How To Make A Pineapple Turkey Centerpiece “Pineapple Gobbles”
Pineapple Turkey Thanksgiving Table Centerpiece Tutorial to Add a Fun Hawaii Twist to Thanksgiving Dinner! Pineapple Gobbles is easy to create for Thanksgiving and makes a very fun festive table centerpiece! This no sew tutorial will show step by step how to create a Pineapple Turkey and you can customize it with your own creative touches if you like. The head you will create to attach to the pineapple body can be reused year after year!
What you will need to create this adorable no-sew Pineapple Gobbles for your Thanksgiving Centerpiece:
- 1 Fresh Pineapple
- Felt in colors of brown, red, yellow, white, black
- Hot Glue Gun
- 1 Glue Stick
- Bamboo Skewer
- 1 Piece paper
- 5 Tissues
Creating Pineapple Gobbles Head
Use the head pattern provided here or create your own.
Cut out the paper pattern and trace with chalk onto felt. You will need 2 eyeballs, 2 pupils, 2 sides of head, 1 wattle, 1 beak.
Cut out all the pieces.
Put both sides of the head felt pieces together and trim to make them match.
Lay out the felt pieces with what will be the exterior facing down.
Place a skewer in middle of head.
Run a line of glue along the front of the neck, up and around the head, down the back of the head, and the back.
DO NOT PUT GLUE ALONG THE ONE SIDE OF THE NECK.
Match up and lay the opposing side on to the glue.
Stuff the head and neck with tissues or cotton balls.
Once stuffed close neck opening with glue.
Put a few drops of glue on the the neck area and apply wattle.
Fold beak into a triangle shape and glue edges together to form beak.
Apply beak to head with a few drops of glue.
Assemble the eyes. Place a drop of glue on one of the black pupil circles then apply to a white eyeball, repeat.
Glue eyeball on to each side of head.
Your Pineapple Gobbles head is now complete!
Place the pointed skewer end of the turkey head into the pineapple body base. Your Pineapple Gobbles centerpiece is now ready to decorate the table. Proudly display your Pineapple Gobbles! Pineapple Gobbles can be displayed on it’s own or combine with ferns, flowers, or other foliage!
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