October brings Halloween, and Halloween brings lots of opportunities for putting those quilting skills to use. We’ve collected a handful of free patterns that are perfect for this festive holiday, and they aren’t limited to purely quilts some call on your skills to make other creative crafts.
Some of the below links are traditional patterns, while others are tutorials though they all offer directions on how to put these projects together.
Halloween Chevron Quilt from The Little Fabric Shop Blog
Photo credit: The Little Fabric Shop Blog
The combination of different patterns and Halloween colors makes this quilt unique and also perfect for the season. If you love mixing and matching fabric, then this is definitely a project for you as you’ll be using 19 different types of fabric to complete this chevron design. You can go with obviously Halloween-esque designs, or keep it more seasonal with lots of warm colors.
Halloween Treat Bag from Sew Fishsticks
Photo credit: Sew Fishsticks
Sure, the little ones could collect candy in pillowcases but these treat bags are just plain cute and easier to carry around the neighborhood. The final product measures 6 inches wide, 6 inches deep, and 9 inches tall which offers plenty of room for all those Halloween treats.
Boo Wall Hanging from The Fabric Mill Blog
Photo credit: The Fabric Mill Blog
Decorating for Halloween can be a lot of fun, between the carved pumpkins outside and the knick-knacks inside. This fun project for a wall hanging uses all those sewing and quilting skills, leaving you with an adorable wall hanging. This is a great beginner project and also a good way to use up some fabric scraps, so keep it mind when you’re thinking about decking out your abode with Halloween flair.
Spiders and Webs Quilt from Moda Bakeshop
Photo credit: Boys, Buttons, and Butterflies/Moda Bakeshop
The spider web design created by the piecing together of different fabrics makes this quilt both impressive and beautiful. Find the right jelly roll, and you’ll have a great combination of designs and colors to really make this Halloween quilt pop.
Monster Munchies Table Runner from McCall’s Quilting
Photo credit: McCall’s Quilting
Thinking of having a Halloween party? This table runner is the perfect complement to all those treats that’ll be served or simply a nice decoration for the dinner table. It’s great for beginners and advanced quilters alike, and shouldn’t take too much time to complete especially nice if you’re looking for a last-minute project.
Halloween offers a lot of room for creativity, colors, and decorations the perfect excuse to let your imagination run wild while quilting!