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Festive Turkey Centerpiece For Halloween and Thanksgiving-Felt And A Pineapple

Updated on October 7, 2011
Felt Turkey and Pineapple
Felt Turkey and Pineapple

Felt Turkey

I have been making these little turkeys for about 5 years. I got the pattern from an old friend. I have made them for friends and church bazaars. Big hit! it's a wonderful hostess gift. All you need is felt squares and a fresh pineapple with a big top. According to the color you choose, it could be used as a Halloween centerpiece on a bed of colorful leave and small gourds. For Thanksgiving, a few chrysanthemums and tiny pumpkins. It smells good, and you can eat it!



I scanned the pattern as a jpeg.

Right click it

And print it full page

Cut it out ✄

Trace around pattern
Trace around pattern

Trace pattern

Use the color felt of your choice

Trace around pattern with

a pencil . It won't show because

when it's sewn it will be inside.

pattern drawn on felt
pattern drawn on felt

Sewing it together

Place 2 felt pieces together with drawing on top

Pin or tack together with thread

so they won't move around.

Sew on the machine exactly on the drawn line.

DO NOT sew between the arrows

Trim close to stitching and turn. I use eyebrow tweezers and blunt utensils to pull the neck through.

Stuff cotton in neck cavity
Stuff cotton in neck cavity
Bottom left open
Bottom left open

After turning, stuff neck cavity with cotton.

Leave the bottom half empty and the back open

✄ Glue eye on each side

Felt colors and edgings
Felt colors and edgings


Felt squares come in many colors

I buy left over trim

When turning the fabric, don't use anything with a sharp point

Glue the trim
Glue the trim

Glue the trim

Place the turkey over a rolled towel and glue the trim. When it dries, it will look festive on a big tailed fresh pineapple!

Happy Crafting ✄


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    • anndavis25 profile imageAUTHOR


      9 years ago from Clearwater, Fl.

      Thank you MM. :-)

    • Movie Master profile image

      Movie Master 

      9 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi ann, what a great idea and instructions, thank you for sharing.

    • anndavis25 profile imageAUTHOR


      9 years ago from Clearwater, Fl.

      Thanks Peggy, I value your opinion.

    • Peggy W profile image

      Peggy Woods 

      9 years ago from Houston, Texas

      This is not only a useful and informative hub for those who like to decorate and like crafts, but timely for this season of the year. Will have to share this one! Votes up and will tweet and FB this one. Great photos to illustrate your hub. Thanks!

    • taylorslaw profile image


      9 years ago from Taylors

      This is so cute. A vote up from me.

    • Rosie2010 profile image

      Rosie Rose 

      9 years ago from Toronto, Canada

      Hiya Ann, oh what great idea! I love it. Thanks for giving us the pattern, and the instructions with photos are excellent. Voted up and very useful indeed.

      Have a nice day,



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