10 of the best Halloween quilt patterns

Yup, the spookiest of holidays is just around the corner, so we've rounded up some fun Halloween quilts to get you into the trick or treat spirit!

Little ghost quilt block

Dive into our favourite spooky Halloween quilt patterns with this round up of our favourite quilts to make to celebrate the spooky season! We’ve put together this list of our favourite Halloween quilts to inspire you to sew little ghosts, black cats and witches hats! We’ve picked a range of quilts for all abilities in this round up – for some of these you won’t need any sewing experience to give them a go (look for the ones that use ‘traditional piecing’ – a mixture of squares and half square triangles), while others give you the chance to play around with quilting techniques, from appliqué to paper piecing. Dive in and we hope you enjoy these hauntingly good Halloween quilt patterns…


Main image: Little Ghost quilt pattern by Ellisa and Higs

For more seasonal quilt inspiration for other times of year, you might also like our free Easter quilt patterns or our pick of the best Christmas quilt patterns.


Halloween Haberdashery Quilt Pattern

Combine a fiendish mix of witch hat quilt blocks and pumpkin quilt blocks with this fun Halloween quilt from Polka Dot Chair. Opt for low volume prints to back your Halloween motifs to make them pop. All in all to make this quilt you’ll piece together 40 Witch Hat blocks, 3 Pumpkin blocks and 3 blank blocks, to make a quilt that measures 53x53inches. The PDF pattern is available for $9.95 from the Polka Dot Chair Shop.

Halloween Haberdashery quilt pattern

Spider web quilt pattern

Blogger Life in the Scrapatch has put together a five part quilt-a-long to talk you through how to sew this eye-catching Halloween quilt pattern – so you can ensure you’re on track with her expert advice all the whole way through. Find the pattern and instructions over at scrapatches.blogspot.com

Spider web quilt pattern
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Pumpkin patch table runner

Hosting any dinner parties throughout Autumn? You’ll need this pumpkin patch table runner in your home, then. It’ll suit Thanksgiving dinners and Halloween parties alike. Find the pattern over at Diary of a Quilter.

Pumpkin quilt pattern
Thanks for the pumpkin quilt block pattern Diary of a Quilter

Spooktacular Eve quilt

You could also take a regular quilt pattern and turn it extra creepy by using some of the Halloween-themed fabrics out there. We like this one by Jedi Craft Girl – the cute characters are bound to be loved by children, and you can get your hands on the Spooktacular Eve fabric range from Blend Fabrics on Etsy.

Spooktakular Eve Halloween quilts


Quilted skull pillow

For a spooky Halloween make that won’t take months to piece, how about this skull pillow from Modern Handcraft? It’s easy to piece with traditional half square triangles, then machine appliqué the face details!

Quilted skull pilllow


Holy smokes, Batman!

While you’re in the zone of exploring the darker side of life, jump on the timeless trend and inject some superpowers into your home with this caped crusader-inspired EPP masterpiece by Tina Prior. Find the pattern in digital issue 65 of Love Patchwork & Quilting magazine.

Batman quilt pattern


Midnight Bite Paper Piecing Pattern

For more confident quilters, treat yourself to a bit of soothing paper piecing and whip up this bat quilt pattern from Lilly Ella Stitchery over on Etsy.

Bat Quilt Pattern


Little ghost quilt pattern

Who says Halloween has to be scary? This sweet ghost pattern from Ellisa and Higs  is traditionally pieced so should be easy to approach for a confident beginner quilter.

Little ghost quilt block


Ms Winifred’s Closet Halloween Quilt

This classic quilt pattern is a bestseller on Etsy for  reason! The PDF pattern uses a mixture of appliqué and piecing to make an instant family heirloom quilt. Pattern available from Just Let Me Quilt.

Ms Winifred's Closet halloween quilt pattern


Scaredy Cat Quilt Pattern

This modern Halloween quilt by Jedi Craft Girl  combines contemporary pieced stars with low volume background and (the real star of the show) sweet black cat quilt blocks. This is a PDF download pattern and will make a finished quilt that measures  66x79inches.

Black cat quilt pattern