Halloween is only one month away! Have you started making costumes or done any decorating yet? Here’s a round-up of 6 simple machine embroidery project tutorials to help you get in the spooky spirit.
Decorate your tabletop with this quick-to-make table topper, made up of embroidered felt circles. Replicate the look by using Amazing Designs Witch and Spider Web designs, or choose your own Halloween motifs to feature in each circle. Find instructions here.
Here’s a great tutorial by Krista Tracy on the Babyville Boutique blog, plus download the adorable free design of a little kitty peeking out of a pumpkin! The tutorial explains how to place the embroidery design and stitch up a cute diaper cover for Halloween.
Sew News contributor Stacy Schlyer (of the great sewing blog: http://stacysewsblog.wordpress.com) designed these awesome reusable treat bags for WeAllSew. The bags feature cool OESD Halloween embroidery designs highlighted by glow-in-the-dark thread for an extra ghoulish touch. Download the tutorial here.
This apron tutorial from Feeling Stitchy actually features a free hand embroidery design on the pocket, but you could speed things up by placing a machine embroidery design there instead. This little Pumpkin Bear Design would be very cute.
Urban Threads has dozens of fun machine embroidery tutorials for every occasion, including several great Halloween decoration and costume ideas. I especially like this cool 3-D lace chandelier embellished with black glitter. It would be fun to make several to hang from the mantle or over the table for a Halloween party.
Change up your everyday throw pillows by stitching these cute Halloween pillow wraps with burlap accents. Burlap is popping up everywhere nowadays, especially for fall sewing projects, and this is a really fun way to combine it with machine embroidery. Find the tutorial to make both wrap options here.
Happy Halloween stitching!