halloween crafts


This trick or treat tote to sew is super cute from the sometimes crafter [see pic]
adorable dress up crown
sock bat doll pattern by heather ross

Halloween treat bag tutorial – made from paper bags – quick and fun to make with kids.
Chica and Jo have some great ideas – including cobwebby sheets and halloween jar luminaries (+lots more)
clothespin bats – great project for the little ones
fashionista pumpkins – hilarious and fun and easy too
article all about makeup for halloween
grosgrain has collected some great halloween costume tutorials for kids
halloween paper garland – another great kids project
positive negative pumpkin – art project for kids

Ghosts of Cupcakes Past

Ghost cupcakes [see pic above] recipe and how-to
the meat hand by not martha
gruesome sweeney todd pie

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So much Halloween stuff going on – here are a few more goodies to get you in the mood – if you celebrate that is.

felt jack-o-lantern


fun pumpkin penguin – for the kids – and another costume for a pumpkin at dollar store crafts and zakka life.
Halloween Pillow Box – free printable
dreadlock wig for halloween
the yummy mummy’s hand – too funny – great for the kids
glitter candy ornaments
Halloween found object tree
Halloween papercraft invitations – lovely and gothic
Halloween Tombstones and Ghost Gourds
recycled halloween paper bag bowls [see image above]
painted pumpkins [via how about orange]
homemade candy corn
for the kids – make your own spider web [via the crafty crow]
Betz White’s felt jack-o-lantern wall hanging [see image above]
simple crafty pumpkin idea with sweet paul
Robotic rovin pumpkin – love this geek halloween diy
bloody pumpkins [via geek craft]
how to make a fake beard


with Halloween just around the corner you need get your Halloween
knitting projects started and finished quick. Here are some fabulous
knitting projects – some quick – some might take a wee bit longer – from
skulls to pumpkins and everything in between.

spider scarf

Shawls + Scarves + Mitts + Slippers
spider scarf – free ravelry download [see pic]
Spiderman afghan
Skull Illusion Scarf
Yorick skull scarf
skully fingerless mitts
elf slippers

knit wings

Knitted costumes
Handy Spider Webs (ravelry download)
Knitted eyepatch (ravelry download)
Bokaclava (Bok is a gargoyle/demon from Doctor Who episode ‘The Daemons’)
Jackyll & Hyde mask
knitted ninja mask
Allete knitted wings [see pic]
Little red riding hook cloak
Elvis wig
crochet moustache hat costume
Witch hat
masquerade mask
spiderweb bra
felted crown (lion brand free pattern – need to sign in)
crochet witches hat

yoda hat

Halloween themed hats
Felted baby yoda hat [see pic – project pic from laurenswool]
witch cats hat
Oblio’s cap
candy corn crochet hat
baby pumpkin hat
crochet kitty hat
skull hats

bat dishcloth

batty, skully and kitty dishcloths [see pic]
Illusion candy corn dishcloth
pacman and ghost dishcloth
‘boo’ baby dishcloth

knit pumpkin

knitted felted pumpkins
autumn pumpkins
miniature felted pumpkins
fall pumpkins [see pic]
great pumpkin


Skulls + skeletons
Algormortis teapot cosy
skull knitting chart
skull and crossbones lace
Day of the dead crochet skull
Las Calacas Danzantes Socks [see pic]
jack skeleton doll

candy corn cat

for your pets
skull dog coat
candy corn cat sweater [see pic]

skull bag

Treat bags
candycorn bag (lionbrand pattern – you need to sign in)
pacman bag
catch his eye – bag
skull and crossbones felted bag
Hello yarn skull tote
knit like a pirate bag [see pic – image from jeanniefanihi ravelry user]

killer tomato

Knitted toilet paper
knitted eyeballs
giant eyeball from dominknitrix
Amigurumi Spider
Futurama’s Brain Slugs
Psychotic Tomato [pic from SylvChezPlum]
cute candy corn
crochet candy corn at lionbrand
chauncey the softie skull
severed finger
knitted and felted bat (lionbrand)


ok – very weird and strange – but here they are – tampon ghosties and ghouls and a whole website devoted to tampon crafts [thanks to Caren I think]


love these cute creatures from craft blog via feeling stitchy.

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