Get Into the Halloween Spirit With AccuQuilt

Sep 26, 2022 3:00:00 PM / by Alyssa Nordmeyer

The month of October is right around the corner, which means Halloween! Here’s a special and spooky treat: a list of project ideas to have the best haunted house and craftiest costume!



DIY Decor

AccuQuilt has several Halloween-themed GO! Dies, but you can easily create October decor with the following selections:


Each of these dies features plenty of fun patterns, like the GO! Boo Halloween Table Runner for the GO! Halloween Medley Die, but let’s highlight a few others!


The first place to start is with the Pumpkinness Table Topper!



Pumpkinness Table Topper Free Pattern


This cute pattern is perfect for fall, and you can easily adjust the colorway using GO! Quilt to fit your preferences.


Download the Free Pumpkinness Table Topper Pattern Here


You can definitely show that you’re ready for October by creating the GO! Gnarly and the Ghosts Wall Hanging and Placemats.



GO! Gnarly and the Ghosts Wall Hanging Free Pattern
GO! Gnarly and the Ghosts Placemats Free Pattern



This fun dual pattern is easy to make with your kids or grandkids as a fun activity before or after carving pumpkins.


Download the Free GO! Gnarly and the Ghosts Wall Hanging and Placemats Pattern Here



You know what else looks great on a Halloween-ready table? The GO! Halloween Bowl Cozies, of course!



GO! Halloween Bowl Cozy Pattern



These festive bowl cozies will keep your hands safe when handling a hot mug or bowl while keeping your table top free from dishware burns, too. 


Download the Free GO! Halloween Bowl Cozy Pattern Here



Looking to make a unique decoration without using a pattern? Try making trees out of felt with the GO! Fall Medley and other leaf dies!


Don’t forget to add eerie embroidery designs to spice up your Halloween applique shapes! AccuQuilt also has purchasable embroidery for other dies to fit your decoration theme. 


Look at how adorable the Halloween versions of Sunbonnet Sue and Overall Sam are! 



GO! Halloween Sunbonnet Sue Embroidery by V-Stitch Designs
GO! Halloween Overall Sam Embroidery by V-Stitch Designs



They're just as cute as the Cute Car and Halloween Train embroidery designs!



GO! Bat Cute Car Embroidery Designs by V-Stitch Designs
GO! Pumpkin Cute Car Embroidery Designs by V-Stitch Designs
GO! Halloween Train Embroidery Designs by V-Stitch Designs



If you love gnomes, you're in luck with V-Stitch Designs' Halloween Gnome!


GO! Halloween Gnome Embroidery by V-Stitch Designs




Cool Costumes

The easiest way to determine what to wear on Halloween is to decide your theme. AccuQuilt offers plenty of applique dies to choose from, but here are some ideas to help you get started!


Easily transform into a queen (or king) of hearts by appliqueing heart shapes onto a t-shirt or dress. This can be achieved using the aptly named GO! Queen of Hearts and GO! Heart-2”, 3”, 4” Dies.



GO! Queen of Hearts Die
GO! Heart-2", 3", 4" Die



Love sports? Showcase your passion by becoming a sports fan! Create your own customized t-shirt jersey with the:


For little ones or animal lovers, you can be a zookeeper by appliqueing the shapes from the following dies onto a t-shirt or dress:


Along the same lines, you could dress up as an aquatic life specialist with:


Are you a coffee or tea fan? Use the GO! Coffee & Tea Medley Die and an apron to become a barista for Halloween! You can also add your name and the name of your coffee shop using the GO! Carefree Alphabet Uppercase Set (2-Die Set) alongside the GO! Carefree Alphabet Lowercase Set (2-Die Set).



GO! Coffee & Tea Medley Limited Edition Die



For a punny costume, pair the GO! Music Medley and GO! Dancing Umbrella by Edyta Sitar Dies with a microphone to be singing in the rain!


Looking for a different pun? Try being a star baker instead! Decorate a t-shirt, apron, or the GO! Oven Mitt Die using the:


For a ready-in-seconds costume, use your favorite GO! Strip Cutter Die to become a fabric mummy! Once you’re done dressing up, you can reuse these strips in another project.



GO! Get Started on Halloween Projects!

Remember to embroider all your applique shapes for an additional embellishment on Halloween! Each GO! Applique Die comes with free downloadable embroidery files available in three stitches: satin, blanket and motif. Plus, we have even more delightful designs that are available for purchase for many of these dies!


What Halloween projects are you going to make? Share them with us, @AccuQuilt, on social media with the hashtag #AccuQuiltBuilt, so we can see your "spook-tacular" creations!

Topics: Applique, Patterns, Quick DIY Projects, Holiday Projects

Alyssa Nordmeyer

Written by Alyssa Nordmeyer

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