Fabric Scraps Pumpkin Table Runner

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By General Crafts Contributor Victoria from the blog Dazzle While Frazzled.

Use up your fall fabric scraps and create a colorful pumpkin table runner

Do you have a towering pile of fabric scraps that you can’t part with? Turn them into a fun pumpkin-shaped table runner for a holiday tablescape that’ll last Halloween through Thanksgiving. This can easily be a no-sew project!



Step #1:

I gathered my fabric scraps and laid out a hand-sketched pumpkin shape on top. I cut seven pumpkin shapes from my scraps. Depending on the length of your table, you may need to add more (or less) pumpkins.


Step #2:

I pinned these scrappy pumpkins on top of muslin. I used them as a template to cut a larger pumpkin shape around it.


Step #3:

I used a corresponding fabric to cut rectangles, approximately 3×4” in size. I then rolled them into a cigar-like shape to use as a stem. I pinned the stem in between the fabric scrap pumpkin and the muslin to hold in place.


I opted to sew the fabric scrap pumpkin to the muslin pumpkin but you can just as easily use fabric glue or a hot glue gun to secure the two fabric pumpkins and stem together.

Step #4:

I laid the pumpkins  out in a row and used glue to overlap them and secure them together. I also used a green fabric to cut leaf shapes and used glue to adhere them to the pumpkins.


Step #6:
Add small strips of ribbon near the pumpkin stem for additional pumpkin detail.

Lay the pumpkin runner on your table to enjoy throughout the pumpkin spice season!

Use up your fall fabric scraps and create a colorful pumpkin table runner

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About Victoria

Hi! I'm Victoria, the Dazzle behind the Frazzle! I am the {often frazzled} mom to three kids, ages 2-7. Even though I'm sorta reserved in personality, when it comes to our home, it is full of color, unique DIY home decor projects and lots of quirks and character. I love that my ideas aren't what you may find all over Pinterest. My biggest thrill is coming up thrifty solutions to pricier decor ideas! I rip out pages from pricey catalogs and inspire to make it myself. Some popular projects include Backsplash with a 1920s Vibe, DIY Hanging Orb Planter and No Sew Cloth Basket Liners. Visit DazzleWhileFrazzled today!

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