Wednesday, October 7, 2020

How to Sew a Pumpkin with Cuddle Minky Plush Fabric (Video Tutorial)

Fabrics and notions you’ll need to make a pumpkin with Cuddle® minky plush fabric

These products can be substituted for whatever you have on hand, but here is what Teresa recommends for her pumpkin tutorial:

  • Cuddle® or Luxe Cuddle® fabrics (1/4 yard of each)
  • Stainless Steel Snap-Off Graphics Knife (SAC-1 / Olfa)
  • 45mm rotary cutter
  • Felt tip marker
  • ByAnnie's Stiletto & Pressing Tool
  • Stuffing (Royal Silk or Poly-Fil / Fairfield World)
  • Long flower-head pins
  • Double sided fusible web (Appli-Web Plus / Quilters Select)
  • Polyester thread
  • 90/14 Stretch needle
  • Hand sewing needle
  • Pumpkin Sewing Pattern by Retro Mama

Tips for sewing a pumpkin with Cuddle® minky plush fabric

  • Choose a Cuddle® 3 for easier construction, but don’t be afraid of using a Luxe Cuddle® to make it extra fun and fluffy.
  • Try pinning parallel for the ¼” seams. If you pin perpendicular, make sure to pin often to avoid the layers shifting away from each other.
  • Use felt or two layers of Cuddle® 3 for the leaves. 
  • Use felt or one layer of Cuddle® 3 sewn into a tube for the stem.
  • Mix and match the fabrics for a fun, textural display.


Linen, Herringbone, Denim, and Chambray in stock

It may not even be summer yet, but now is the time to head in and pick up the material for your fall wardrobe. Pictures aren't much here...