A novice sewer can easily stitch up this pumpkin patch, rendered in matte and lustrous linen, silk, and velvet. Set the sewn pumpkins among real ones (some natural-hued, others spray-painted) in a cool autumnal scene of spare branches and scattered leaves spray-painted silver.
- Assorted fabrics, like washed-silk or rayon velvet, 45 inches wide, bandjfabrics.com or silk dupioni fabric, nyelegant.com
- Sewing machine
- Long sewing needle
- Embroidery floss
- Needle and thread