I shared this post a year ago when I was a contributor over at Bird and a Bean… I’m excited to be re-sharing here again with these fun and simple DIY Halloween Cards. They can be sewn with a sewing machine or needle and thread, so this is a great project for everyone.
Cute right? They are SUPER simple too! Let’s jump right in and make these!
First, you will want to sketch out some Halloween graphics… I thought about sharing mine, but they aren’t that great so I will let you create or find your own. I came up with a little ghost a pumpkin. You will need felt, blank cards and embroidery floss if you want to hand sew. I want to end up with this!
Cut out the felt shapes… we will start with the sewing machine pumpkin. After I cut it out, I added some marker grove lines. You can decorate your shape as you want. Use the sewing machine to sew around the outside of the shape. I used a zig-zag stitch.
I also added some curly green stitching for pumpkin vines… I finished this pumpkin with a brown felt stem.
Ok, now onto the hand sewn card. I drew on the eyes.. and then used needle and thread to sew around the outside.
I was having some trouble with the thread breaking as I pulled it through the card. So.. when I got to the words, I punched the holes BEFORE sewing. I would recommend this!
And there you are! Easy and simple DIY Halloween Cards. This would be a great project to do with an older child. I was thinking even my 6 year old could sew if I pre-punched the holes!
The cards… all ready to send to the grandparents!
Here are a few other Halloween projects to check out: