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Fabric Pumpkins {52 Quilt Block Pick Up}

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I love it when there is a project that you can do in like- 2 seconds…and all the supplies are in the house {or around it}!!  This is one of those that is on the top of the ‘get it done now’ list.

This one requires no sewing machine…..just a good hand for stuffing!  For the stick– send your kiddos outside to dig around for a little bit, I am sure they will find multiple possibilities to give a try.

no sew pumpkin for the fall /

 Stuffed Fabric Pumpkins

Materials needed:

1 roll toilet paper


fat quarter of Halloween or Fall fabric –or use a quilt block that is large enough to stuff


Leave- real or fake will work

materials needed for fabric pumpkin

1)  wrap newspaper around toilet paper– this gives it a bit more texture and oomph

2)  place toilet paper in the center of the fat quarter/quilt block.  Wrap fat quarter/quilt block around the newpaper/toilet roll- stuffing into top hole

3)  continue stuffing fat quarter into the top hole of the toilet paper roll

4)  stick a twig and leaf in the hole at the top.  Twist some twirly wire and stuff into top with the twig and leaf

fabric pumpkin with a roll of toilet paper /

Repeat multiple times for a super cute and easy Fall project.

I am thinking you could ‘display’ it on the toilet and if you run out– you just redocorate!

I looked and looked, but since I am really not an orange fabric kind of gal, I couldn’t find one quilt block that would fit the pumpkin fabric kind of theme.

Do you have a quilt block that you could use for this? 

easiest fabric pumpkin you can make!

This is part of the 52 UFO Quilt Block Pick Up seriesneed more ideas on what to do with your UFO Quilt Blocks? previous weeks and UFO Quilt Block ideas and easy sewing projects.

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6 thoughts on “Fabric Pumpkins {52 Quilt Block Pick Up}

  1. Cathryn Harper

    This is just too cute! My grandson loves to make gifts for his mom and his teachers–
    We will probably make several of these this week-end!

  2. Lori

    Becky, how clever. Now I can hide the TP in bath all the time, with just a change of material…. or coordinate to bath decor….

  3. Cristyl

    What a creatively easy idea!! I’m off to scour my fabric for something that will work!

  4. Jessi @ Practically Functional

    This is so cute, I love it! I featured this on my blog today! I’m just stopping by to pin it and say thanks again for sharing! You can check it out here, and grab a Featured button if you don’t already have one:

  5. Dina

    This is so cute, such a wonderfully creative idea.

  6. Jill

    This is fantastic for a fall decoration! You are very talented!
    Thank you for stopping by the Thoughtful Spot Weekly Blog Hop this week. We hope to see you drop by our neck of the woods next week!

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