By Crafts-a lot Contributor, Mable who is an avid reader of craft blogs & magazines and is always looking to improve her crafting skills. Join Mable on Facebook to socialize and share with other crafters!
As you may have already heard, September is National Sewing Month. I love any excuse to break out my sewing machine. National Sewing Month as so far motivated me to fix my sewing machine and create two small projects, a cup cozy, and a wrist pincushion. With Halloween coming up, It’s really time to brush up on my sewing skills so I can create a beautiful costume! First, I think I’ll try out these easy projects to get me going and in the mood for Halloween.
This little pumpkin can be made from scrap fabric, an old pair of pants, whatever you have lying around. I think a bunch of them would look so cute scattered throughout the house with mismatched prints and colors. They’ll sew up in no time, and you can use them as decorations, place card holders at parties, or even little beanbags for a game! You can even hang on to them through Thanksgiving.
These little ears are perfect for work or school days leading up to Halloween. You don’t want to wear a big, cumbersome costume all day while sitting at a desk! I love how quick these are to whip up and they’re so cute!
Any beginning sewer can whip these cute garlands up in no time. It’ll help you practice sewing in a straight line, and you’ll have a cute garland to hang at the end. You can use this technique with pumpkin, witch hats, ghosts, and any other fun Halloween shapes to create lots of fun decorations!
These shirts are too cute! This is such a creative way to upcycle an old t-shirt and show off your Halloween spirit!