10 Free Halloween Sewing & Quilting Projects | Madamsew

10 Free Halloween Sewing & Quilting Projects

Instead of buying all of your Halloween decorations or costumes, why not sew or quilt your own? Get inspired with these 10 DIY projects that you can start making now so they are finished in time for this fun holiday. Have you made Halloween costumes or decorations in the past? We would love to see what you are sewing! Share the result with us on our MadamSew Facebook group and inspire others!

The ideas that follow here are from MadamSew and from around the web. Plus, we’ve included links to previous inspiration blogs for even more sewing projects you can make! The Halloween projects in this blog all come with clear instructions on how to make them. Just click on the links in the text to get to the tutorials and free patterns.

Get in the spirit of Halloween by making your very own handbag. Our DIY Halloween Handbag blog gives you easy instructions to follow. With the variety of fun fabrics available in the store you can whip this fun bag up quickly. Maybe, you will even want to sew up a few!

If you have kids, you know how much they like Halloween. And for them, what is Halloween without goodies? Okay, you can like goodies too…I admit, I do. This is a super simple project that you can stitch up in a weekend. You can make one for each of your kids by following the detailed instructions in the Halloween Goody Bag blog. Put a smile on your child’s face and be ready for Trick-or-Treating or a Halloween party with a one-of-a-kind creation you made.

This adorable Halloween decoration is a fun addition to any Halloween decor. You can make one or many with the simple Halloween DIY Hanging Bat Tutorial Blog. And if your kids are having a party…then you’ll have one of the coolest decorations ever!

What kid doesn’t like to snuggle with a soft fleece pillow? The Fleece Frankenstein Halloween Pillow pattern is easy to follow…plus, you can make this goofy pillow in one afternoon. This is the perfect pillow to have around for a read together of spooky stories or while watching Halloween cartoons.

Are you looking for the perfect project kids can make during a Halloween party? Or maybe something you and your family can do together? The Halloween Sock Black Cat project details are simple and easy to follow. Who doesn’t like a quick, kid friendly and fun project?

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If you are looking for a Halloween quilt project that you can make in a weekend or two, check out the “Frightful Friends Place Mats” tutorial. Use fabrics from your stash or grab some from your local fabric store. These fun place mats will dress up your table and add a bit of spooooky fun.

If you want to dress up your table and use several different Halloween fabrics, this Halloween Table Runner pattern is a perfect option. Easy enough for a beginner and quick enough to make in a weekend. Maybe, any long surface could use a little runner…just a thought.

If you are looking for an easy to make costume for your little girl, this one will sew up in an afternoon. The Pillowcase Ghost Dress makes a cut outfit for trick-or-treating or for a Halloween party. Don’t you think your little girl look smashing in it?

Who was that masked Halloween reverler? Many Halloween costumes call for a mask. With this Halloween Mask Tutorial you’ll be able to make one to match an existing costume or have it be the inspiration for dressing up. The best part about this tutorial and project is that it is easy enough for a beginner and can be made in one afternoon.

If you are looking for a little more challenging project but something that can still be made by a quilter who is a confident beginner than this fat quarter friendly quilt may be the one for you. You get to pick and use 11 Halloween fabrics for the top. Get started now and have this 48” x 56” quilt ready in time to use on Halloween or the whole month of October if you like.

For Additional Inspiration:

Check out these previous Inspiration Idea Compilation Blogs…

We hope that you found one or more projects to do in the next few months and if these weren’t quite for you that this blog has gotten your creative juices flowing. Share your creations on our Facebook Sewing & Quilting group pages. We love to see all that you do!

Cathy J.
Blogging for MadamSew

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Cute ideas

Mildred Payton

Looking forward for the next project.

Nancy Russell

Would love to get one of your patterns

Linda McCluskey

Cute ideas! I just might have to try some of them.


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