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November 22, 2017


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Jack-O-Pumpkin (for children or adults)

Level: Easy for Adults. Requires ability to cut patterns.

Completion Time: About 30 minutes

Got a Shirt – Make a Costume – Back to Shirt!

PumpkinMaterials:
1 orange t-shirt, several sizes too big
Black craft foam (2mm) or felt Green felt – 2 shades
VELCRO® Brand Sticky Back coins and squares – black
Craft glue
Fiberfill
Belt (optional)

Patterns: (download pattern pdf)
Tendril
Leaf (left and right)
Eyebrows
Nose
Mouth

Instructions:

  1. Print out pdf patterns. Enlarge patterns by 15% for adults.
  2. Cut out leaves from green felt. Stack leaves with smallest one on top, turn top leaf slightly and glue together. Cut tendril outline from green felt. Cut spiral lines to form tendril. Glue end at leaf base. [Tip: Use disappearing ink marking pen for transferring patterns.]
  3. Cut face pieces from black craft foam or felt.
  4. Attach leaves at neck and face pieces to t-shirt front with VELCRO® Brand Sticky Back coins and squares.
  5. Put on t-shirt and stuff front and back with fiberfill. Tuck shirt in or secure bottom edge with belt. Rearrange fiberfill as needed to fill out t-shirt like a pumpkin. (May want to wear undershirt to avoid itching from fiberfill.)
  6. After wearing, remove face, leaves, and VELCRO® Brand Sticky Back coins and squares to return t-shirt to original condition.

 

Designed by Kim Bell for Velcro USA Inc.

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