DIY Fall Velvet Pumpkins

6 Materials
45 Minutes

These DIY Fall Velvet Pumpkins are inexpensive and simple to make.

My six-year-old daughter and I put them together in less than 45 minutes. She loved helping and thanks to my mother in law, we had the supplies all ready to go.

Supply List

Glue gun and glue sticks

Velvet fabric 8″-9″ round circle cut outs

Large eye needle

Embroidery Floss


Pumpkin stems ( etsy or ebay is a good place to find these).

Optional- Funnel

First, cut 9″ rounds of velvet fabric.

Next, sew embroidery floss in and out along the edge of the entire circle.

Next tighten both strings on the velvet to loosely close the pumpkin, leaving space for a funnel.

Place a funnel in the pouch and fill it with white rice.

Pull the strings tight to close the pumpkin and secure it by tying a double knot to the embroidery floss/string. Cut excess string away.

Repeat for all of the pumpkins.

Place hot glue in the middle of the pumpkin to close up the fabric and secure the stem.

Hold the stem until the glue has somewhat dried and hardened.

Once the glue is dry, you are finished. Repeat for the rest of the pumpkins.

This would make such a group craft and also a fun craft to make with kids.

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  • Linda Wells Linda Wells on Sep 14, 2021

    These look so easy to make and they are gorgeous. Umm, think I’m going to copy these. Thanks for sharing.

  • Flipturn Flipturn on Sep 26, 2021

    A source of inexpensive pieces of velvet or velveteen fabric can be thrift stores.

    Look for holiday dresses or costumes in girls, or toddler sizes.