Free Halloween sewing pattern reproduced with permission from Coats & Clark Inc.
Is there a cute little pumpkin in your world? Get them ready for Halloween with an adorable ghost and pumpkin machine appliquéd bib.
- Coats Rayon Thread-48A London Tan, 135C Tango
- Coats Dual Duty Plus All-purpose Thread–Black, 135C Tango
- Coats Medium Rick Rack–1 pkg. 135C Tango
- Coats Extra Wide Double Fold Bias Tape–1 pkg. 135C Tango
- J & P Coats Embroidery Floss- 1 skein of 8403 Black
- 1/3 yd black print
- 4″x 5″ piece of white print (ghost)
- 3″ x 3 1/2″ piece of orange print (large pumpkin)
- 3″ square of another orange print (small pumpkin)
- 10″ x 10″ piece of polyester fleece
- 10″ x 10″ piece of fusible webbing
- Small yellow ribbon
Use a 1/4″ seam allowance when sewing. Sew pieces together with right sides together, raw edges even and with matching thread. To fuse fabric to fusible webbing, center the wrong
side of the fabric on the rough side of the webbing.
Fuse with iron according to manufacturer’s directions. Trace pattern piece on the paper side of the fused fabric. Cut out. Peel off paper back from fabric. Fuse to base fabric.
Bib and Appliqué patterns: To download and print the patterns for the bib and the ghost and pumpkin appliqués, click on the link below.
Cut 2 bib shapes from the 1/3 yd. fabric and 1 bib shape from the fleece. Center the wrong side of a fabric bib on a fleece bib. Center the other fabric bib right sides together on top of the fabric bib. Pin Sew together along the neckline only. Clip seam. Turn right side out. Press. Pin along raw edges.
Sew a piece of rick rack around the neckline 1/4″ from the neckline edge. Machine baste around the outside of the bib, 1/8″ from the edge.
Allowing a 12″ length of wide Bias Tape on each side of the neckline for tying, enclose raw edge of fabric in the tape with narrower side of tape on the right side of fabric. Hint: Swirl tape before applying. Lay tape on project and use a steam iron to shape tape into a curve. Pin. Fold and press ends of tape 1/4″ to inside. Starting at one end, stitch close to edge of tape, continuing around bib to the other end of tape.
Fuse webbing to black fabric and both orange prints; trace and cut out the appliqués. Fuse motifs to the bib.
Set machine for a satin stitch (length between 0 nd 1 mm, width between 2 and 3 mm. Machine appliqué the ghost with the Tango thread, and the pumpkins with the London Tan thread.
Sew ribbon bow to the ghost’s neck.
With the embroidery floss, Sew a French knot for each eye, and backstitch the mouth using three strands of black floss.
Halloween Bib © 2003 by Coats & Clark Inc. Reproduced with permission from Coats & Clark Inc. This site is not endorsed by Coats & Clark Inc.