Fabric Pumpkins


  • Plastic pumpkin (the type children use for trick or treat)
    Halloween print or sold fabric (amount needed to
    completely cover the outside of the the pumpkin)

  • Glue gun/glue sticks

  • small tree branch 1-2" in diameter (for stem)

  • black and orange tissue

  • newspaper

  • Fall leaves

  • Styrofoam block

  • bag of wrapped candy


  • Directions

  • Place pumpkin on center of wrong side of fabric.  Bring fabric up sides of pumpkin
    pleating and folding as necessary
    Glue fabric ends to inside of pumpkin all around until completely covered.
    Allow to dry
    Glue Styrofoam block to inside center bottom of pumpkin.
    Force branch into Styrofoam block and glue in place to secure.
    Fill pumpkin to 3/4 with newspaper and ten fill to top with colored tissue.
    Glue a few fall eaves to stem.
    Empty bag of wrapped candies on top of tissue.
    Optional - Trim with raffia and leaves if desired.

    This makes a wonderful Halloween centerpiece.  You can make several of
    different sizes and group them.






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