6 Fun & Easy Halloween Embroidery Projects

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.

Spooky Setting

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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.

Baby’s 1st Halloween Diaper Cover 

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image from Babyville Boutique


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.

Trick or Treat Bags

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image from WeAllSew

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.

Halloween Apron

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image from Feeling Stitchy

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.

Freestanding Lace Chandelier

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image from Urban Threads

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.

Pillow Wraps

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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! 

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4 Responses to 6 Fun & Easy Halloween Embroidery Projects

  1. Maria Zumbrum says:

    Made the bags last year for my grands , I think I’ll make one for myself for work , they were so much fun to make . I’m going to use the Sugar Skull design . I love all the ideas that are posted all year .

  2. Myrna Goddard says:

    I love the kitten in the pumpkin and can anything be better than free. I am going to do him up on a couple Ttowels for my granddaughters apartment.

  3. Karen Poole says:

    I have already started making my decorations!! I am making wreaths to sell at a craft show but incorporating embroidery into the wreaths! I Ann making fls spider webs from Deisigns by Sick, some with spiders and some without, a “Happy Halloween” banner by Embroidery Library at emblibrary.com, some fls spiders, and I will be making some treat bags and masks and Halloween bibs as well!

  4. I really like those pillow wraps. I can get a nice neutral pillow and change the wraps for various seasons. Clever!

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