Make no bones about it: we love Halloween. From spooky front door decorations to clever kids’ costumes and vintage-themed parties, there are so many ways to have fun with this holiday. We’ve rounded up 10 crafty projects to match up with your favorite designs. But buyer beware: you’ll find no shortage of ghosts and black cats lurking in our Marketplace.
Spooking your neighbors (and their cat) just got easier with hanging witch hats made in Lightweight Cotton Twill. Using recycled cardboard, a free template and just one yard of fabric, craft this frightfully fun project to transform your front porch on Halloween.
Updated February 25, 2021
Eco Canvas was retired on February 25, 2021 but you can recreate this project with Spoonflower’s Recycled Canvas. Learn more about Recyceld Canvas, a woven canvas featuring REPREVE® recycled polyester suitable for seasonal outdoor use.
Remember when you were a kid on Halloween night, frantically running around your house looking for a pillowcase to collect your candy? Who else was guilty of stripping the pillowcase right from the pillow on their bed? This Halloween, help your little ghouls and goblins collect their candy in style with a DIY Trick-or-Treat Tote Bag in their favorite spooky design from the Marketplace. Using our upholstery-grade Eco Canvas, this tote will withstand the test of
time candy. Check out the full video below, or scroll past to view the step-by-step tutorial
Instead of following the latest movie craze, give your kids a chance to win originality points (and maybe extra candy) on the trick-or-treating circuit with these five adorable cut-and-sew projects. From rainbows and unicorns, to friendly fish and a sweet treat, these clever kid’s costumes will make lasting lasting memories for everyone.
A handmade Halloween wouldn’t be complete without the appearance of pumpkins! Decorate your stoop with festive fabric pumpkins made in Cypress Cotton Canvas, Petal Signature Cotton™ or another woven cotton. Make and stack a few in multiple sizes and designs for added effect. The best thing about this DIY project? Unlike real pumpkins, once the trick-or-treaters are gone, you can store these pumpkins in the attic for next year!
This Halloween, treat yourself to an easy DIY that can be completed in under 30 minutes, which means more time for working on handmade costumes for the little ones. With a little help from the Fill-a-Yard™ 9″ Square Cheater Quilt in Fleece, this DIY bunting requires very basic sewing but is still full of festive, Halloween flare. Download your free template and get started today!
Something about dropping temperatures, the smell of mulled spices and the orangey, golden hues painting the trees this time of year gets us in the mood to make aaaaaaaall the crafty things. Whether it’s sprucing up the home with an autumnal refresh, or a new cut-and-sew Halloween mask to spook the trick-or-treaters, we’ve found every Halloween craft under the Harvest moon for you to make this fall!
1. Cut and Sew Vintage Halloween Treat Bags
DIY Vintage-inspired treat bags? Yes, please. See the tutorial here.
We are pleased as punch to have Samarra Khaja (SammyK on Spoonflower) visit the blog today to share the superhero capes she made for her boys! Peek in at her design process and get tips for sewing your own with our lustrous satin fabric. You can order Samarra’s cape set to sew up for your own dynamic duo, or design your own! Read on for this crazy easy costume DIY plus a bonus link to learn how to make Samarra’s applique version.
Here’s a project that’s not only easy and perfect to make for Halloween, but it’s one that will get great use throughout the year, because what self-respecting kid (or adult, for that matter) would ever EVER pass on the random opportunity to dress up as a superhero on any given day?
None, that’s who.