It's "Punkin" making time! - The Style Sisters

It's "Punkin" making time!

By The Style Sisters - Monday, September 16, 2013

I have seen these little velvet punkins everywhere and decided to whip up a few...I am lazy when it comes to crafting so the easier the better and let me tell ya this is the easiest DIY ever! I found this gold velvet fabric at a garage sale a year or so ago for like $2.00 or $3.00 so I dug it out of my pile of scraps and made some.
Soooooo I actually did this 2 different ways and when you look at them at the end you really can't tell the difference. First way....I took a square of fabric and ran a long gathering stitch all the way around in a circle (not perfectly by any stretch of the imagination)
I pulled the threads to gather up all the fabric and left a pretty big opening.
I filled the opening with batting and then scrunched it up and tied it with some ribbon...done!!
The second way I made them is the NO SEW way! Take your square of fabric grab some batting...plop it in the middle and gather up the fabric and cinch it with a rubber band! Add ribbon or raffia. The punkin pictured on the left is the no sew and the one on the right is the sewn one (I used a little bit bigger piece of fabric so it made a larger Punkin).

Here is one of the Punkins on my fall table. I left the edges raw and it looks rustic and fun.
You can see more of my fall tablescape HERE
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  1. I love the tut on the pumpkins and I love the fact that the material is so perfect velvet, wow and the color is just the right color not to orangie, I love the way they turned out...loved the post...come on over and see my house guest goules, would love to know what you think of them...Phyllis

  2. This is my kind of project! No sewing! I love the rubber band idea. I've been pulling out the orange fabric but had forgotten all about the gold remnants that I have! Thanks for sharing! Have a blessed week!

  3. I agree with Tammy, the no sew version is my kind of project. I love how these look. The color is fantastic!


  4. I just can't get enough of "punkin's"...thanks for sharing your sweet and easy version!

  5. These are the cutest ones I've seen! Seriously, great! I was just thinking yesterday that I wanted to make some for my daughter for her Oct birthday, so I'm so glad to have found your great instructions. Thanks so much,

  6. Your punkins are so cute! The velvet look is so pretty! I'd love for you to link this up to our All Things Thursday Blog Hop when you get a chance! Hope to see you there!


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