Spooky season is upon us! It truly is a wonderful source of inspiration for your Halloween embroidery projects. Not only the lovers of Halloween but the lovers of autumn will get a kick out of these projects.


There are many reasons to love spooky and autumnal embroidery. The orange and brown hues of the threads, the cosy feeling we get when we create it, or the fact that it transforms our home into an autumnal wonderland come to mind.

Discover all types of Halloween embroidery kits, from creepy skulls to the midnight moon, you'll find something to suit your spooky style.

If you want to create these for yourself, they make wonderfully spooky, yet subtle Halloween decor. If you know someone who loves the season as much as you do, then make one of these kits up for them, or simply gift them the kit!

Let's get into our favourite Halloween embroidery kits.

For more Halloween crafting inspiration, check out our pumpkin knitting pattern.

12 stylish and modern Halloween embroidery kits

1. Pumpkin, ghost and black cat embroidery kit, set of three

This fun set includes three different Halloween embroidery kit designs so it's sure to keep you busy. Enjoy the classic black and orange Halloween colours against the white cotton, and images of bats, pumpkins, ghosts and black cats. Our favourite design is the ghost holding a watering can, taking care of a pumpkin patch - very cute and original!

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The Halloween embroidery kit comes with three embroidery bamboo hoops, patterned cotton, six needles, scissors, a threader, thread and the necessary instruction manuals, so you've got everything you need to create your spooky masterpieces.

Halloween embroidery kit, set of three

2. Alternative Halloween embroidery kit

Take a look at this fabulous yet creepy embroidery kit. This one is definitely a kit for someone who loves all things alternative and wants to make an eye-catching embroidery to compliment their home.

This kit contains 100% unbleached organic cotton, 100% Bamboo embroidery hoop, embroidery threads, comprehensive 'how to guide', practice fabric, and an embroidery needle.

halloween embroidery kits

3. Skull Halloween embroidery kit

This rockin' skull embroidery kit is too cool for school and would be awesome all year round in an alternative home.

This kit would also make the ideal gift for someone who might like to give embroidery a go but isn't sure where to start.

This design is fab for Halloween and will add that extra touch of spice to your decor.

halloween embroidery kits

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4. Pumpkin Halloween embroidery kit

This gorgeous autumnal embroidery kit is giving us such warm vibes.

If you don't fancy getting messy with carving a real pumpkin this Halloween, this embroidery kit might just be the perfect (and less messy) substitute.

This beautiful kit contains everything you need, plus it can be personalised with wording of your choice!

halloween embroidery kit - pumpkin

5. Mushroom Halloween embroidery kit

We adore this psychedelic mushroom embroidery, adorned with cobwebs it gives us a real spooky vibe.

Ideal for Halloween for anyone who loves a modern gothic style in their home.

We haven't even mentioned the best thing about this yet: the outline is made with a glow-in-the-dark thread! Groovy.

halloween embroidery kits

6. Pumpkin head Halloween embroidery kit

This Halloween embroidery kit is a piece of artwork in itself. The outline of a person with the head of a pumpkin and surrounded by mystical mushrooms and flowers - we love the outlandishness of it all!

This hand embroidery kit is great for both beginners and expert embroiderers and everything in between. This is an easy embroidery project you can complete in three or four hours.

halloween embroidery kits

7. Witches hat Halloween embroidery kit

These simple, yet eye-catching designs are fab for beginners. They are easy to do yet look so professional once finished.

You can purchase one, or both designs which will arrive as full kits containing all of the materials you'll need.

We particularly love the severed hand and think it would add an edgy vibe to your Halloween decor.

halloween embroidery kits

8. Painted pumpkin Halloween embroidery kit

This gorgeous autumnal scene is just perfect! This project would be good for an advanced beginner to take on, as it requires quite a lot of detail, and it is wonderful embroidery practice.

Once you have finished you could gift it to someone who loves autumn (if you can bear to part with it, that is).

halloween embroidery kit - pumpkin

9. Ghost Halloween embroidery kit

I think it's safe to say if this cute little guy turned up in our home we wouldn't mind! Created using a smooth satin stitch, this adorable ghost will light up your Halloween decor!

Ideal for beginners, this easy embroidery pattern will be the perfect place to start your embroidery journey. If you know someone who wants to give it a go and loves all things spooky, this is the kit for them.

halloween embroidery kit - ghost

10. Haunted house Halloween embroidery

Get spooky with this creaky old mansion embroidery kit. The simplicity of the linework and the use of colour in the design creates this wonderful Halloween spookfest.

This project would be a really fun one to do on a cold rainy evening in October.

halloween embroidery kits

11. Bright Halloween embroidery kits

Choose from five gorgeously vibrant Halloween designs, we are not sure we can choose which we love the most! There's something about the spooky tree and quirky castle on the yellow fabric, but they're all so charmingly spooky.

These fab designs are available as a kit, and contain everything you need to complete your Halloween embroidery.

halloween embroidery kit - various

12. Pumpkin maple leaf embroidery kit

Our final Halloween embroidery kit offers a lovely Pumpkin maple leaf design, so it's a nice autumnal choice rather than being overly spooky. We love the vibrant orange and light pinks against the dark grey background. This colourful and flowery design is sure to brighten up a dull day!

A great choice for beginners, the kit includes your printed embroidery cloth, instruction manual, embroidery frame and enough coloured threads. Gift to a friend looking to start their embroidery journey and help them add an autumnal touch to their home!

Pumpkin embroidery kit

Creating spookfest in your home with Halloween embroidery

Whether you like to go all out with your Halloween decor, or you like a simple touch here and there, a Halloween embroidery is a brilliant way to add a subtle touch of spooky to your home. For more ideas, take a look at our list of spooky Halloween wreaths.


Alternative Halloween decorations to impress

Now you've tackled your Halloween embroidery it's time to start thinking about the rest of your decorations. Of course, at Gathered we are all about homemade alternatives to shop-bought. If you are too you'll love these DIY Halloween decorations.


Katie Dolan
Katie DolanDigital Assistant, Gathered

Katie Dolan edits our needlework sections, focusing on our embroidery and cross stitch articles, as well as making videos for our arts and crafts projects. Katie runs her jewellery business, Ophelia Jewellery Art, on Etsy, where she sells beautiful resin-pressed flower earrings. She has a wide range of craft interests including embroidery – she particularly loves all things pop culture and a less traditional approach – The Simpsons and Rick & Morty are among her favourites to embroider. She has recently completed a silversmith workshop and hopes to expand her jewellery business with these new skills. When she’s not crafting, she’s usually fuelling her Harry Potter addiction with a Sunday film marathon and a couple of butter beers!

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