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Fall Sewing Project Tutorial: How to make a Painted Burlap Rustic Pumpkin
 

How to make a Painted Burlap Rustic Pumpkin craft.

Free Fall Sewing Project Tutorial:
 
How to make a Painted Burlap Rustic Pumpkin
 
You Will Need:
 
1/3 yard of burlap
jute rope
stick from a tree branch
orange folk art paint
beans, rice, sand, or stuffing beads or pellets
craft stuffing or fiberfill
basic sewing supplies
 
If you love all things primitive and rustic, then you will love this painted burlap rustic pumpkin! It's nothing fancy, just a simple pumpkin made from painted burlap with the raw edges showing. A stick is used for the stem, and jute rope to hold it all together; plain, simple, and rustic, perfect for your country home!
 
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To make the pattern, fold a piece of computer paper lengthwise and draw a curved line as shown.

With the paper still folded cut along the line.

Open up the paper and mark on your pattern, "Burlap Pumpkin Cut 4." 
How to make a Painted Burlap Rustic Pumpkin craft. Pin and cut 4 pieces from burlap fabric.
Sew the burlap pumpkin pieces together. Place 2 burlap pieces together and pin one curved side as shown. Stitch down the side seam using the pressure foot as your guide.

Do the same to the other 2 burlap pieces.

Sew the burlap pumpkin pieces together. Place the 2 pieces that are sewn together together having the raw seams on the outside as shown.

Pin on the right side seam and the left side seam as shown leaving the top and bottom alone.

Stitch along both seams.

This is what the top of the burlap pumpkin will look like. This is what the bottom will look like.
How to make a Painted Burlap Rustic Pumpkin craft. Cut a 3.5" square and pin over the bottom as shown.
How to make a Painted Burlap Rustic Pumpkin craft. Stitch in place pivoting around the corners.
Paint the burlap pumpkin craft. Fill the bottom of the pumpkin 1/3 of the way with rice, beans, or plastic craft pellets. Stuff the rest of the pumpkin with craft stuffing.
How to make a Painted Burlap Rustic Pumpkin craft. Place a stick in the top center of the pumpkin and wrap the jute rope around tying a knot to hold in place. Continue wrapping the rope around catching the burlap and the stem. Hot glue the ends of the rope to hold in place.
How to make a Painted Burlap Rustic Pumpkin craft. Enjoy your painted burlap rustic pumpkin!

 
 
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