Friday, November 8, 2013

Burlap Pumpkin

I've been seeing a lot of these burlap door hangings around, so I thought I'd give it a try.

Supplies:
burlap
acrylic paint
wire
clear spray
newspaper
parchment paper

I started by making a simple pumpkin pattern out of newspaper and cutting two out of burlap.



Next, I drew a chevron design on one of the pumpkins.  Then put parchment paper under it and started painting!



Then I sewed the two pumpkins together and stuffed with plastic bags.




I forgot to take a picture, but at this point I took it outside and sprayed the painted side with a couple coats of clear spray.  Once it was dry, I attached a bow and wire to hang.


 This project was really simple and I have a lot of ideas to make using this same method!






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