No Sew Pumpkin Decoration

Hi, this is Maria from Sew Travel Inspired where each week I blog about my two passions – sewing and traveling. I am so happy to be here sharing a project with Practically Functional readers.

Recently I sewed and blogged about my Fabric Pumpkins for my autumn tablescapes. This was a fun project! But as with all my projects, I have scraps of beautiful fabric left. I’m always looking for fun, creative ways to use up those scraps, so I decided to make a no-sew pumpkin decoration.

This no sew pumpkin decoration is a quick and easy way to add some hints of fall into your decor.

Pumpkins decorations have such a long season. They look great from late September until after Thanksgiving. These little pumpkins are also a quick and easy project and safe enough for the kids to help with. In my book that all adds up to a win-win situation. Let’s get started!

No Sew Pumpkin Decoration

Here’s what you need for this project:

  • Three wooden embroidery hoops, (I had on hand 2 – 4” hoops and 1 – 8” hoop)
  • Three different fabrics for the pumpkins at least 2” bigger than the hoops (I used scraps from my pumpkin sewing project)
  • Green ribbon
  • Felt for the backing
  • Tacky glue and scissors


Step one: Cut your fabric scraps so they are 1 inch bigger than your hoops on all sides.

Step one

Step two: Insert the fabric into the hoops and tighten the clasp. Trim the fabric from the hoop.

Step two

Step three: Glue the felt to the back side of the hoops. Trim the backing fabric.

Step 3 A

Step 3 B

Step 3 C

Step four: Tie the ribbon in a bow to the clasp on the hoop, leaving long tails. Arrange the tails to look like pumpkin stems and secure the ends with tacky glue.

Step four

I love little projects like this that come together so quickly and easily. These little pumpkins look so cute on my mantel.

This no sew pumpkin decoration is a quick and easy way to add some hints of fall into your decor.

I hope you’ll all come and visit me at my blog, Sew Travel Inspired  as I sew my way across the USA. Jessi, I wish you a beautiful, happy, healthy baby. Thanks for the opportunity to share with your readers.

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If you liked this project, check out these other simple Halloween projects!

Jessi Wohlwend

I believe that anyone can do crafts and DIY projects, regardless of skill or experience. I love sharing simple craft ideas, step by step DIY project tutorials, cleaning hacks, and other tips and tricks all with one goal in mind: giving you the tools you need to “do it yourself”, complete fun projects, and make awesome things!

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