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How To Make Hanging Halloween Decorations

Get ready for Halloween celebrations with these simple to make Halloween candy decorations. These fun decorations are perfect to add a spooky touch into your home and are a great make for a beginner sewer.

We have used these decorations to make into a garland, however they can be used as other hanging decorations or displayed in a bowl. We have chosen to use two different Halloween fabrics – Creepy Crawlies Multi and the Pumpkins Orange craft fabric, you can get as creative as you like with the fabrics that you choose.

You Will Need:

  • Tape Measure
  • Scissors
  • Ribbon
  • Pins
  • Invisible Thread
  • Wadding
  • ¼ to ½ metre of fabric
Step 1

Step 1

Measure out a 17cm x 15cm rectangle on your fabric pieces, mark this out with a pencil or chalk. Repeat this process for how many candy decorations you would like to make, we have made 5.

Step 2

Step 2

Next, fold right sides together and pin along the raw edge. Sew along this edge using the sewing machine.

Step 3

Step 3

Turn this rectangle right side around. Take enough stuffing to make a small ball shape and stuff into the middle of the rectangle.

Step 4

Step 4

Take 2 x 10cm pieces of ribbon and tie one onto either end of the fabric as close to the stuffing as you can. Repeat this process to make as many candy decorations as you would like to make into your garland.

Step 5

Step 5

Cut a piece of invisible thread as long as you wish and tie a knot at the start and a double knot where you would like the decorations to finish.

Step 6

Step 6

Make 2 or 3 stitches to attach the decorations to the thread and evenly space the decorations out. Use the excess thread at the end to hang up your garland around your home, you now have a great Halloween decoration!

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