It’s that time of year again – time to get ready for Halloween!

Looking for some ideas of things to sew for Halloween? Whether you are celebrating baby’s first Halloween, want to sew up some quick and easy home decor or let the dogs and cats in on the fun with Halloween bandanas – here are some fun ideas and free tutorials to get you started.

Most of these tutorials feature my October Ghost fabrics from Riley Blake Designs – in stores and online for Halloween 2023. The table runner also uses 3 of the 6 October fabric placemat panel images from the same “Monthly Placemat Panel” collection. (See the whole year’s worth of panels and prints.)

diy halloween table runner

πŸŽ₯ Step-by-Step Video Tutorial: How to Sew a Halloween Table Runner

Learn to make a Halloween table runner from start to finish in this video tutorial. Step-by-step guide is perfect for beginners.

fabric pumpkins diy

πŸŽ₯ How to Sew Patchwork Fabric Pumpkins

Learn how to sew fabric pumpkins with our easy-to-follow video tutorial. Discover the step-by-step process for creating adorable fabric pumpkins for your fall decor. From choosing the perfect fabric to stuffing and stitching, this tutorial covers it all. Start crafting your own fabric pumpkins today and add a touch of handmade charm to your home this season.

Dog in Halloween bandana

πŸŽ₯ Sew for Halloween: Over the Collar Dog Bandana (the easy way!)

If you love sewing projects for dogs and want to keep them looking fashionable, you’ll love this easy over the collar dog bandana sewing tutorial. Includes video tutorial.

halloween bib on a happy baby

πŸŽ₯ DIY Baby Shower Gift – How to Sew Baby Bibs in 4 sizes

Sewing for Baby: How to Sew Baby Bibs in 4 sizes. Includes free templates and a video tutorial, a great sewing project for baby shower gifts. (The post shows golf themed bibs but the same pattern was use for this Halloween bib.)

mummy baby bib sewing tutorial

Sew an adorable Mummy Baby Bib for Halloween in 20 minutes or less

Learn how to sew an adorable Mummy Baby Bib in 20 minutes or less! This cute bib is perfect for your little one’s first Halloween!

Halloween burp cloth and bib

πŸŽ₯ How to Sew Burp Cloths from Diapers – Video Tutorial

If you’re looking for a unique and practical baby shower gift, consider sewing burp cloths from diapers! Video tutorial shows you the quickest way to make diapers go from boring the fun while staying practical for anyone with a baby. (The post shows golf themed burp cloths but you use the same technique to make them for Halloween too.)


Even though I live on the other side of the country from this sweet baby I’m excited to help contribute to his first Halloween! I may or may not be tapped to make him a costume – the parents still aren’t sure. But I promise if I do I’ll share what it is and how to make it!

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πŸ‘» Tara Reed

P.S. Is there a sewing tutorial you’d love to see? Leave me a comment and I’ll add it to my idea list!

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