Halloween pillowcases are the fluffiest spooky décor to have around this season! Find out how to mix cute and creepy with these quick and easy sewing ideas.
19 Fun and Spooky Halloween Pillowcases to DIY
As a sewer, Halloween holds a special place in our hearts. Creating the perfect Halloween costumes every year keeps our blood pumping and our creative juices flowing. But do you know that dressing up your little tykes is just one of the things you can do this season? You can also show your creativity by making these creative and spooky Halloween pillowcases! They’re fun, easy to do, and best of all, perfect for the season. So prepare your sewing materials and read on to learn more.
1. Candy Corn Pillowcase
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The spirit of Halloween is not complete without candy corn! Our kids love candy corn to bits, so making this pillowcase idea from We All Sew was a smashing hit for them!
2. Trick or Treat Halloween Pillows
If you’re not big on Halloween, you might want to try this a subtle Halloween pillowcase idea. With a simple stitching and cute spider appliques, this Halloween pillowcase idea from Peekaboo Pages is perfect for you.
3. Werewolf Pillow
There is nothing spooky about this adorable werewolf pillow from Instructables and we are here for it! Learn how to make this Halloween pillowcase in thirteen easy steps!
4. Graphic Halloween Pillow
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Make your Halloween extra witchy with The Graphics Fairy’s Witchy Graphic Pillow! We absolutely adore how it looks almost Victorian, and how easy it actually is to do!
5. Moon and Bats Throw Pillow
No Halloween décor is complete without a spooky moon and some bats. This idea from Tattooed Martha looks really fantastic! It’s the quintessential Halloween pillowcase we never knew we needed!
6. Trick or Treat Throw Pillow
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If you want a little more challenging project, this project is perfect for you! You’ll need to make a black throw pillow first before stenciling Craft Passion’s pattern. Either way, we think this pillow is worth the challenge!
7. Vintage Pumpkin Pillow
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Vintage stuff definitely holds an allure that is irresistible. Take this pillowcase idea from Flamingo Toes as an example! It looks very boho-chic for a Halloween décor! We absolutely love it.
8. Polka Dot Pillowcases
Polka dots are a classic. With an apt Halloween-themed color, like orange and black, you can easily make this pillowcase idea from Tatertots and Jello perfect for the spooky season.
9. Rosette Pumpkin Pillow
If you want to make a decorative pillow that will last even beyond the Halloween season, then this one’s perfect for you. This design from Girl Loves Glam is also perfect for that subtle Halloween look you might find interesting.
10. Halloween Pillows With Felt Applique
We absolutely love the feeling of felt under our fingertips. So when we encountered this Halloween pillowcase idea from Makezine, we knew we had to try it as well! What’s great about this is you can make your own applique by downloading their patterns!
11. Flannel Halloween Face Pillows
Here’s a great idea from Eighteen 25: Face Pillows! Have fun doing this pillowcase idea with your little ones! You can even assign each face as a cute caricature of your each family member!
12. Pottery Barn Mummy Decorative Pillow Knock Off
Getting ready for Halloween doesn’t need to break the bank! This great pillowcase idea from Cameo Cottage Designs mimics Pottery Barn’s Mummy Decorative Pillows. Now, you can DIY this cute Halloween design without spending a lot!
13. Trick or Treat Halloween Pillow
Get your little ones in the mood for trick or treating with this cute typography pillow! This cute Halloween pillowcase idea from Craftaholics Anonymous is a great Halloween décor for your living room.
14. Bat Specimen Pillowcase
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We absolutely adore this very Batman-esque pillowcase! With the smattering of little bats and the yellow spotlight, this pillowcase idea is perfect for your little ones who love the Dark Knight! Learn how to do this pillowcase from Better Together by Wray Sist3rs’s tutorials.
15. Too Cute to Spook Halloween Pillowcase
Do you still have some fabric scraps from past Halloween projects? Then this Halloween pillowcase idea is perfect for you! This idea from Bombshell Bling is definitely too cute to be spook anyone!
16. Batty Felt Pillowcase
We absolutely love the texture of this pillowcase! The flappy wings of the bats really make a great thing to fidget with. Learn how to make this Halloween idea from Ameroonie Designs’ tutorial!
17. Black Cat Pillowcase
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Here’s a fluffy sewing idea that will get your kids purring: black cat pillows! We wouldn’t mind the curse of bad luck if all black cats are as fluffy as these pillows. Make your own with Free Kids Craft’s really short tutorial.
18. Skeleton Cameo Throw Pillow
We just adore cameos and how fancy they look! This skeleton cameo throw pillow definitely looks regal despite being a little spooky. Recreate this fancy pillow idea with Flamingo Toes’s easy tutorial.
19. Bloody Halloween Throw Pillow
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Get a little more morbid and gory with this throw pillow straight out of a murder scene! Have fun playing with some red paint with your little ones while making this sewing project. Learn how to do this by reading Love Bug Living’s tutorial.
Make your own candy corn pillow by watching this video from HGTV Handmade:
With all these sewing ideas for Halloween pillowcases, you’ll wish every day was Halloween. We hope this list inspired you to bring out your sewing materials and get sewin’!
What’s your favorite Halloween pillowcase from the list? Let us know in the comments below!
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Editor’s Note – This article was originally posted on October 6, 2016, and has since been updated for quality and relevancy.
I just finished mine today. But your 17 pillowcases are far better than the my pillow cases that I finally was able to complete today.
Awesome inspiration for my next project. 😀