Pumpkin Applique Pattern (you can draw your own or click HERE for pattern)
Burlap in two different colors (or any fabric of your choice)
Fabric for the stem
Pins (to hold jute vines in place while drying)
Pillow Cover (make your own, buy one, or use cover you already have)
First step is to decide on what kind of pillow cover you want to attach your applique to. I made a very quick and easy envelope pillow cover out of Osnaburg fabric. It's not a very thick fabric but I already had it so I decided to use it. Drop cloth fabric would work perfectly for this project. The easiest route of course, would be to use a pillow cover already made. There are so many pretty fall pillows out there in lots of pretty colors.
Trace or draw any pumpkin pattern you like or you can click HERE for mine and print it out.
Place piece of paper over pumpkin and trace three overlay pieces.
Place pumpkin pattern piece on dark-colored burlap and cut one.
Cut the other 3 pattern pieces out of the lighter-colored burlap.
Gluing jute around the applique pieces gives it a finished look and helps it to not unravel.
Arrange the jute to make vines and run glue underneath and pin down the string while it dries. Glue down your stem as well. I cut the edge off of a kitchen towel for the stem.
Isn't that the cutest pumpkin? Love!