Thursday, November 20, 2014

Pumpkin Pie Ornaments for the Decorated Thanksgiving Tree


Welcome back, 
thank you for "staying tuned"
for the follow-up to my
previous post here.

Today I'm showing you my 
Pumpkin Pie Thanksgiving Tree Ornaments.

I spent a whole dollar for a 6 pack of 5 inch foil pie tins
similar to these (mine weren't the deep kind,
nor did they come with lids).


I scoured our local super-center fabrics section and
decided on two fabrics that I
thought came close in color to pumpkin pie and
pie crust.


I like the little pattern on the pumpkin fabric, 
it gives it some interest.

I traced around the foil tin and cut it
a bit smaller in dimension.


I scrunched up a single plastic shopping bag
you know the ones...
I have a seemingly  endless supply of them...
and why waste fiber-fil when you can use
something that costs nothing.


Then ran a line of hot glue around the foil
tin and laid the "pumpkin" fabric in place.


Now for the crust.

After some trial and error, I found this to be
the easiest (and maybe the laziest, because 
there was no sewing involved).
Nevertheless, I cut a long narrow piece of
the pie crust colored fabric.


Twist two fuzzy stick pipe cleaners together
and roll them up into the fabric.
Shaped it into a long zig zag
and hot glue it around the edge of the foil tin.




There, all finished.

Mmmm....  I'm getting hungry already,
I can't wait for that Thanksgiving pumpkin pie.
Why do we only make it once a year????

Check back soon, 
I'll show you the Decorated Thanksgiving Tree
in my next post.

And I've added a little extra something
to this particular tree.

Until then,
Hugs,

6 comments:

  1. Wow! They are adorable! From the smaller picture I even thought they were REAL little pies, until I clicked. lol You picked the perfect pumpkin colored fabric I think!
    So creative!
    Erica :)

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  2. This is such a cute idea! I have to make these! Can't wait to see the Tree! Have a wonderful weekend! Maggie

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    1. Oh Thank you! It's such a nice compliment that I've inspired you to make them, I'd love to see yours. Please share.

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  3. You could also use "Bias Tape" to make your "Crust" using the same method. The 2 pipe cleaners inside, roll, glue, zigzag shape & glue on the rim.

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    1. Great idea, thanks for commenting Granilyn! BettyJean

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