Chevron Pumpkin

Create trendy fall décor with this fun chevron painted pumpkin. Add additional colours for a more festive design.

Design courtesy of the Plaid Creative Team.

 
 

Craft Time: 60+ minutes

Uses Recycled Items: No

Keywords: C_34497, august2013, plaid, paint, pumpkin, craft pumpkin, chevron

Materials

  • Celebrate It™ Halloween Pumpkin, 33 cm (13")
  • FolkArt® Acrylic Craft Paint - Wicker White
  • Flat Brush, 2.5 cm (1")
  • Stencil (or Craft Tape), 1.9 cm (3/4")
  • Fabric Measuring Tape
  • Pencil
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Instructions

Step 1
Measure the centre point of the pumpkin. Cut two pieces of tape 7.6 cm (3") long. Overlap the ends to create a “V”.

Step 2
Place the tape in the centre of the pumpkin to start your pattern. Continue around the pumpkin, making a chevron pattern using 7.6 cm (3") pieces of tape.

Step 3
At each point, measure up or down 2.5 cm (1"). Tape the remaining rows, following the pattern.

Step 4
Use flat brush to paint pumpkin Wicker White. Apply several coats, drying between coats. Paint a few coats, allowing the paint to dry between coats. Let dry completely.

Step 5
Carefully remove tape to reveal painted pattern.