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November 7, 2011

Tutorial: 3 dimensional pumpkin felt art



I think autumn decorations must be my very favorite to make. Maybe that's because of the beautiful color scheme of the season. I am soaking up all the glowing reds, burnt oranges, mustard yellows, chocolatey browns. 

This give thanks/pumpkin picture was really fun to make. I've been itching to try it after thinking of it a couple weeks ago and I'm happy it turned out like I imagined. Cause that doesn't always happen, you know. ;)
All you need to make your own picture is some felt, embroidery floss and a picture frame.

  • First cut a piece of felt to fit in your picture frame.

  • Cut six pumpkin shapes out of orange felt. Yes, six pumpkin shapes. I wasn't sure how many I would need so I cut out eight. sorry!

  • Take one shape and fold it in half. 

  • Place a line of hot glue down the fold.

  • Stick it on the center of the sheet of felt.

  • Continue gluing the shapes on either side of your first one until all are used.
  • Cut a small circle out of green felt.
  • Cut a spiral.
  • Glue the center of the spiral above the pumpkin. Trim if necessary.
  • Cut out a stem out of brown felt and stitch on. 
  • Embroider a sentiment below the pumpkin and frame. Make sure to take the glass out of the picture frame!
 
  • Enjoy! 




Creative Itch






15 comments:

  1. How pretty, Alison! That's such a neat idea. :)

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  2. This is so cute! I wonder if I could find time to make one... :)

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  3. I really love this! Thinking about stopping at the store on the way home from work to get the necessary felt. :)

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  4. Love it! I have tons of felt and will definitely give this a try! Thanks for sharing.

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  5. How creative! I want to make one now. :) Thank you so much for the tutorial.

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  6. I just saw that you are a guest post on Ucreate! That is so neat!

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  7. This is really cool...I have got to get me some felt! So many neat things to be done!

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  8. LOVE this!! I'm going to have to go get me some felt so I can make one!

    Thanks for sharing @'Sew Cute Tuesday'!!

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  9. This is really cute. I'm featuring it on my blog sometime soon. Thanks for the inspiration!!
    little-inspirations.blogspot.com

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  10. So cute!
    I love pumkins!
    Hugs form Spain Allison
    Liliana

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  11. Simply awesome... And I really luv your blog... its sooo wel designed. SIMPLE & ELEGANT.

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  12. I am ur latest follower...
    thanks for posting great stuff.

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  13. Just wanted to let you know that I'll be featuring you tomorrow @'Sew Cute Tuesday'! Have a great week!

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  14. I found your idea on pinterest and just had a group of adults with disabilities. It was the perfect difficulty level for all that we had attend and it turned out so cute!! Thanks for sharing your work.

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