Fall is finally here! I found these fabulous pumpkins at Walmart, and some mums (always a fall favorite) for the garden.
With the mums and pumpkins, the front porch was looking quite seasonal…except for the hydrangeas on my wreath. They really say “summer!”
I found these wreath trimmings (also at Walmart) for $1.27 each and had an idea – these plus a little gingham fox would be cute!
I had this gingham scrap fabric on hand, so I drew out some fox pattern pieces, and cut:
2 body pieces
2 tail pieces
4 ear pieces
I sewed them right sides together, leaving spaces so I could turn them right side out.
I took out the seams where the ears and tail went, and tucked them in the holes, turned right side out and facing into the fox body, so that only the tips poked out.
Them I sewed the holes shut and turned the fox right side out.
I stuffed his body with a little batting, just enough to give him some structure.
Then I closed up the bottom edge with my machine (it would’ve looked more polished if I’d done it by hand, but I figured that no one will be looking that closely).
I took the hydrangeas off the wreath to save for next year, and sewed the fox in place. I was going to hot glue him, but I’ve misplaced my glue gun…
I think he looks quite nice tucked in with the flower and the little pumpkin.
Now that the wreath has gone full fall, our house is definitely ready for the cooler weather and falling leaves.
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Explorer & adventurer - mostly through scratches of ink on a page - I enjoy my husband, our twin boys, our boisterous German shepherd, and strive to live for the glory of God.