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Ruffled Pumpkin….

Bought several pumpkins from Dollar Tree,

Now what to do, what to do,

Took me a long time before I decided on a pumpkin with ruffles…

Isn’t it cute?

Here’s how…

Used a stencil knife to cut out the stem, then primed with white paint.

Ripped 6, 1 1/4″ wide strips using Osnaburg muslin (love it, rips well)

Gathered the fabric on the top of the long edge, and starting pinning to pumpkin. I  didn’t hem the fabric, and just overlapped the edges at the end of each row.

Kept adding another row until I reached the top. Once I had all the rows done I went back and hot glued, removed pins.  So Shabby!

I had a remnant piece of burlap ribbon and tucked inside, and put a Dollar Tree black crow on top.

A closeup, loving it!

Got to go, need to make a few more!

What have you been doing with your pumpkins?

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Comments

  1. says

    Hi Cathy! That is so cute. I never would have thought of that! I just spray painted three of those $T pumpkins today. 2 Black and 1 white. I think I’m gonna put some beads on mine since I haven’t seen that yet. What do you think?

    • says

      Hi Andrea, I think that would be cool! On the black glittery rhinestones, gosh the possibilities are endless. Do they have them at the Dollar Tree? Maybe I should head over!

  2. says

    Hi Cathy,
    Found you on Debbiedoos Newbie list and I love the pumpkin, it’s so adorable. I’m following you now and I hope you will do the same.

    Linda

  3. says

    This is so cute.Im a new follower to your blog.I think what tops of this cute pumpkin is the crow ,how adorable.Thanks for sharing.Hope to see you again soon!

  4. says

    What a wonderful ruffled pumpkin, Cathy. TFS your process on creating it. I loveto sew so it was a real treat to see this special pumpkin. Gorgeous. I am a follower, and I have picked up your blog button. Hope you will join my new blog as well, and grab my blog button as well. Enjoy your week. Look forward to getting to know you. Hugs,Gayle
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  5. says

    Hi lovely lady. I love this for fall. Im your newest folllower on your sweet blog.
    I hope you come follow me also. I just put my newest Tablescape on my blog.
    Have a great day.
    Diane

  6. says

    Cute as can be! I’m visiting from Debbiedoo’s and so glad to find you. I think we have a lot in common. Stop by and say hi when you can….there’s a giveaway going right now. :-)

    Pat

  7. says

    CYUTE Idea!!! Ruffled pumpkins! Who’d have ever thought to do that??? I think that’s a real keeper! The crow and next on top are adorable. Thanks so much for linking up with Pearls and Lace Thursday! What a great post!
    Blessings, Doni

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