How to make a scarecrow

Posted by on 6/4/2014 to News

Scarecrows were first concocted as a way to keep flying creatures, especially crows, out of gardens and fields. While scarecrows are still utilized for that reason, they are also utilized as decorations at Halloween or to decorate a yard for a party. They are usually wearing garments with intense hues or in jeans to give a more nation look. They can have any mindset, from scary to smart to outrageous. The more extraordinary the state of mind, the to a greater extent a conversation piece that they will turn out to be, so be creative. 

There are many advantages to making your particular scarecrow. One advantage is that it is a decent way to reuse old things that you have around the house. For example, you can dress it up in old garments that are exhausted or never again fit. As well, it is a great way to invest quality energy in your family and create recollections that you will talk about for quite a long time to come. 


Old garments, including a since quite a while ago sleeved shirt, pants, boots, a straw hat, and old gloves 

String or baling twine 

A pillowcase for the head 

Material for stuffing - old newspaper, rags, straw, leaves or fiberfill 

Paint or markers to use on the face 

Safety pins 

Straw bales 

Stakes (optional) 

When you have gathered up all the provisions you require, you can start by safely tying the closures of the pants and the sleeves of the shirt. Next, stuff the pants, shirt, boots and gloves with your preferred filling. This is a decent chance to reuse things instead of purchasing new material for the sauce. 

Next, attach the pants to the boots. You can do this in two ways. The primary way is to utilize safety pins. The second way is to make little openings and tie them together. For the second choice, you can do this by making a couple of gaps near the edge in both the boots and the pants. Draw a string through a gap in the boot and the pants and tie the finishes together. This will keep the two parts safely attached. Do the same thing to attach the gloves to the sleeves of the shirt. Finally, stuff the shirt into the pants, utilizing safety pins if you have to. 

The following stage is to create the head of the scarecrow utilizing the pillowcase. To begin with, use markers and paint to draw the eyes, eyebrows, nose, mouth, and cheeks. Next, stuff the pillowcase. You can utilize the same stuffing as you improved the situation the body, or it could be an alternate material, as long as you are happy with how the face looks at last. After you have wrapped up the pillowcase, safely fasten the straw hat to the head. Tenderly shake the head to guarantee the cap won't fall off or be overwhelmed by the breeze. Finally, attach the head to whatever is left of the body utilizing safety pins. 

At this point, you are ready to prop up your scarecrow against the straw bales. On the off chance that you want, you can place a stake down the back of the shirt or pants to keep the scarecrow in its place for the entire season. When winter has arrived, you should store your scarecrow inside in a cool, dry place until one year from now.