No-Sew Sweater Pumpkins

5 Materials
$15
1 Hour
Easy

If you have any old sweaters, here is a perfect pumpkin DIY that sure to bring charm to your tables, mantels or anywhere around the house.


This is a easy project because no-sewing is involved.


Supplies needed:


Sweater: (4 small pumpkins use 2 long sleeves) (2 large pumpkins use 2 long sleeves)

Newspaper: ( 3-4 for small pumpkins) (6-7 for large pumpkins.)

Rubber bands:( Use 2 rubber bands for each end.)

Twine or hemp cord

Glue gun

Step 1: Cut the Sleeves

Gather your old sweater and cut the sleeves. You will need the entire length of the sweater depending how big you want to stuff the sleeve.

Step 2: Tie The End

After you have cut your sleeves get a 2 rubber bands and tie one end with it.

Step 3: Stuff With Newspaper

Turn the sleeves inside out and stuff with 3 or 4 newspaper until its nice and full. You can make them as big as you like or keep them small.

Step 4: Forming The Stem

To close the opening, tie with rubber band. You should have a long piece of leftover hanging sleeve. Here you will take the twine wrap around and around until your form the stem.

Step 5: Cut Leftover Sleeve

Cut off the leftover sleeve after you form the stem. Take the glue gun and add glue onto the twine to keep it secure. The stem should be around 2 or 3 inches long. You should be able to bend it.

Any price and availability information displayed on [relevant Amazon Site(s), as applicable] at the time of purchase will apply to the purchase of this product.
Hometalk may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page. More info

Top Hometalk Projects

Live Life In Color With These Amazing Ideas For Your Home
15 Awesome Projects To Get You Ready For St. Patrick's Day
Everything Red For Canada Day
31 Creative Ways To Fill Empty Wall Space
31 Clever Ideas To Reuse Muffin Pans And Cupcake Liners
15 Perfectly Round Tables
15 Clever Ways To Repurpose Old Light Bulbs
Simple Nature Decor

Want more details about this and other DIY projects? Check out my blog post!

Go

Have a question about this project?

Join the conversation

3 comments
Your comment...