Halloween witch and jack-o'-lantern ATC

This is a stitch guide for Halloween ATC shown on my blog.

For the satin and other decorative stitches, I set the tension below 2 to keep the bobbin thread from showing.

Interfacings

  • Pellon Peltex 72 (double-sided fusible)
  • HeatnBond Lite for pumpkin appliqué

Witch hat

Cotton 30wt embroidery thread
Cotton 60wt embroidery thread
HE 90

Hat body

 
154 arrowhead satin stitch
6.0
0.35
F
5
<2

Hat brim

 
5 Triple Stretch Stitch
2.5
A
5
AUTO

Jack-o-lantern face

Stitch out a single motif for each facial feature.

Rayon 30wt embroidery thread
Cotton 60wt embroidery thread
HE 90

Eyes

Sew a single motif for each eye.

 
155 triangle satin stitch
6.0
0.35
F
5
<2

Nose

 
154 arrowhead satin stitch
6.0
0.35
F
5
<2

Mouth

 
150
2
9.0
0.35
F
5
<2

Pumpkin Appliqué

Cotton 50wt sewing thread
HE 90
 
45 Blanket Stitch
2.5
2.5
F2
4
<2

Witch hands

Stop sewing after petals are completed. Mirror the stitch for the hand on the right-hand side of the pumpkin (i.e., the witch’s left hand).

Cotton 30wt embroidery thread
Cotton 60wt embroidery thread
HE 90
 
210
9.0
2.5
F
5
<2

Legs

Polyester 30wt embroidery thread (variegated)
Cotton 60wt embroidery thread
HE 90
 
9 Zigzag Stitch (middle fixed)
3.0
0.35
F
5
<2

Boots

Program stitch combination:

Cotton 30wt embroidery thread
Cotton 60wt embroidery thread
HE 90
264
9.0
2.50
264
9.0
2.50
⦿
L.S
F
5
<2

Edge

Sew around the edge twice. The right swing of the needle should fall off the edge, just next to it.

Cotton 30wt embroidery thread
HE 90
 
10 Zigzag Stitch (right fixed)
2.5
0.40
A
5
<2

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