Dollar Store Felt Rainbow Pumpkins

Fall has arrived in most areas of the country, but in Florida we are still getting sunshine with highs in the 90’s and afternoon rainstorms.  So, what follows rain and sunshine?  Dollar store felted rainbow pumpkins!  A quick and easy no sew project to brighten your Fall season.

Time: 30 Minutes

Skill Level:  Beginner

YOU WILL NEED:

• Kunin Classics™ Felt Yardage – Red, Orange, Yellow, Pirate Green, Peacock, Royal Blue and Orchid (1/2 yard each)

• Kunin Classics™ Felt 9” x 12” Craft Cuts – Olive (1)

• Dollar Store Foam Pumpkins – seven

• Sizzix Big Shot with Bigz Die Leaves

• Glue Gun and Glue Sticks

• Scissors, Craft Knife, Branch Trimmers

• Tree Branch

STEP ONE:

Remove the tag and stem from each pumpkin.  Carefully cut a 1-inch by 1-inch section in the top of each pumpkin, remove and discard.

STEP TWO:

Fold the 18-inch length of each color of Kunin Classics™ Felt Yardage over to create a triangle.  Cut and then unfold to create an 18-inch square.  Place pumpkin in the center of the square.

STEP THREE:

Insert one corner of the felt into the hole at the top of the pumpkin.

Continue to gather and insert the felt into the pumpkin, using your fingers.  

If the felt gets bunched and tight, gently use the rounded closed blade from a pair of scissors to push the felt into the pumpkin.

STEP FOUR:

Cut at least seven leaves from Olive Kunin Classics™ Felt Craft Cuts using a die and die cutting machine.

STEP FIVE:

Collect a tree branch from the yard.  Cut seven, 2-inch lengths with branch cutters.  

STEP SIX:

Insert stem and leaf into hole and secure with glue gun and glue sticks.

I hope you will use my Dollar store felted rainbow pumpkins project as a jumping off point to showcase your Kunin Creativity and create some fun and colorful home décor for Halloween! Switch up the colors to match YOUR home’s décor, the possibilities are endless! Felt is an easy, versatile and forgiving medium which allows you to create affordable but trendy projects whether you are a beginner or an expert crafter!

You can now find an expanded color line of Kunin® Classicfelt and Kunin® Premiumfelt non-wovens fabrics in cut by the yard at your local Walmart; please inquire as to what is available in your area.

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Thanks for stopping by!

Creatively, Beth
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