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Giveaway: DIY Sweater Pumpkins

Create a pumpkin using a sweater! Register now for your DIY pack, free for our LEXSA Members. Also a great gift idea for Christmas!

Registration Opens Monday 8th November
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Giveaway: DIY Sweater Pumpkins
Giveaway: DIY Sweater Pumpkins

Time & Location

08 Nov 2021, 9:00 am AEDT – 21 Nov 2021, 11:59 pm AEDT

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About The Event

For our next LEXSA Members Giveaway & Workshop, we are creating DIY Sweater Pumpkins! 

Turn a sweater into a plush pumpkin!! Perfect for a Christmas gift! You can use it as a general decoration, bed topper, jewellery display, pin cushion, etc!

Your pack includes sweater sleeves (or opt to use your own), twine for the stem, thread for the sectioning, stuffing and a needle - *sharp* please be careful!

You'll also need a few supplies including a pair of scissors, and some glue. Dried beans, lentils, or rice is optional if you wish to create some weight at the bottom.

Option!

You can opt to use your own sweater! 

We will supply a sweater in this giveaway but if you have a sweater at home you think won't be need for next winter, then you can repurpose it as a pumpkin for yourself or as a Christmas gift! Just let us know if the form when you register if you are using your own!

The Process

We've picked an easy tutorial to follow together, which will teach you step-by-step how to create your sweater pumpkin.

Tutorial: How to Make Sweater Pumpkins from Sleeves

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eMmpf2L4gsA

Online Workshop

You can also register for our Online Workshop on Wednesday in Week 6, where we will jump on zoom and create our DIY Sweater Pumpkins together! Please read your instructions provided before the workshop so you have time to prepare your materials.

These are for LEXSA Members only so make sure your membership is current by contacting Anita on anita.loneragan@lexsa.com.au

We will post your packs out from Monday, 22nd of November 2021 (Week 4). You can also opt to pick yours up from our office. We're Shop 11B, Goodman Plaza, Southern Cross Uni on Lismore campus.

The important stuff:

  • Attendees must be 2021 LEXSA Members. Students can sign up for LEXSA here or drop by our office: Shop 11B Goodman Plaza
  • Only 1 Student per registration as we need your details to post your pack to you
  • Registration closes Sunday, 21st of November of Week 3 or when stock runs out

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