice of spray paint and glue them to the top of your pumpkin - and you are done

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Thank you Sylvia for showing us how to create this beautiful autumnal creations
Love Pati



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