How to Make a Fabric Pumpkin Container

Having been troubled in looking all over for a few small things for a long time, finally I got a good solution from the pumpkin craft ideas. This fabric container in pumpkin shape can hold scattered things together in its powerful body. Besides, you can find what you want easily if you had put them inside before.Apart from a pumpkin body, a lid is also designed for the fabric container, which helps to keep things inside clean. As long as you make use of your imagination, you can make the pumpkin craft ideas more functional and helpful.


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    Cut the container pattern.
    • Cut out a piece of floral fabric of 15 centimeter (5.9 in) radius; trace 9 centimeter (3.5 in) radius circle on the paper; divide it to 16 parts; cut out the template.
    • Trace the paper template to the inside middle of the floral fabric; mark the fabric as it is shown below.
    • Make 16 circular fabrics; stuff quilting inside each circular fabric; place them to the outer 16 small sections.
    • Baste the edge of floral fabric; sew each dividing line of the stuffed piece.
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    Sew the container pattern.
    • Seam the edges of the floral fabric and stuffed pieces to the same size below.
    • Cut out 1 centimeter (0.4 in) wide floral fabric.
    • Hem the 1 centimeter (0.4 in) wide floral fabric to the opening side of the container.
    • Cut out two strips of floral fabric; stuff the strips; sew one side inside the hemming.
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    Make the container bottom and lid.
    • Sew the other handle inside the hemming in the same way.
    • Cut out two cardboard pieces of 9 centimeter (3.5 in) radius; wrap both with floral fabric; stick each piece with double-sided tape.
    • Stick one wrapped cardboard to the inner bottom the container; stick a button in the middle of the other wrapped cardboard and add a felt leaf below the button. Then a lid is done.

Things You'll Need

  • Cotton fabric
  • Felt
  • Fabric wrapped buttons
  • Sewing threads
  • Needle
  • Scissors
  • Quilting
  • Paper
  • Pen
  • Compasses
  • Cardboard
  • Double-sided tape
  • Glue

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