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Four door ornaments for Halloween. (1) Glowing Jack. A lighted two-layer jack-o-lantern made from foamboard. (2) Spooky Eyes. A lighted two-layer black blob with six pairs of strange eyes. (3) The Unscarecrow. A life-sized figure cut from foam board and dressed in old clothing. (4) Haunted house. A lighted three-layer house.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Oct 1998 (v.76#10) pg. 274

Lights for safe trick-or-treating are made from translucent plastic tumblers decorated as shades on flashlights.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Oct 1999 (v.77#10) pg. 286

Bat streamers and a tabletop cat.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Oct 1999 (v.77#10) pg. 289

Sculpture a Halloween pumpkin.
BOYS' LIFE Oct 1963 (v.53#10) pg. 44

A no-flame jack-o'-lantern. Paper bag with face cut in it and a flashlight inside.
BOYS' LIFE Sep 1979 (v.69#9) pg. 48

Simple wooden candle holder features a jack-o'-lantern theme. An easy project for children or beginning woodworker.
CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP Oct 2001 (v.25#1) pg. 14

Easy-to-make Halloween decorations from colorful Styrofoam cutouts. Includes a jack-o-lantern, witch and ghost.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Oct 1983 (v.7#1) pg. 22

The witching hour. Five Halloween figures (ghost, cat, witch, pumpkin with a bat on top and a turtle with a jack-o-lantern shell) are cut from pine, painted, and supported on dowels in wooden bases.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Oct 1992 (v.16#1) pg. 17

Halloween fun. Greenware skeletons, bench, lamppost and base are combined to form a "macabre" bride and groom Halloween centerpiece. Painted with non-firing stains.
CERAMIC ARTS & CRAFTS Sep 1990 (v.36#1) pg. 59

Bubbling cauldron. Greenware cat "sorcerer" tends a bubbling kettle with a mouse inside. Painted with non-firing stain.
CERAMIC ARTS & CRAFTS Sep 1990 (v.36#1) pg. 133

Who's afraid. Happy ghosts are painted with non-firing stains.
CERAMIC ARTS & CRAFTS Oct 1990 (v.36#2) pg. 49

Frankie and friends. A Frankenstein figure holding a pumpkin, bat, frog, etc. is painted with non-firing stains and equipped with a music box and lighted "bumps" on his head and hand.
CERAMIC ARTS & CRAFTS Oct 1990 (v.36#2) pg. 103

Halloween helpers. Greenware ghost, cats, and pumpkins are combined to form a centerpiece. Painted with non-firing stains.
CERAMIC ARTS & CRAFTS Oct 1990 (v.36#2) pg. 105

Greenware ghost is combined with a greenware pumpkin-shaped car to form a ceramic Halloween centerpiece. Painted with nonfiring stains.
CERAMIC ARTS & CRAFTS Aug 1994 (v.39#12) pg. 85

Haunted house. Ceramic Halloween decoration consists of a dilapidated house with light shining through broken windows. Painted with nonfiring stains.
CERAMIC ARTS & CRAFTS Aug 1994 (v.39#12) pg. 131

Ghost lantern. A ceramic cylinder of ghost cutouts is used to surround a candle resulting in ghostly shadows being projected on the walls.
CERAMIC ARTS & CRAFTS Sep 1994 (v.40#1) pg. 11

Ceramic Dracula figure, a base and pumpkin are combined to form a Halloween centerpiece. Lights are concealed in the base.
CERAMIC ARTS & CRAFTS Sep 1994 (v.40#1) pg. 51

A ceramic Dracula and a ceramic tree trunk with ghost images. Painted with nonfiring stains.
CERAMIC ARTS & CRAFTS Oct 1994 (v.40#2) pg. 51

Spook house delight. How to decorate a large Victorian-style greenware house for use as a Halloween decoration by adding ceramic ghosts, pumpkins, etc. Painted with non-firing stains.
CERAMICS Sep 1990 (v.26#1) pg. 12

Scarry mummy. Whimsical ceramic mummy decoration features electric eyes that flash whenever his pocket watch is pressed. Eerie music accompanies the flashing eyes.
CERAMICS Sep 1990 (v.26#1) pg. 72

Eye of newt and skin of toad. Halloween ceramic centerpiece consists of a witch, kettle, cat and pumpkin. The kettle is filled with clear marbles and lighted from the inside to simulate a boiling pot.
CERAMICS Oct 1990 (v.27#2) pg. 12

Halloween candlesticks and mugs. Terra cotta pieces are decorated with raised witches, bats, cats, etc.
CERAMICS Oct 1990 (v.27#2) pg. 60

Halloween ceramic decorations. SPECIAL SECTON. (1) Witch with cat, pumpkins and broom is painted with nonfiring stains. (2) Smiling Jack-O'-Lantern can serve as a candy dish (you reach into his mouth) and a novelty light. Painted with nonfiring stains. (3) Lighted pumpkin-shaped house is painted with nonfiring stains.
CERAMICS Sep 1994 (v.31#1) pg. 58, 66, 68

Teddy bear witch ceramic figure is painted using nonfiring stains.
CERAMICS Oct 1994 (v.31#2) pg. 4

Halloween ceramic of the headless horseman is painted with nonfiring stains.
CERAMICS Oct 1994 (v.31#2) pg. 26

Lighted skull ceramic candy dish is painted with underglaze and glaze.
CERAMICS Oct 1994 (v.31#2) pg. 52

Halloween happening. Small ceramic pumpkin and ghost figures are equipped with pipe cleaner arms and legs attached to ceramic hands and feet.
CERAMICS Oct 1994 (v.31#2) pg. 74

Carve a witch head that uses wire as the hair.
CHIP CHATS Sep-Oct 2001 (v.48#5) pg. 26

A glowing witch. Neon door knob witch for children ages 9 and up to make from felt, curly hair, wiggle eyes and paints.
CRAFTS Oct 1991 (v.14#10) pg. 40, 62

Wanda the witch bib for a hearth broom is needlepointed on plastic canvas and edged with ruffled eyelet. Motif is of a witch flying on a broomstick and BOO!.
CRAFTS Oct 1991 (v.14#10) pg. 42, 62

Pumpkin harvest. Little pumpkins are made from oven-bake clay. Half-pumpkins with jack-o-lantern faces are made into earrings.
CRAFTS Oct 1991 (v.14#10) pg. 44

Spook-tacular Welcome Halloween wreath in neon green fabric with a large orange bow holds a black kitten dressed in a pumpkin costume and holding a little basket for trick-or-treat. A ribbon spider web fills the wreath behind the cat.
CRAFTS Oct 1991 (v.14#10) pg. 46, 62

Creepy crawler treat basket for Halloween. Wooden witch face and spidery legs with jack-o-lantern knees are attached to a square wicker basket.
CRAFTS Oct 1991 (v.14#10) pg. 48, 62

Hobgoblin patrol. A trio of Halloween yard decorations (ghost, black cat and jack-o-lantern) are cut from plywood and painted. They range from 12" to 15" tall.
CRAFTS Oct 1991 (v.14#10) pg. 52, 62

Boo-tiful table setting. Placemat, plant pot cover, coasters and a box to hold them, candy baskets and napkin rings are worked in needlepoint. The pumpkin shapes exclaim Boo! and some have jack-o-lantern faces.
CRAFTS Oct 1991 (v.14#10) pg. 54, 62

House ghosts. (1) Gloria Ghost is made from fabric strips. (2) Dish towel ghosts hang from knobs.
CRAFTS Oct 1991 (v.14#10) pg. 74, 62

Goblin tree centerpiece. Premade chenille mini tree is decorated with tiny Halloween ornaments and orange satin bows.
CRAFTS Oct 1991 (v.14#10) pg. 86

Ghost talk jewelry. Halloween pin and earring set made from meltable plastic pellets. Earrings are ghosts. The pin is BOO and a ghost.
CRAFTS Oct 1991 (v.14#10) pg. 90

Pumpkin pails. How to sponge paint recycled tin cans and add jack-o'-lantern faces and metal bails to turn them into pails for holding Halloween gifts or treats.
CRAFTS Oct 1992 (v.15#10) pg. 16

Halloween squeeze-a-shape stickers for kids ages 7 and up to make. Ghost, bat and BOO shapes are made using dimensional paints.
CRAFTS Oct 1992 (v.15#10) pg. 24

Halloween pillow talk. Pillowcase, made from black fabric, is appliqued with a jack-o'-lantern and stars. Special thread makes face glow in the dark.
CRAFTS Oct 1992 (v.15#10) pg. 28, 61

Peter, the Pumpkin Eater bean bag toss game for a Halloween party.
CRAFTS Oct 1992 (v.15#10) pg. 40, 61

Sweet spooks. How to decorate purchased lollipops with wiggle eyes, felt, etc. to look like a black cat, jack-o'-lantern, witch and scarecrow.
CRAFTS Oct 1992 (v.15#10) pg. 58, 61

Five witch decorations for Halloween. (1) Tin witches. Painted tin cones have Spanish moss hair and hats made from paper twist. (2) Candy jar witch. A soft-sculpture witch becomes the lid for a candy jar. (3) Paper witch, dressed in black with a purple cape, holds an orange pumpkin. (4) Big and little spoon witches, made from a wooden kitchen spoon and a flat wooden ice cream spoon, are dressed in black print fabric and have curly black hair. (5) Witch wall hanging. An orange wire pumpkin-shaped basket is decorated with two witches, felt bats, a cauldron and brooms.
CRAFTS Oct 1992 (v.15#10) pg. 78, 61

Ghostly decorations. (1) Large and small ghosts are made with a balloon or egg taped to the top of a pop bottle and draped with stiffened fabric. (2) Soft-sculpture door ghost. Ghost's head is mounted on an orange fabric circle in a wooden embroidery hoop.
CRAFTS Oct 1992 (v.15#10) pg. 86

Pumpkin patch. (1) Fabric jack-o'-lantern favors. (2) Mini baskets have toppers of Aida cloth cross-stitched with jack-o'-lanterns. (3) Pumpkin pin. Pumpkin motif is cross-stitched on perforated paper.
CRAFTS Oct 1992 (v.15#10) pg. 94

Orange sweatshirt is given a jack-o'-lantern face with dimensional paint and cutwork.
CRAFTS Oct 1992 (v.15#10) pg. 100, 61

Spooky, the door witch, is needlepointed on plastic canvas.
CRAFTS Oct 1992 (v.15#10) pg. 106

Black cat and pumpkin motifs to cross-stitch.
CRAFTS Oct 1992 (v.15#10) pg. 134, 61

Boo ghost pin for kids ages 7 and up to make. Body of white felt is topped by a white bead for the head. A spider, made with black dimensional paint, accents the skirt.
CRAFTS Oct 1993 (v.16#10) pg. 22, 59

Paint the Priscilla way. Lesson 10. Wendy A. Goodwitch plaque combines the stroke work, double loading, floating color and liner brush use from lessons 1 through 9.
CRAFTS Oct 1993 (v.16#10) pg. 32, 59

Mr. Fun-kin jack-o'-lantern made from stained glass.
CRAFTS Oct 1993 (v.16#10) pg. 40, 59

Jack-o'-lantern doll, sewn in Halloween colors, has glow-in-the-dark accents.
CRAFTS Oct 1993 (v.16#10) pg. 42, 59

How to paint wooden apples to look like jack-o'-lanterns.
CRAFTS Oct 1993 (v.16#10) pg. 42, 59

Family of ghosts (mom, dad, boy, girl and dog) are draped in white fabric and have painted faces filled with personality. They are accessorized with hats, trick-or-treat bags, etc.
CRAFTS Oct 1993 (v.16#10) pg. 44, 59

A good witch and a bad witch. (1) Frieda, the flying witch, has a fabric body, a bright orange dress, and purple sisal hair. (2) Hattie, the hat witch. A black plastic witch hat forms the body, with a Styrofoam ball used for the head.
CRAFTS Oct 1993 (v.16#10) pg. 50, 59

Mr. Scarecrow wall ornament for Halloween has a wooden spoon body and head and is dressed in autumn leaves.
CRAFTS Oct 1993 (v.16#10) pg. 76, 59

Black cats made from pom poms and chenille stems.
CRAFTS Oct 1993 (v.16#10) pg. 76

BOO bookmarks. Jack-o'-lantern, ghost and black cat, along with BOO! are cross-stitched on perforated plastic.
CRAFTS Oct 1993 (v.16#10) pg. 78, 59

Ghost, witch and jack-o'-lantern motif earrings to make from shrink plastic.
CRAFTS Oct 1993 (v.16#10) pg. 78, 59

Halloween decorations to cross-stitch with glow-in-the dark thread on perforated plastic. (1) Three-dimensional haunted house. (2) Blinkie bat with wings that flap, eyes that blink in the dark.
CRAFTS Oct 1993 (v.16#10) pg. 84, 59

Halloween tote bag, made from glow-in-the-dark plastic canvas, and jack-o'-lantern shoe tie-ons stitched with glow-in-the-dark thread add an element of safety for trick-or-treaters.
CRAFTS Oct 1993 (v.16#10) pg. 88, 59

Pot Belly papier-mache shapes are painted and embellished to create Wacky Wanda witch centerpiece and treat container.
CRAFTS Oct 1993 (v.16#10) pg. 92, 59

Halloween wreath. Grapevine wreath is adorned with metal pumpkin bells, mini artificial maple leaf sprays, printed ribbon, wheat heads, a cobweb and plastic spider.
CRAFTS Oct 1993 (v.16#10) pg. 94

Glow-in-the-dark TRICK OR TREAT banner to hang on the door for Halloween.
CRAFTS Oct 1993 (v.16#10) pg. 96, 59

Candy dish is made by painting a clay saucer black and decorating it with wooden shapes painted to look like candy corn.
CRAFTS Oct 1993 (v.16#10) pg. 106

Witch, black cat and spider motifs are cross-stitched on a premade pillow with evenweave Klostern fabric front.
CRAFTS Oct 1993 (v.16#10) pg. 130, 59

Orange and black T-shirt is trimmed with Jack-o'-Lantern face, leaves and ribbons.
CRAFTS Oct 1994 (v.17#10) pg. 18, 51

Paint the Priscilla way. Part 22. Spooky the Ghost centerpiece made by combining a wood ghost cutout with an oval wood plaque for the base. Painted with acrylics and trimmed with raffia, bats, etc.
CRAFTS Oct 1994 (v.17#10) pg. 20

Graveyard ghosts. Use plastic canvas and needlepoint to stitch a windsock, coaster and napkin ring accessories for a Halloween party.
CRAFTS Oct 1994 (v.17#10) pg. 22, 51

Haunted house centerpiece. A dilapidated mansion (built from foamcore board) features cloth ghosts coming out of every door and window.
CRAFTS Oct 1994 (v.17#10) pg. 24, 51

Scary treat totes. Tips for kids to decorate brown paper bags for collecting Halloween candy.
CRAFTS Oct 1994 (v.17#10) pg. 26, 51

Papier-mache shapes are converted into grinning bats for Halloween decorations.
CRAFTS Oct 1994 (v.17#10) pg. 30, 51

Pumpkin patch pals. Alternatives to the traditional pumpkin jack-o'-lantern. (1) Wood block. (2) Clay flower pot. (3) Paper bag.
CRAFTS Oct 1994 (v.17#10) pg. 36, 51

Friendly spooksters wreath. Painted ghost, pumpkin and black cat wood cutouts are used to decorate a straw wreath wrapped with purple metallic twist ribbon.
CRAFTS Oct 1994 (v.17#10) pg. 72, 51

Faces of Halloween quilt. Festive wall hanging features appliques of jack-o'-lanterns.
CRAFTS Oct 1994 (v.17#10) pg. 74, 51

Halloween angels feature orange and white "candy corn" bodies and spider web wings.
CRAFTS Oct 1995 (v.18#10) pg. 18, 51

Mr.Bones. Halloween skeleton with movable joints is cut from plastic canvas and stitched in contrasting black and white continental stitches.
CRAFTS Oct 1995 (v.18#10) pg. 22, 51

Raffia door greeter (doll) is modeled after a scarecrow figure.
CRAFTS Oct 1995 (v.18#10) pg. 24, 51

Halloween note cards use dimensional paint and paper twist to add texture.
CRAFTS Oct 1995 (v.18#10) pg. 26, 51

Use simple fabric circle shapes to craft a fabric pumpin dish and lid.
CRAFTS Oct 1995 (v.18#10) pg. 28

Ghostly chalkboard countdown. A felt ghost figure holds a chalkboard with the painted message "BEWARE, only days till HALLOWEEN". The number of days is changed each day.
CRAFTS Oct 1995 (v.18#10) pg. 30, 51

Moonlit Halloween scene. A section of picket fence serves as the backdrop for a fabric black cat, ghost, jack-o'lantern, etc.
CRAFTS Oct 1995 (v.18#10) pg. 30, 51

Foam egg and plastic funnel are combined with white fabric to form a ghost ornament.
CRAFTS Oct 1995 (v.18#10) pg. 30, 51

Scotty skeleton. 15 bones are cut from cardboard and joined with paper clips.
CRAFTS Oct 1995 (v.18#10) pg. 34, 51

Painted Halloween decorations for sweatshirt or T-shirt. (1) Jack-O'-Lantern on orange sweatshirt. (2) "BOOO" and eye motifs on a black T-shirt.
CRAFTS Oct 1995 (v.18#10) pg. 36, 51

Witches cooking apron features special pockets for snake tongues, bat wings and spider legs.
CRAFTS Oct 1995 (v.18#10) pg. 38, 51

Black cat covers for rolls of Halloween candy.
CRAFTS Oct 1995 (v.18#10) pg. 38, 51

Halloween witch and companion ghosts are made by painting fence pickets.
CRAFTS Oct 1995 (v.18#10) pg. 46, 51

Wanda Witch napkin ring insert cross stitch. A black napkin completes the costume.
CRAFTS Oct 1995 (v.18#10) pg. 114, 51

Plaid pumpkin patch. Pair of wooden pumpkins, painted in orange and black plaid are trimmed with twine bows and sprigs of silk ivy. Pumpkins sit on a wooden base with a picket-fence backdrop. A "Welcome to Fall" sign, black crow and ivy twining up the fence complete the Fall decoration.
CRAFTS Sep 1996 (v.19#9) pg. 34, 51

Ghost town decorations for a Halloween party. (1) Tulle Ghost centerpiece with a jack-o'-lantern head. (2) Potful of Spoon Spooks party favors. (3) Guest towel is appliqued with ghost and jack-o-lantern motifs.
CRAFTS Oct 1996 (v.19#10) pg. 40, 51

Pint-size pumpkins. (1) Pair of soft-sculpture pumpkins are made from knee-hi nylons dyed orange. They have cinnamon stick stems, silk ivy leaves and bows of natural raffia. (2) Country Bumpkin pumpkin made from a mini-gourd has a burlap hat.
CRAFTS Oct 1996 (v.19#10) pg. 46

Mr. Pumpkin Head. Jack-o'-lantern shape, cut from wood and painted, has Velcro spots that allow for interchangeable eyes, noses and mouths.
CRAFTS Oct 1996 (v.19#10) pg. 48, 51

"Candy corn" clay pots are painted in orange, yellow and white stripes and have yellow furniture-button noses and drawn-on features.
CRAFTS Oct 1996 (v.19#10) pg. 68

Crafty pumpkinfest! An array of easy-to-paint home decorations for fall. (1) Watering can centerpiece is filled with dried flowers and pumpkin heads. (2) Grapevine wreath is decorated with pumpkin heads, dried flowers and a raffia bow. (3) Clay-pot topiary features a pumpkin head on a cinnamon stick and a mound of dried flowers. (4) Mini-pumpkin figure has a clay pot base.
CRAFTS Oct 1996 (v.19#10) pg. 70

Pumpkin patch parade. (1) Brown Paper Pumpkin gift bag is appliqued with fabric pumpkin and leaf shapes , sponge-painted with a checkerboard motif and trimmed with a raffia bow. (2) Paint-stick pumpkin train. (3) Pumpkin Dumplin' roly-poly with felt arms, legs and stem.
CRAFTS Oct 1996 (v.19#10) pg. 72, 51

Whimsical witches. (1) Spoolie Witch that sits on a shelf begins as a Styrofoam cone covered with black felt. Dangling arms and legs are made from wooden spools and beads. (2) Witch Costume for a Barbie-like fashion doll.
CRAFTS Oct 1996 (v.19#10) pg. 74, 51

Pumpkin sweatshirt. Gingham pumpkin shapes, stars and a moon are appliqued to a purchased sweatshirt.
CRAFTS Oct 1997 (v.20#10) pg. 34, 53

Trick-or-treat bag with a friendly witch motif. Kraft paper gift bag is appliqued with witch's head and hands, cut from craft foam sheets. Hands hold sign reading Best Witches.
CRAFTS Oct 1997 (v.20#10) pg. 36, 53

Whimsical witch trio. (1) Mitten witch has a body made from a natural mitten. Wooden face is painted and trimmed with purple raffia hair and a black hat. Cape is made from a Battenberg doily. (2) Bewitching lapel pin. Triangular black felt witch has an appliqued muslin face and wisps of red doll hair. (3) Witch on a Stick mini-scarecrow has a painted wooden-disk face, torn-fabric hair, a doily cape and hands made from small gloves with button fingernails.
CRAFTS Oct 1997 (v.20#10) pg. 38, 53

Basket of colorful jack-o'-lanterns sewn from orange fabric, stuffed and topped with silk leaves. Faces are drawn on with a marker.
CRAFTS Oct 1997 (v.20#10) pg. 40, 53

Jack-o'-lantern balloons, a project for kids ages 6 and up. Orange balloons, filled with flour, have faces drawn on. Felt hats and strands of doll hair complete the moldable pumpkin decoration.
CRAFTS Oct 1997 (v.20#10) pg. 44, 53

Welcome To Our Patch mug. Purchased black coffee mug has whimsical pumpkin faces and the welcome message painted with acrylic enamels.
CRAFTS Oct 1997 (v.20#10) pg. 48, 53

Spooky spoon necklaces. Bowls of wooden spoons are painted with ghost, jack-o'-lantern and Frankenstein faces and strung from satin cord with a few wooden beads as accents.
CRAFTS Oct 1997 (v.20#10) pg. 50, 53

Paper bag spider treat bag for kids to make. Brown paper lunch bag is painted. Chenille stems form the legs.
CRAFTS Oct 1998 (v.21#10) pg. 6

Wendy Witch sock doll. Sock for body is stretched over a quart jar, which can be filled with treats.
CRAFTS Oct 1998 (v.21#10) pg. 16

Spatula spooks. White rubber spatulas get penstitched faces and button noses. Bodies are men's white tube socks filled with polypropylene pellets.
CRAFTS Oct 1998 (v.21#10) pg. 24

Spider centerpiece is made from painted terra-cotta saucer and pots.
CRAFTS Oct 1998 (v.21#10) pg. 28

Halloween tote, needlepointed on plastic canvas, has stars and pumpkin faces that glow in the dark.
CRAFTS Oct 1998 (v.21#10) pg. 34, 39

Halloween character finger puppets made from craft foam (ghost, black cat, scarecrow, jack-o'-lantern, witch).
CRAFTS Oct 1998 (v.21#10) pg. 50, 39

Motifs cut from Halloween print fabric are used to decorate a white cardboard paint bucket.
CRAFTS Oct 1998 (v.21#10) pg. 54

Halloween paper crafts. Scrapbooking papers are used to decorate a gift bag, greeting card and memory album page.
CRAFTS Oct 1998 (v.21#10) pg. 60

Sweatshirt pumpkin applique is made from three battenberg doilies, dyed orange, and embroidered with faces.
CRAFTS Oct 1998 (v.21#10) pg. 64, 39

Frankie Frankenstein pin is fashioned from craft foam.
CRAFTS Oct 1998 (v.21#10) pg. 82, 39

How to sculpt a pumpkin face.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #65 Oct 1978 (v.6#5) pg. 28

An assortment of Halloween decorations to make. (1) Turnip lantern centerpiece, (2) small vegetable people, (3) a witch hat, and (4) fortune sticks to help divine one's true love.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #71 Oct 1979 (v.6#11) pg. 40

Miniature Halloween scene to use as a centerpiece. Use the ideas to decorate a dollhouse.
CREATIVE CRAFTS & MINIATURES #101 Oct 1984 (v.9#5) pg. 32

How to make a witch for a Halloween centerpiece using styrofoam and felt.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Sep 1975 (v.5#10) pg. 1

Tips on unique Halloween pumpkin carving and decorating.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Oct 1976 (v.7#1) pg. 26

How to create a "Haunted House" in your home. Nineteen "scare" areas described and information on how to create them. Includes instructions for making a macrame skeleton to hang on the front door.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Oct 1978 (v.9#8) pg. 37

Jack-O-Lantern with personality includes (1) a pumpkin centerpiece to crochet, (2) pattern for carving a Jack-O-Lantern, (3) a pumpkin doorknob cover to crochet, and (4) how to paint special character faces on uncarved pumpkins.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Oct 1978 (v.9#8) pg. 41, 81

How to make "Spook Sticks", white chocolate "ghosts" formed on dowel sticks.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Oct 1978 (v.9#8) pg. 47

How to make Jack-O-Lantern cookies and potato-printed paper bags with Jack-O-Lanterns on them. Jack-O-Lantern pattern furnished.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Oct 1978 (v.9#8) pg. 65

Wanda Witch and her kitten soft sculpture Halloween decoration.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Oct 1979 (v.10#8) pg. 14

Soft sculpture pumpkin centerpiece with vine, leaves, flower and a beetle.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Oct 1979 (v.10#8) pg. 20

Some unusual ideas for carving pumpkin lanterns.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Oct 1979 (v.10#8) pg. 62

(1) Satin ghost to hang from tree branches. (2) Apple head witch doll. (3) Collection of cats quilt.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Oct 1980 (v.11#8) pg. 49

Cloth bag for Halloween trick-or-treating. Decorated with pumpkins and the words "Trick or treat".
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Oct 1982 (v.13#8) pg. 78

Halloween party favors feature witches and jack-o-lanterns on top of miniature bales of hay.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Oct 1982 (v.13#8) pg. 79

Make a jack-o-lantern totem pole by stacking up 7 carved pumpkins.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Oct 1982 (v.13#8) pg. 81

Wooden bird house is painted with Halloween motifs (pumpkins, ghosts, bats, a black cat and a spider). Roof is hinged so birdhouse can be a container for Halloween treats. Full-sized pattern furnished.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Sep-Oct 1995 (v.22#5) pg. 30, 37

Halloween door cloth (banner) features a smiling pumpkin motif on a gold-foiled oval against a black background. It is painted on artist's canvas.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Sep-Oct 1996 (v.23#5) pg. 42, 33

Star-shaped box is painted with a witch's face, jack-o'-lanterns and "Trick or Treat".
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Sep-Oct 1997 (v.24#5) pg. 31, 36

Spooky white cat and pumpkin motif are painted on a rustic wooden box with checkerboard accents.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Sep-Oct 1997 (v.24#5) pg. 45, 36

Earth-friendly art. How to turn everyday trash into works of art. (1) Noah's Ark motif is painted onto a recycled glass jar, turning it into a candle holder. (2) Halloween candy holder. Empty 8-lb.laundry detergent box is reinforced and painted with a witch/scarecrow with a ghost and black cat perched on her outstretched arms. Pumpkins and stars hang from twisted wire stretched between her hands.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Sep-Oct 1998 (v.25#5) pg. 18, Insert

Halloween eve. Wooden lantern with Mason jar globe is painted with acrylics. Motifs include ghosts, a border of houses, a man in the moon a trio of bats.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Oct 1999 (v.26#5) pg. 60, 47

Spooky Halloween projects. (1) Small tree, scarecrow, hay stack, etc. starts to shake as a trick-or-treater steps on a pressure mat. (2) Pressure mat triggers a spooky sound recording. (3) Flashling porch lights using X-10 modules.
ELECTRONIC HOUSE Oct 1997 (v.12#5) pg. 68

How to give great children's parties. Two party plans. (1) Halloween Costume party. (2) Super Sleuth: Detective Birthday Party.
FAMILY CIRCLE Oct 23 1978 (v.91#12) pg. 22

Creative pumpkin carving.
FAMILY CIRCLE Nov 1 1979 (v.92#15) pg. 60

Halloween party favors are made from brown paper bags and tissue paper. Fill them with candy treats.
FAMILY CIRCLE Nov 13 1984 (v.97#16) pg. 42

Spooktacular Halloween. Decorating tips and projects. (1) Three magnets (ghost, spider and bat). (2) Black cats made from chenille stem. (3) Two trick-or-treat bags to sew (glow-in-the-dark bag and pumpkin bag). (4) Pumpkin and ghost crocheted favors. (5) Haunted house cross-stitched picture.
FLOWER & GARDEN [CRAFTS EDITION] Sep-Oct 1997 (v.41#5) pg. 18, 42

Pumpkins. Four fall decorations. (1) Pumpkin carved into a flower basket. (2) Harvest wreath with mini pumpkins. (3) Lanterns with dot patterns. (4) Funny faces made with gourds, seeds, etc. on whole pumpkins.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Oct 1996 (v.223#4) pg. 84

Knitted or crocheted dolls or centerpiece decorations with a fall theme. (1) Pilgrims. (2) Scarecrow. (3) Turkey. (4) Pumpkin man.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jul-Aug 1982 (v.27#4) pg. 90, 112

Felt witch riding a broomstick past a felt moon.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jul-Aug 1982 (v.27#4) pg. 91, 107

Three Halloween decorations. (1) Kitchen witch. (2) Goblin. (3) Witch.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jul-Aug 1983 (v.28#4) pg. 78, 79

"Pumpkin" cover for a round basket is sewn from orange calico with black appliques for the eyes, nose and mouth.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Aug 1988 (v.33#5) pg. 58, 68

Black cloth "treat sack" has a cross-stitched jack-o'-lantern face on the front, along with the words "Trick or Treat."
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Aug 1988 (v.33#5) pg. 58, 82

Pattern for stenciling real pumpkins with black cats and fruits-of-the-harvest motifs.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Aug 1988 (v.33#5) pg. 58, 68

"Cat at the Window." A wooden cutout of a black cat sits on the sill of a half-round picture frame with mullions. Frame contains a cross-stitched night sky with stars and a harvest moon.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Aug 1988 (v.33#5) pg. 59, 76

Garland (swag) of fabric witches.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Aug 1988 (v.33#5) pg. 59, 74

Treat sacks to cross-stitch with Halloween motifs. Seven patterns included (scarecrow, teddy-bear witch, ghost, black cat, vampire, jack-o-lantern and happy witch).
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Oct 1991 (v.37#5) pg. 70, 89

Little Witch cloth doll (7" tall).
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Oct 1991 (v.37#5) pg. 70, 91

Scaredy-cat cross-stitched door sign with a "Happy Halloween" message.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Oct 1991 (v.37#5) pg. 71, 87

"How to carve a pumpkin" cross-stitch picture.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Oct 1991 (v.37#5) pg. 71, 87

Pumpkin Patch cross-stitch motif for a sweatshirt.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Oct 1991 (v.37#5) pg. 72, 89

Child's long-sleeved pullover sweater knitted in stockinette stitch. The orange sweater has the face of a jack-o-lantern worked in duplicate stitch on the front.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Oct 1992 (v.38#5) pg. 43, 46

A pumpkin (8" high) is made from stryofoam and covered with glycerine leaves. Matching garland of leaves is 48" long.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Oct 1992 (v.38#5) pg. 43, 30

Make a "talking" pumpkin.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #449 Oct 1965 (v.61) pg. 98

How to make painted jack-o'-lanterns.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #83 Sep-Oct 1983 pg. 28

Pumpkin Person, a fabric jack-o-lantern with arms, legs and a hat. Designed to hang on door or wall at Halloween.
NEEDLE & THREAD Sep-Oct 1981 (v.1#4) pg. 50

Jack-O-lantern centerpiece is made from orange broadcloth stuffed with fiberfill. A cloth hat converts the pumpkin into a "witch". Use for Halloween and Thanksgiving (with the hat removed).
NEEDLE & THREAD Sep-Oct 1983 (v.3#5) pg. 51

Crocheted witch for Halloween party favor or centerpiece.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Sep-Oct 1979 (v.2#5) pg. 37
Correction NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Jan-Feb 1980 (v.3#1) pg. 6

Pumpkin door decoration or trick-or-treat bag.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Sep-Oct 1979 (v.2#5) pg. 37

Huge green giant hand for passing out Halloween goodies.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Sep-Oct 1979 (v.2#5) pg. 37

"Pumpkin Patch" miniature for Halloween includes a shack for selling pumpkins at a pick-your-own patch, a scarecrow, pumpkins on the ground and in a bushel basket and a bamboo fence topped with a string of pumpkin lights.
NUTSHELL NEWS Oct 1996 (v.26#10) pg. 62

Ghost and pumpkin greenware are combined into a seasonal fall twosome. Painted with stains.
POPULAR CERAMICS #491 Jun 1990 (v.40#11) pg. 80

Wendy witch. Greenware of a witch stirring a boiling cauldron is painted with non-firing stains.
POPULAR CERAMICS #492 Jul 1990 (v.40#12) pg. 64

Greenware featuring ghosts, witches, owls and pumpkins is painted with stains.
POPULAR CERAMICS #493 Aug 1990 (v.41#1) pg. 12

Ceramic Halloween decorations include black cats, jack-o-lanterns, and ghosts. Painted with stains.
POPULAR CERAMICS #495 Oct 1990 (v.41#3) pg. 10

Ceramic trick or treat candy dish features a ghost, pumpkin and black cat design. Design pattern is included.
POPULAR CERAMICS #495 Oct 1990 (v.41#3) pg. 88

Pumpkin patch ceramic canister, cookie jar, or centerpiece. Tips on finishing.
POPULAR CERAMICS #541 Sep 1994 (v.45#2) pg. 30

Ceramic gravestone with two ghosts and the inscription "I'm outta here". Tips on painting.
POPULAR CERAMICS #541 Sep 1994 (v.45#2) pg. 43

Halloween theme ceramic projects. (1) Mummy. (2) Pumpkin, haunted house, and jack-o-lantern melting pots. (3) Pumpkin ghosts. (4) Ghost head candy dish. (5) Lighted ghost windsock. (6) Jack-o-lantern window display. (7) Jack-o-lantern with eyes shaped like witches.
POPULAR CERAMICS #542 Oct 1994 (v.45#3) pg. 26, 28, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35

Build the goblin greeter. Everytime someone rings your doorbell, they will be welcomed by a spooky, hologram-like phantom and haunting noises.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Oct 1996 (v.13#10) pg. 31

Glowing tombstones for Halloween. Make scary headstones from cardboard boxes and outfit them with lights and noisemakers activated by X-10 remote control.
POPULAR HOME AUTOMATION Nov 1997 (v.2#5) pg. 36

Halloween tricks.
POPULAR SCIENCE Oct 1964 (v.185#4) pg. 172

Halloween photo studio promotion in connection with "Toys for Tots" program is described.
RANGEFINDER Oct 1990 (v.39#10) pg. 6

How to make pumpkin scarecrows for outside Halloween decoration.
SUNSET Oct 1977 (v.159#4) pg. 160

Tip shows how children can paint a pumpkin for Halloween rather than carve it.
SUNSET Oct 1977 (v.159#4) pg. 181

Jack-O-Lantern window is made by covering a round window with orange fabric with features cut out.
SUNSET Oct 1979 (v.163#4) pg. 108

Halloween lanterns for trick-or-treater to carry. Flashlights are topped with tissue paper globes.
SUNSET Oct 1980 (v.165#4) pg. 112

Make "scary" candlelit Halloween houses from bakers clay.
SUNSET Oct 1983 (v.171#4) pg. 128

Pulling strings for Halloween treats. Ghost-decorated box made of foam-core board has strings draped over a towel at the top. Halloween candy is tied to the strings. Trick-or-treater pulls a string to "fish" for a treat.
SUNSET Oct 1986 (v.177#4) pg. 122

"Spooky" food for a Halloween party includes skeleton-bone cookies, monster eggs, baked apples with worms, witch's brew punch, chocolate spiders and webs.
SUNSET Oct 1986 (v.177#4) pg. 164

Lunch-bag luminarias for Halloween decorations.
SUNSET Oct 1987 (v.179#4) pg. 108

Hazel, the Not So Scary Witch Halloween decoration. Wooden plaque, shaped like a witch in flight is painted using tole-painting techniques. Intermediate skill level.
TOLE WORLD #112 Sep-Oct 1991 (v.15#5) pg. 24, Insert

Ghostly Halloween mobile. A scroll-sawn spider web forms the support for other scroll-sawn figures (jack-o'-lantern, witch, spider, bats, etc.).
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1994 (v.18#5) pg. 56

Crocheted Jack-O-Lantern fits over a 5" polystyrene ball.
WORKBASKET Oct 1983 (v.49#1) pg. 59

"Halloween house" centerpiece is made from assorted shapes of pretzels and candies.
WORKBASKET Oct 1985 (v.51#1) pg. 46

"Happy Harvest Goblins." Halloween door decoration has a raffia body, a pumpkin head and is dressed in a suit and hat made from overlapping pieces of felt to look like patchwork.
WORKBASKET Sep 1986 (v.51#10) pg. 58

Halloween "goodies basket" is sewn from gingham and black felt. A felt witch on a broom is appliqued on the front and a pumpkin on the ends.
WORKBASKET Oct 1987 (v.53#1) pg. 50

Crocheted black cat, 10" tall, with an arched back. Stuffed knitted pumpkin that is 9" tall and about 31" in circumference. Intermediate skills needed for cat. Pumpkin is rated as an easy project.
WORKBASKET Oct 1988 (v.54#1) pg. 8

A tatted bat for Halloween cards, party favors and place cards. Worked in heavier thread, it can be a mobile for a party.
WORKBASKET Oct 1988 (v.54#1) pg. 20

Ghost-shaped table decoration is made from plastic mesh and yarn. Has a secret hiding place for Halloween treats.
WORKBASKET Oct 1990 (v.56#1) pg. 62

Halloween or autumn wreath is ringed with overlapping felt leaves, stuffed and stitched. A pair of black kittens made from felt accent the lower center of the wreath.
WORKBASKET Aug-Sep 1991 (v.56#6) pg. 40

Mini Halloween "treat bags" to cross-stitch with a jack-o-lantern and "Boo!". Bags can also be used as Thanksgiving table favors by cross-stitching them with Pilgrim faces.
WORKBASKET Oct-Nov 1991 (v.57#1) pg. 44

Glow-in-the-dark Halloween basket liner is painted with candy corn and Jack-o-lantern motifs using dimensional paint.
WORKBASKET Oct-Nov 1992 (v.58#1) pg. 66

Festive fall favors for Thanksgiving and Halloween. They can be worn as pins or used as refrigerator magnets. Crocheted versions of a turkey, a pumpkin and a ghost in two sizes, depending on the size of yarn or thread used.
WORKBASKET Oct-Nov 1993 (v.59#1) pg. 18

Halloween tic-tac-toe sweaters for mother and daughter. These long-sleeved pullovers are knitted in a diamond pattern on shoulder and bottom edge. The front panel, knitted in stockinette stitch, has the tic-tac-toe with pumpkins added in duplicate stitch and a crocheted spider.
WORKBASKET Oct-Nov 1993 (v.59#1) pg. 36

Gruesome ghouls. Glow-in-the-dark Halloween shapes (ghost, witch, jack-o-lantern, Frankenstein) are cross-stitched on perforated paper.
WORKBASKET Oct-Nov 1994 (v.60#1) pg. 30

Surprise pumpkins. Small jack-o-lanterns made from yarn and orange paper (or plastic) are filled with candy treats.
WORKBASKET Oct-Nov 1994 (v.60#1) pg. 34

Stitched witch soft-sculpture doll (16" tall) is made from panty hose.
WORKBASKET Oct-Nov 1994 (v.60#1) pg. 37

Halloween hand treat. Stuff food-serving plastic gloves with popcorn and candy and add a spider ring for decoration.
WORKBASKET Oct-Nov 1995 (v.61#1) pg. 77

Spooky-fun figures. Enthrall trick-or-treaters with life-sized plywood cutouts. Patterns feature haunted house, grave yard figure, and ghostly family.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1990 (v.46#5) pg. 14