The second I saw these T.P. Roll Pumpkins I knew I wanted to make them. I couldn’t pass up being able to use fabric without having to sew. And because I had everything on hand already, they didn’t cost me a cent to make. Start with a fat quarter of fabric or cut a piece of fabric to the equalivent size. One of the fabrics I used was actually a curtain in it’s previous life.

Lay it wrong side up on a table then add a piece of tissue paper.

I added some smaller pieces of tissue paper to help form the bottom of the pumpkin, then placed a roll of T.P. in the center.

Start by bringing the corners of the fabric into the center of the roll.

Gather and bunch the fabric and push it into the center of the roll until it’s distributed pretty evenly.

Here they are, but they look a little like a T.P. roll.

So, smash the roll down with your hand and it rounds it out a bit.

I had a couple branches that were hanging over the sidewalk so I trimmed them off and used them for the pumpkins. I cut each piece about 5 inches.

And then stuck them down the center of each tube. They were really snug so I didn’t have to use any kind of glue to hold them into place.

Finally, I added some raffia to the stem and placed them in the front window.

I love them and how cute they look by the front door.

What do you think about T.P. roll pumpkins?

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{ 27 comments… read them below or add one }

Heather @ The Cozy Cape September 29, 2010 at 5:32 pm

OH MY!!! These are awesome and sooo easy!! I’m going to do this!! Nice job!

Nicki September 29, 2010 at 5:35 pm

I saw these at Posh Pieces, too, and instantly made a few! They are so cute and easy, and I LOVE pumpkin decor.

I found your blog from the Sew Can Do party today, and love it!

Amelia September 29, 2010 at 6:03 pm

I have lots of fabric…just might have to try my hand at this too!

Lee Anne September 29, 2010 at 6:33 pm

Oh what an adorable idea! Very cute and I think I just got a new pack of TP…must go to the fabric store now and see what I can come up with. :)

Tammy September 29, 2010 at 7:09 pm

Thanks for sharing! I love this idea and can’t wait to try it!

Suzanne September 29, 2010 at 7:42 pm

I love the colors you chose. This is so much easier than the fabric ones you sew and stuff! So cute.

Lauren @ 31 diy September 29, 2010 at 9:00 pm

So cute! Thanks for sharing! I may make these right now to get in the fall spirit.

Tauni September 30, 2010 at 12:02 am

Oh wow. These are so cute…and easy. Cute things are never easy! Thanks for posting the idea.

Tys September 30, 2010 at 6:16 am

Omigosh! Those are perfect!

Michelle September 30, 2010 at 6:32 am

The cutest pumpkins ever!
XOXO

tangled zen September 30, 2010 at 11:08 am

Those pumpkins are so cute – and so easy!

Whitney September 30, 2010 at 1:57 pm

I love these! I think I need to make some :)

Chantel September 30, 2010 at 9:58 pm

What a brilliant idea!

Terri October 1, 2010 at 8:00 am

Brilliant idea! Even the most “uncraftiest” person can do these. That is not me mind you, but still love this idea for real fast decorating. Thanks

Mayya @ Sew Chic and Unique October 1, 2010 at 7:54 pm

Its so cute you are a smarty arent you?

Thanks for linking up to Sew Crafty Saturday :)

Alexis Murphy October 2, 2010 at 9:53 am

GENIUS! Who knew tp could look so great…

free2befrugal October 2, 2010 at 6:01 pm

I heart your pumpkins!

Last year I saw some similar ones all over but totally forgot about them. Thanks for the inspiration.

Stop over and check out Free 2 Be Frugal sometime.

Sally October 3, 2010 at 7:34 pm

I love these, and I am that “uncraftiest” person!!! Going shopping tomorrow and I’m going to get some cute fabric. My kind of decoration. You could wrap them with some christmas fabric for the next holidays!!

Anel October 3, 2010 at 8:34 pm

this is totally my kind of craft, quick and easy… plus when fall is over with you can “repurpose” the stuffin, love it, thanks for sharing

michaela warner October 4, 2010 at 5:24 pm

Oh my! So cute. I love this idea, I may try it!!

Stopping by from Motivate Me Monday!

beth October 4, 2010 at 6:44 pm

these are so cute! i’ve seen a lot of fabric pumpkins and they all look a little misshapen but these are perfect!

Lesley October 6, 2010 at 12:28 pm

Love these! I got the stuff last night to make these. I went to my dollar tree and in the kitchen stuff I found these cute fall dish towels that are different shades of orange, yellow, and green. I ended up tucking them in and around and ended up with a long end and was able to leave the corner poking out of the center and it looked like a leaf. Super cute after I added the stick and set them up on a shelf in the bathroom.

Rene' October 20, 2010 at 2:14 pm

Saw this on Tip Junkie & made them with three 5 yr olds. They came out so cute, and were fast & easy. Thanks!!!

Melanie September 19, 2011 at 11:08 am

These are so great! Thank you so much for posting – I’m off to raid my mom’s quilting supply closet!

Anna September 23, 2011 at 10:17 pm

This is genius. I am making some of these TOMORROW! SO easy and SO cute! Thank you.

Anna
http://www.askannamoseley.com

patti September 24, 2011 at 5:46 pm

very cute! I just made some but I couldn’t find my tissue paper so I used cut up plastic grocery bags. Now I have to go find some sticks! thanks

kim October 29, 2012 at 7:19 pm

I love these! I am def, going to do these.

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