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Grab your favorite pattern fabric, hoops, and a few basic craft supplies to make these super cute embroidery hoop pumpkins – the perfect fall decor additions.

embroidery hoop pumpkins

You don’t need to be a sewing pro to make these embroidery hoop pumpkins.

I’m going to let you in on a little secret… I am a terrible seamstress. I can sew in a straight line, and that’s about it. But that has no bearing on my love for shopping for fabric. Strolling the fabric aisles at the craft store if my happy place. So anytime I find a craft that lets me use cute fabric that I find and not have to sew… I’m 100% there for it!

If you haven’t noticed already, I absolutely love anything farmhouse style. From Christmas stockings to faux book stacks, I was ecstatic to try this hoop craft to add an autumn touch.

And speaking of embroidery hoops, there are so many creative things you can make with them. And let me tell you, some of these get HIGHLY creative πŸ˜‰

plaid embroidery hoop pumpkins

WHY I LOVE THIS PROJECT

Aside from being super cute, I like the versatility of this craft. You can choose any fabric pattern to match perfectly with the decor theme you already have going on in your home. And, it’s made from commonly used supplies that you most likely already have lying around in your craft room.

Just to give you a little fabric shopping tip: you can purchase the fabric fat quarters to get a variety of plaids without spending a lot of money.

Making these craft pumpkins will give your fall theme an extra special (and cute) boost! Oh, and you’ll love that it takes less than 30 minutes!

Related: While you’re in the fall crafting mood, and have your embroidery hoops out, be sure to check out these embroidery hoop pumpkin orbs as well.

SUPPLIES NEEDED

  • Embroidery Hoops (3, 5, and 7″ in diameter)
  • Your choice of Fall-inspired plaid fabrics
  • 9×12″ craft felt in olive green, dark green, and dark brown
  • Dark brown acrylic craft paint
  • Paintbrush
  • Natural Jute Twine (from the Dollar Store or Dollar Tree)
  • Fabric glue
  • Scissors
  • Hot glue gun and sticks supplies needed to make embroidery hoop pumpkins

TUTORIAL: HOW TO MAKE Embroidery Hoop Pumpkins

Here’s a quick step-by-step tutorial:

  1. First, gather all of your supplies. Then, paint your embroidery hoops with the dark brown acrylic craft paint. Set them aside to dry. paint the wood hoops brown
  2. Fit the plaid fabrics loosely into the wooden embroidery hoops. Pull the fabric gently from the back to ensure the fabric is taught.
  3. Tighten the screw at the top of the hoop. Using scissors, trim the excess fabric from the back of each embroidery hoop. trim away excess fabric
  4. Apply a thin line of fabric glue to the cut edge of the fabric to secure. Set them aside to dry.
  5. Cut small, medium, and large rectangles of dark green and olive green felt. Then, cut out football (or leaf) shapes that will become your leaves. cut felt leaves
  6. Apply a small dot of hot glue to the tips of the leaves and fold to give dimension.
  7. Cut long, skinny rectangles of dark brown felt for the pumpkin stems. Fold the felt in half and thread it through the screw at the top of the hoop. add brown felt to the top of the embroidery hoop
  8. Open the loop, insert the cut ends and pull tight to create the pumpkin stems. Trim away the excess with scissors.
  9. Cut several lengths of natural jute twine and tie them in a knot around the stem of the hoop pumpkins. Trim away the excess with scissors.
  10. To finish, attach felt leaves to the top of each hoop pumpkin wit the hot glue gun.

This is a quick and easy craft you can make for your own home or as gifts for friends and family. Mix and match patterns and colors to create a personalized set of embroidery hoop pumpkins.

MORE EMBROIDERY HOOP CRAFTS:

plaid embroidery hoop pumpkins

Embroidery Hoop Pumpkins

Yield: 3 pumpkins

With just a few supplies, these embroidery hoop pumpkins can put the perfect touch on any fall-inspired farmhouse theme.

Materials

  • Embroidery Hoops (3, 5, and 7" in diameter)
  • Your choice of Fall-inspired plaid fabrics
  • 9x12" felt craft cuts in olive green, dark green, and dark brown
  • Dark brown acrylic craft paint
  • Paintbrush
  • Natural Jute Twine (from the Dollar Store or Dollar Tree)
  • Fabric glue
  • Scissors
  • Hot glue gun and sticks

Instructions

  1. First, gather all of your supplies. Then, paint your embroideriy hoops with the dark brown acrylic craft paint. Set them aside to dry.
  2. Fit the plaid fabrics loosely into the wooden embroidery hoops. Pull the fabric gently from the back to ensure the fabric is taught.
  3. Tighten the screw at the top of the hoop. Using scissors, trim the excess fabric from the back of each embroidery hoop.
  4. Apply a thin line of fabric glue to the cut edge of the fabric to secure. Set them aside to dry.
  5. Cut small, medium, and large rectangles of dark green and olive green felt. Then, cut out football (or leaf) shapes that will become your leaves.
  6. Apply a small dot of hot glue to the tips of the leaves and fold to give dimension.
  7. Cut long, skinny rectangles of dark brown felt for the pumpkin stems. Fold the felt in half and thread it through the screw at the top of the hoop.
  8. Open the loop, insert the cut ends and pull tight to create the pumpkin stems. Trim away the excess with scissors.
  9. Cut several lengths of natural jute twine and tie them in a knot around the stem of the hoop pumpkins. Trim away the excess with scissors.
  10. To finish, attach felt leaves to the top of each hoop pumpkin wit the hot glue gun.

DON’T FORGET TO PIN THIS PUMPKIN CRAFT FOR LATER:

fall embroidery hoop pumpkins

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