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Fall Sewing Project Tutorial: How to make  Tapestry Pumpkins
 

You can make these easy to sew tapestry pumpkins from upholstry fabric samples.

Free Fall Sewing Project Tutorial:
 
How to make Tapestry Pumpkins
 
You will Need:
 
sample upholstery fabric squares
orange fabric for back of pumpkin
green fabric for stem
pretty ribbon
craft stuffing or fiberfill
basic sewing supplies
 
With some sample upholstery, drapery, or tapestry fabrics squares and some pretty ribbon you can stitch up these elegant pumpkins for Thanksgiving.
 
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A free DIY tutorial on how to make elegant tapestry pumpkins with pretty ribbon. For this project you will need:

(some fabric stores will give samples for free once the fabric is no longer in stock at their store.)

Make the Pattern:

Depending on the size of your upholstery square you may have to tape two pieces of computer fabric together to make your pumpkin pattern.

Draw a pumpkin pattern large enough to fit on the upholstery square.
A free DIY tutorial on how to make elegant tapestry pumpkins with pretty ribbon. Since you will most likely only have one square of upholstery fabric we will use that for the front of your pumpkin.

Place orange fabric for pumpkin back and one upholstery fabric pretty sides together. Pin pattern and cut around pattern piece.

A free DIY tutorial on how to make elegant tapestry pumpkins with pretty ribbon. Keep the fabrics pretty sides together. Pin around the outer edge of the pumpkin. Leave a 5" opening at the top. Stitch around the pumpkin using a 1/4" seam. (Don't forget to leave the opening at the top.)
A free DIY tutorial on how to make elegant tapestry pumpkins with pretty ribbon. Trim seams and turn pumpkin pretty side out through the opening.
A free DIY tutorial on how to make elegant tapestry pumpkins with pretty ribbon. Cut a 6" x 9" rectangle piece of green fabric for the pumpkin stem. Fold in half and stitch one long side and one short side.

Turn pretty side out through the small side that was not sewn.

A free DIY tutorial on how to make elegant tapestry pumpkins with pretty ribbon. Stuff pumpkin and stem with fiberfill. Place stem in top of pumpkin at the opening. Hand stitch in place and stitch opening closed.
A free DIY tutorial on how to make elegant tapestry pumpkins with pretty ribbon. Add a pretty ribbon to your pumpkin. Your elegant tapestry pumpkin is finished!

Place them as pillows on your furniture or in a basket in the corner with a pumpkin.

 
 
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