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6 Videos (18m)
    • Sweater Pumpkins INTRODUCTION

      1:54
    • Cutting Out

      1:34
    • Leaf & Stem

      4:09
    • Sewing

      5:14
    • Stuffing the Pumkin

      3:25
    • Finishing

      1:36

About This Class

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Add a little warmth and charm to your home this fall season with these pumpkins made from upcycled sweaters. These pumpkins make great home decor for both the Halloween and Thanksgiving season.

In this class you will learn how to make a soft sculpture pumpkin using upcycled sweaters, fleece or knit fabric. This is a fun and easy project that even a beginner seamstress can handle.

All you need is:

  • Sewing machine or you can sew by hand with a needle and thread.
  • Felted Wool sweaters, or mixed fiber sweaters work as well, knit or fleece
  • Pins
  • Scissors
  • Stuffing
  • Two shades of green felt
  • 2 inch length of thin tree branch
  • Hot glue gun/glue
  • Green 18 gauge cloth stem wire or green craft pipe cleaner

This class includes a downloadable PDF pattern and printable instructions for two sizes of pumpkins

Please join me!

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Jan Howell

Designer, Seamstrist, Artist

Jan is an artist, designer and seamstress who loves creating things with upcycled materials.

Her work is unique, authentic and a little on the whimsy side, as she combines different colors and textures that feel good to the eye and to the touch.

Jan's hope is to design patterns and projects that give others the opportunity to create items that are useful, brings them joy and to do it in a simple way.

Her patterns are available in her Fibers & Twigs Etsy shop and Craftsy.<...

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