Beading in season


Savanna Thomas, Staff Writer

Beaded pumpkin craft


Orange pony beads

Orange and Green pipe cleaners


  1. Take two orange pipe cleaners and twist the middle one around the other, making an “X” shape.
  2. Repeat step one then twist the two  “X”s together
  3. Fill each pipe cleaner with the beads. Do not fill all the way to the top.
  4. Once every pipe cleaner is filled, fold each pipe cleaner in the same direction.
  5. Twist the unbeaded parts of the pipe cleaners around each other to make a stem.
  6. Wrap a green pipe cleaner around the stem. Leave some excess pipe cleaner on the ends.
  7. Twirl the remaining green pipe cleaner to make a leaf effect.
  8. Bend the orange pipe cleaners into a pumpkin shape.