If you like to go all out for the holidays, you’re already looking for ideas for Halloween projects. Whether your style is bold or subdued, there are plenty of spooky Halloween quilting ideas around the internet for projects large and small. Some just use Halloween colors. Some use applique or paper piecing to make designs. Some are tricky and hint at spider webs without a lot of effort.
Favequilts.com is happy to start you on the journey with this collection of 14 different projects for every skill level. They’ve linked around to some of the best Halloween quilt pattern ideas across their site so you don’t have to go hunting for them.
They also have this collection of 90 quilt patterns that are perfect for all skill levels. If you don’t have a lot of time but still want a small project to celebrate the holiday, that collection has inspiration for everyone.
QuiltWoman.Com has some great quilt and project ideas including spooky throw pillows to help inspire you. Check out their Three Witches Brew pattern for a great example of how to use color to make a perfectly spooky picture.
Free Quilt Patterns has their own small collection and their patterns are all free. They even have some paper piecing options available if you’d like to try that out or are already in love.
Annie’s Craft Store knocks it out of the park with high quality pattern ideas for fall as well as Halloween, so you can stay inspired all autumn.
McCall’s Quilting has some free project ideas as well. From table runners to wall quilts to lap quilts and more, they’re happy to cater to plenty of tastes not just for Halloween, but for fall as well, and the patterns are free. Check out their Boo-tacular wall quilt, but you’ll need to register to access it.
Keepsake Quilting has plenty of unique patterns available for purchase that suit every taste and skill level. From decorative garland to placemats and table runners to door banners and wall hangings, you’ll find something you love here and the prices are reasonable.
If you’re into applique, this simple project from Celebrating Halloween is a fun challenge.
Bloggers get in on the list-making fun, too. There Goes the Block has put together a list that’s mostly still intact that focuses on Halloween and autumn patterns, separating by technique as well as theme. Whether you’re looking for paper piecing, applique, or other types of designs…or just want to know how many quilt blocks you can find about cats…you’ll find something to love here.
Halloween is the perfect time to get started on customized projects for your home. It’s such a fun and colorful holiday, with its bold color choices and monsters, food, and fun. Who doesn’t love decorating for Halloween? It’s much easier than trying to decorate for Christmas with all the other things you have to do.
Kick off your fall crafts with a fun project you’ll be using for years to come, and stick with Quilting Ace for more great tips and craft ideas. If you’re in love with some of the paper pieced quilt squares but aren’t familiar with the technique, we’ve got you covered with our article on paper piecing as well.