|Original Pin from Fiskars.com|
- I don't like Halloween.
- I really likes Christmas (Seriously, a Christmas blog theme in October?).
- I tend to skip over decorating or crafting for Autumn and go straight to Christmas.
But this little pumpkin pincushion was so cute, I had to try making one. Turned out to be a very quick and simple project.
The instructions for curling the ribbon require starch, and I didn't have any, so I simply wound the ribbon around a pencil and steamed it several times with my iron, let it cool completely and slid off the pencil. We'll see how long the curl holds. Here's my version:
This project was under an hour - including time to dig through the scrap box for orange fabrics. The original calls for two alternating prints, but I used four prints to use up some small scraps. This is a great idea for a quick gift, or make them assembly-line style and whip up an entire pumpkin patch to use as table favors or craft fair items.