A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Join us for fun, contests and discussions on Craftster's Facebook page!
Total Members: 313,566
Currently Running With Scissors:
209 Guests and 6 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: It's a Boy! Needle felted Gender reveal pumpkin  (Read 1437 times)
Tags for this thread: needle_felted  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit
« on: October 02, 2013 07:20:37 AM »

A friend of mine saw on Pinterest a fun way to reveal the gender of her new baby. She used a real pumpkin, drew on a face, attached a pacifier and then after the ultrasound told her it was a boy, she added a blue bowtie. She displayed her little pumpkin so everyone could see that it was a boy! I wanted to make her a felted pumpkin with the blue bowtie so that it would last forever.  Grin
sorry my pic is a little fuzzy

I started with a foam core. I haven't done this before, but I was pressed for time and I wanted my pumpkin to be a decent size.

I added on some plain wool I have lots of before adding on the orange, which I don't have lots of. I felted the stem separately and and added it after the orange.

I added the face with yellow wool, but it needed something more. I added the black for the eyes. It made him look much cuter. The bow tie I made separately and added on. I think he turned out rather cute.  I left him fluffier than I normally do, but I like the effect.

« Last Edit: October 02, 2013 07:23:54 AM by beeker » THIS ROCKS   Logged

Current Swaps:
Christmas Stocking Swap - crafting Smiley
« Reply #1 on: October 02, 2013 07:23:42 AM »

That is just too cute! I like him fluffy, it adds character. This is very well done. I must say, though, I was surprised it wasn't NSFW with the "gender reveal" title. Not upset at all, but surprised. Ha! You did a great job.

"The perplexity of life arises from there being too many interesting things in it for us to be interested properly in any of them."
- G. K. Chesterton

A clean house is a sign of a wasted life.

It's much more fun, this growing down. -RIP Uncle Shelby-
I Sew Cute
Jewelry and Trinkets Moderator
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

I'm a Fanatic Friend of Craftster!
Offline Offline

Posts: 8172
Joined: 08-Apr-2008

Take me to the kittens!!! >^.^<

View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #2 on: October 02, 2013 07:59:06 AM »

What a cute character! I'm sure they'll treasure him!

Check out Trinkets & Jewelry! Wink
SiFi Mom
Offline Offline

Posts: 2444
Joined: 18-Nov-2008

I own too many beads!

View Profile
« Reply #3 on: October 02, 2013 09:33:39 AM »

Very cute, it will make a cute decoration for the baby's room too.

SiFi Mom, aka Nancy
Crafting is my mental therapy!
Offline Offline

Posts: 587
Joined: 22-Feb-2011

Author of "Needle Felting - to the Point"

View Profile WWW
« Reply #4 on: October 04, 2013 04:28:09 AM »

What a thoughtful and cute gift!!! =^..^=

You're unique! Just like everyone else!!
Prittens and other needle felted creatures
CraftArtEDU - exception classes from exceptional instructors
Intimate Forest - my oil paintings
Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

crazy crafty momma
Offline Offline

Posts: 11972
Joined: 04-Sep-2008

'darn kids, they were pesky from the start' D. Lee

View Profile WWW
« Reply #5 on: October 05, 2013 07:04:07 AM »

very cute!  i only got to do a gender reveal once, since I only found out the one time, and while tiny blue socks are cute, they aren't as special as this! wonderful gift!

Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Jump to:  

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Stained Chairs
Tute Tuesday: Box of Chocolates Wreath
Sweet Hearts

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

Follow Craftster...

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2018, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.