Pipe Cleaner Pumpkin Craft

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September 6, 2019

Pipe Cleaner Pumpkin Craft - individual pipe cleaner pumpkinThis is a sweet little pumpkin you can make with some coloured pipe cleaners. It's soft, fuzzy, and super cute. This is a great all-ages craft.


Total Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 1 pumpkin


  • 8-10 orange pipe cleaners
  • paintbrush or pencil
  • 1 brown pipe cleaner
  • 1 green pipe cleaner
  • scissors
Pipe Cleaner Pumpkin Craft - supplies


  1. Twist an orange pipe cleaner onto your paintbrush or pencil, leaving a bit of both ends undone.
  2. Pipe Cleaner Pumpkin Craft - orange pipe cleaner twisted around a paint brush handle
  3. Repeat the same on the rest of the orange pipe cleaners.
  4. Pipe Cleaner Pumpkin Craft - repeat with the rest of the pipe cleaners
  5. Grab all the orange pipe cleaners by one end. Cut off a short piece of brown pipe cleaner and wrap it around the orange ends to keep them together.
  6. Pipe Cleaner Pumpkin Craft - wrap a short piece of a brown pipe cleaner around the gathered ends of the orange pipe cleaners

  7. Open up the orange strands so they are blooming outwards.
  8. Pipe Cleaner Pumpkin Craft - open up the orange twists so that they are spread outwards
  9. Now bring the other ends of the pipe cleaners up so you create a sphere. Bunch the ends together with your fingers. Tie shut with another short piece of brown pipe cleaner.
  10. Pipe Cleaner Pumpkin Craft - pull up the other ends and tie together creating a sphere
  11. To make the vines, coil your green pipe cleaner.
  12. Pipe Cleaner Pumpkin Craft - wrap green pipe cleaner to create the vines
  13. Wrap one end around an orange pipe cleaner, then hang the rest off the side. I cut a piece of mine off and added it to the top of an orange coil to make two vines.
  14. Pipe Cleaner Pumpkin Craft -wrap one end of green twist around the an orange coil, hang off to the side, can be cut to create two vines

  15. These pumpkins are so lightweight, you can hang them around with string, or just plop them on your trees as outdoor decor.
  16. Pipe Cleaner Pumpkin Craft - pumpkin hanging in a tree
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