BLOCK Friday: Halloween Quilts for Every Age!

Hocus Pocus -- Table Quilt Patterns
Hocus Pocus by Joy McKeon

We’re sneaking up on it… Halloween is right around the corner! We have so many Halloween quilts and projects to choose from, you’re destined to find the one (or two, or three, or four) that speaks to you. Choose from easy quilts to make to those that are a bit more challenging. Not sure you want to work on a bed-size quilt pattern? Go with a quilt-as-you-go table runner quilt pattern, like Hocus Pocus. Our Halloween projects are diverse, but all perfect for a Fright Night to remember!

Every home needs a Halloween quilt —  it’s the perfect way to decorate. Halloween is always a kid’s favorite and adding to the frightful décor with a wall quilt or table topper makes the holiday that much more fun and creates memories for years to come. But, it’s not just for kids! We can all enjoy these delightful projects.

Delightful Spooks Quilt - Halloween Quilts
Delightful Spooks - Halloween Quilts
Delightful Spooks by Debra Finan

Delightful Spooks is a spectacular example of pleasing Halloween fans of all ages. The fabrics used help to create an impeccable completed look (luckily, there’s a quilt kit available for this one!) and the design in this quilt is perfect for using 2 1/2”-wide precut strips. The hexagons, which make up the entirety of the quilt top, are pieced in sections for quick and easy assembly. But, even after all of this, you can make the quiltmaking process even easier with the Fons & Porter 60° Pyramid Ruler, which you can learn to use by watching a quick video tutorial.


Below are some more Halloween quilts and projects that might interest you. You’ll find projects of all shapes, sizes and ratings, so you can choose the projects that speak to you!


Black Cat Arch -- Halloween QuiltsBlack Cat Arch

This adorable mini quilt is an easy wall quilt pattern that is quite inviting! This project utilizes a bit of appliqué for the sweet kitty-cat, stars and moon. Welcome guests without the scare!

 

 


Spook-tacular Quilt -- Halloween QuiltsSpook-tacular Quilt

Ghosts and goblins surround traditional Shoo Fly and Monkey Wrench quilt blocks for a Halloween quilt everyone will love! This quilt uses triangle-squares and mitered quilt borders, so we have two Sew Easy videos ready and waiting for you!

 


Spooky Quilted Placemats -- Halloween QuiltsSpooky Placemats

These strip-pieced hexagon-shaped placemats are a Halloween lover’s dream come true! Do you see the Halloween motifs? They’re just right for Fright Night and a little spooky! Create a tablescape using these placemats and the Hexed Runner quilt – the perfect compliment! They make a perfectly eerie pair.

 


Hexed Runner -- Halloween QuiltsHexed Runner

Everyone needs a Halloween table runner, and this one is easy to make. Using a black background, the strip-pieced triangles with festive prints really stand out. It’s perfectly eerie! If you’re not interested in eerie, but appreciate a matching set, simply switch out Halloween fabrics for others from your stash and create an everyday look in a snap.

 


Crazy for Halloween -- Halloween QuiltsCrazy for Halloween

This star-shaped table topper is pieced in crazy-quilt style and decorated with machine stitches. Just for fun, a spooky motif is centered in each wedge. This project makes a great centerpiece! With the placemats and table runner quilt pattern above, you’re all set for October 31st!

 

 


We have plenty more Halloween quilts and projects available for you! Take a look at the Halloween quilt kits offered in our online shop. They’re tons of fun to make and even more fun to display.

Quilting for the holidays is such a thrill and the holiday season is just beginning. Pulling out Halloween projects from years past and adding to them is all part of the fun. We’re making memories, quilters, not just for ourselves but for friends, family and passersby.

Carrie Sisk, Online Editor, Fons & Porter

 

Happy Halloween and Happy Quilting!

Carrie Sisk, Fons & Porter, Online Editor

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Carrie's first sewing machine was a gift from her dad—a better gift was never given. A crafter, trained pianist and experienced paintballer, when the opportunity arises, she's hiking in Yosemite or Rocky Mountain National Park.

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