Pumpkins in a Row Tutorial

It’s October! In the spirit of the season, here’s a tutorial (and pattern!) I posted three years ago.

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Fisheyes and Magpies

Pumpkins in a Row

As promised, a tutorial for a fun, festive, Halloween pillow! All the particulars and templates can be found here:

Pumpkins in a Row Instructions

Pumpkins Template

A companion to the two PDF files above, here’s a step by step photo walkthrough to help you along!

Print and cut out paper templates from the PDF above. Print and cut out paper templates from the PDF above.

Place face pumpkin on matching blank and check for any overlapping. This particular pumpkin is not perfect, so you'll have to trim so both pieces are the same! Place face pumpkin on matching blank and check for any overlapping. This particular pumpkin is not perfect, so you’ll have to trim so both pieces are the same!

Cut out facial features. Cut out facial features.

Pin blank template to brown felt and cut around edge. Pin blank template to brown felt and cut around edge.

Place pumpkin templates FACE DOWN on orange felt and outline pumpkins and faces with marker. This will be the wrong side of the pumpkins, and ink won't show on other side. Place pumpkin templates FACE DOWN on orange felt and outline pumpkins and faces with marker. This will be the wrong side of the pumpkins, and ink won’t show on other side.

Outline Pumpkins

Carefully cut out faces with small scissors. Carefully cut out faces with small scissors.

Pumpkin cut outs

Cut Fabric according to dimensions in the instructions PDF. Cut Fabric according to dimensions in the instructions PDF.

Sew back according to pattern listed in the instructions PDF, leaving a 1/4 inch seam allowance. Sew back according to pattern listed…

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