Fabric Pumpkins – DIY in 15 Minutes

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Fall is in the air. Are you ready to snuggle up in a warm blanket and drink warm, pumpkin-spiced beverages? We are! To celebrate the coming coolness, and get ready for fall, we have a Fabric Pumpkins craft you can create in 15 minutes. This DIY project is the perfect way to start your fall decorating.

Make your fall decor extra adorable with fabric pumpkins. They only take 15 minutes to create with this easy DIY tutorial.

DIY Fall Craft: 15 Minute Fabric Pumpkins

These fabric pumpkins are a great addition to any fall decor. Don’t miss our video tutorial at the bottom of the post to see the step-by-step process.

Pumpkin Supplies:

  • Fabric
  • Stuffing
  • Twigs
  • Trimmings
  • Scissors
  • Glue Gun
  • Needle, Thread, and Embroidery Floss

How To Make Fabric Pumpkins

Step One: Cut your fabric into a rectangle. Fold it with the outside facing in.

Step Two: Stitch the open side of your fabric with small, even stitches.

stitching fabric to make a pumpkin

Step Three: Flip your fabric right side out.

Step Four: Sew around the perimeter with a large gathering stitch.

Step Five: After you have stitched one side, gather it up and knot it shut.

Step Six: Sew the other side with the same large gathering stitch, and stuff the inside.

Gather your fabric around the stuffing to create a pumpkin

When it is stuffed to your satisfaction, pull the gathering string to close and knot.

Step Seven: Sew the pumpkin ridges with your embroidery floss.

Step Eight: Fluff your pumpkin, and create your stem with a stick and trimmings.

fabric pumpkin trimmings

You will hot glue the stem in place.

Step Nine: Finish your fabric pumpkin off with a cute ribbon bow, and you are done!

In 15 minutes, you have made your very own fabric pumpkin that is sure to impress.

To see the full tutorial make sure to watch the below video.

Fabric Pumpkins Video Tutorial

What kind of pumpkins are you going to create this year?

More DIY Fall Craft Ideas

For more fall crafting fun, check out our monogramed burlap pillow and 50 fall wreath ideas. If you are looking for more ideas for decorating with pumpkins, we have fun ideas for no carve pumpkin decorating.

50 Beautiful Fall Wreath Ideas | Dress up your house for fall with these easy DIY tutorials. With 50 fall wreaths for front door decor, you are sure to find the perfect wreath for your house.

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