FREE Standard Shipping with $35 Order
|
Minimum Order is $15
10% Discount on $300 Order
|
25% Discount on $600 Order

Happy Halloween Chandelier

Julie McGuffee
|
October 4, 2019

Second only to Christmas, Halloween is one of the most popular times of the year to decorate a home and host parties for family and friends! Let's start the fun with a decorative chandelier to hang over your table of goodies....

You will need:

Joy® embroidered iron-on letter sheet - Black

Kunin® Premium Felt 9" x 12" Craft Cuts - Orange, Black & White

Embroidery Hoop - 10"

Iron and pressing cloth

Double-sided tacky tape - 1/8"

Lo-temp glue gun

Tacky glue

Yarn, or cord - Black

Needle and thread

Scissors

Patterns - Pumpkin A, Pumpkin B, Bat and Ghost

  

Instructions:

1. Download the patterns using links (click on each shape) provided and cut the shapes. These patterns can also be uploaded to cut a digital cutting machine. e.g. Cricut® Maker.

Bat  Bat x 2  (10" wide) 

 Ghost Ghost x 3  (5" tall) 

 Pumpkin 1B
 Pumpkin B  Pumpkin A (1 3/4" w & B 2 1/4" w) x 8 each

2. Use the pumpkin patterns to cut a 32" border to wrap around the outside of the inner hoop.  Place the pumpkin patterns next to each other on the felt alternating the designs, then trace around them.  Create four short borders of 4 pumpkin shapes (2 of each style) across the width of the piece of felt.

3. Remove the letters to spell H A P P Y  H A L L O W E E N from the letter sheet, then place the letters in order on the border. Following manufacturer's directions on packaging, cover one section of the border at a time with a pressing cloth then adhere the letters. 

4. Separate the embroidery hoops. Adhere the tape around the outside of the inner hoop. Then press each border section, in order, onto the hoop.

5.  Cut four, 18" pieces of yarn, or cord. Make a knot at one end of each piece. Trim the yarn up to the knot, then glue the knotted ends to the inside of of the hoop with lo-temp glue. Use the point where the border sections meet as a placement guide.  Gather the opposite ends of the yarn together then thread through a 1/2" piece of large straw. This will help to hold the pieces of yarn together while you adjust the lengths until the chandelier hangs level. Knot the opposite ends together. Hang over an "S" hook, or open up a large paper clip to use as a hanger if needed.

6.  Cut three, 12" pieces of thread. Knot one end then, using the needle, attach a piece of thread to the top of each ghost.

7.  With edges aligned, glue the bat shapes together with tacky glue. Use a craft stick to spread the glue across the felt. Attach the ghosts shapes to the bat by sandwiching the ends of the thread between the layers. Attach two additional lengths of thread at the top of the bat.  Let dry, then hang the bat from the center of the chandelier.  Cut tiny shapes for the nose, eyes and mouth to glue on the face the bat.  

HAPPY HALLOWEEN!

Joy® embroidered, iron-on letter sheets can be found at your favorite craft stores!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recent Projects

Personalize your Christmas Stocking with Joy

Add a little personality to a simple linen stocking with Joy® iron-on letters, ribbons and trim!  You will need: Joy® Iron-On Embroidered Letter Sheet - Red Ribbon, Trim and Twine Buttons Silver Snowflake Pin Craft Glue Pine Craft Stem Jingle Bell Instructions: Depending on the fabric and lining content of your stocking, you can either iron on the letters or glue them onto the stocking with craft glue. Make a simple bow by folding the ribbon over and tying the center tight with the twine.   Add a jingle bell and a small piece of pine craft stem to the…

Rustic Happy Fall Y'all Pumpkin Sign

HAPPY FALL Y'ALL! I am always on the look out for cute items that can be upcycled to create one of a kind home decor pieces.  This rustic pallet pumpkin was just calling out to me from the Target dollar spot and with the addition of some Joy® iron-on embroidered letters, it quickly becomes a custom keepsake. Select a combination of white Joy® iron-on embroidered letters to spell out your message. To create the apostrophe, I carefully cut the leg from the capital letter Q with a pair of detail scissors. Place the embroidered letters on an old towel in a cardboard box…

Back to School Welcome Banner

Create a "Back to School" welcome banner for your favorite teacher's classroom! Materials: JOY® Embroidered Letters 9” x 12” sheets of Kunin Classicfelt -Black , Gray, Sandstone, Candy Pink and Gold Craft glue Glitter glue Cardstock Ruler, pencils, scissors 4-foot length of ribbon Instructions: Draw a simple pencil pattern (5 pieces as shown) on cardstock and cut out.   Trace and trim each pattern piece seven times on the appropriate color of felt. Glue the pencil pieces together, overlapping as shown and let dry. 4. Peel back liner paper from the JOY letters and attach to the center of each pencil, spelling…

Scrabble-Inspired Tote Bag

I am all about recycling, but most of the tote bags that the grocery stores sell are not very cute or crafty. So in honor of family game night, I created a Scrabble-inspired bag to tote around town! This project makes the perfect quick and easy handmade gift to create for Mom for Mother's Day! Decide what words you want to spell and how they'll connect, making sure the arrangement will fit on the front of your tote bag. Draw a grid of square tiles on graph paper to fit each of your letters. I selected the Joy 1.5" Cooper Style…

Happiness Pillow

Joy® Iron-on embroidered letters in white are great for creating any color you can imagine! You can use dye, markers and even acrylic paint! To Make this Happiness Pillow you'll need: Joy® Embroidered Iron-on Letters - Letter Shop White  Acrylic Paint and Paintbrush NEW Joy® Iron-on Embroidered Flower Appliqué    Canvas Pillow Blank Pillow Form or Polyfil Iron Instructions: 1. Paint each letter to create a rainbow of H-A-P-P-I-N-E-S-S.  Set aside and let dry. 2.  Insert cardboard into pillow blank then paint the pillow with white and light blue paint.  Let dry. 3. Set iron on cotton setting; approx. 350 degrees,…
tagsminus-circleinfo-circlefacebook-squaretruckpinterest-squareinstagram
0