Rustic Pumpkin Plushie

Materials

  • Natural canvas fabric
  • Green cardstock
  • Orange button
  • Twig
  • Natural raffia
  • Polyester fiberfill

Tools

  • Sewing machine and white thread
  • Sewing needle
  • Sizzix Big Shot Die-Cutting System and Tim Holtz Alterations Dies: Bigz Tattered Pinecone, Movers & Shapers Pumpkin Jack
  • Acrylic paints: orange, dark brown
  • Dark green ink pad
  • Glue gun

Basic Supplies

scissors, ruler, pencil, newspapers, old toothbrush, paintbrush

Directions

STEP 1

  • Die cut two pumpkins from canvas fabric. Paint front of one piece and back of other piece orange. Dip toothbrush into dark brown paint and spatter orange surfaces. Let dry.

STEP 2

  • Die cut several branches from green cardstock; randomly ink branches dark green.

STEP 3

  • Sew pumpkin pieces wrong sides together, leaving opening at top. Firmly stuff pumpkin, pushing stuffing to corners using paintbrush handle. Use glue gun to glue stem into opening; hand-sew opening closed.

STEP 4

  • Tie several strands of raffia into bow. Use glue gun to adhere bow, branches, and button to stem.

Tip

  • 1. Display several pumpkins together in a basket or sew onto a grapevine or twine garland.
by Debi Adams for Sizzix
Rustic Pumpkin Plushie
Rustic Pumpkin Plushie