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Early entries – Halloween SEWING COMPETITION 2021!

Oct 11, 2021 | Blog, Competitions & Giveaways

Grab a caramel apple and pull up a chair… it’s time to review some of our early entries for our Halloween Contest.

Don’t forget ~> you can
still enter all month!

AND – you can use ANY Funky Friends Factory pattern sewn in Halloween theme fabric or Halloween colours (even my Free Honey Teddy Pattern – so everyone can enter!!!) 

The winner will be drawn at random…
So don’t be afraid to enter!!!
*** Full details at the end of this post ***


First up is the ever-fashionable version of the Whitney Witch Pattern. Janet O’Neil Conlon made Whitney with traditional striped socks and a purple Halloween dress.

Halloween sewing projects - witch pattern sewn by Janet-O'Neil-Conlon


Next is this memory keepsake Whitney Witch by Tracey Storsii. I love the shiny gold buckles and faux leather boots!

Whitney Witch keepsake sewn by TraceyStorsii


Glenda Newton’s version of  Whitney Witchh has such a sweet face done in hand embroidery. No need for Uber because she’s got her own broom for transport, too.

Click HERE to purchase the Witch Sewing pattern.

Witch Pattern



The Silly Scrappy Snake pattern makes a fun toy for any occasion, and he looks especially handsome in this vintage Halloween fabric collection, as sewn by Kina Bonilla Chapp.

Snake Pattern sewn as a Halloween Toy by KinaBonillaChapp

Click HERE to purchase the Scrap Snake Sewing pattern.



The next reptile in our Halloween roundup is the Igor Iguana Pattern. He’s looking snazzy in Jack Skellington fabric, sewn by Dawn Rimby.

Iguana Pattern sewn for Halloween by DawnRimby

Click HERE to purchase the Iguana Sewing pattern.



Luann Allison Larson picked a creative candy design for her version of the Diggles Dragon Pattern. I bet any kid would love this toy!

Dragon Pattern sewn for Halloween by LuannAllisonLarson

Click HERE to purchase the Dragon Sewing pattern.



The Patch Pussycat Pattern got a makeover in candy corn, pumpkin and plaid by Lindy Eversole.

Patch Cat Pattern sewn for Halloween by LindyEversole


And Fiona Smith selected some seasonal cat designs and yellow craft eyes for her version of Patch Pussycat.

Patch Cat Pattern sewn for Halloween by FionaSmith

Click HERE to purchase the Cat Sewing pattern.



Vicki-Jane Wheeler found this fancy embroidered fabric in her stash and thought it would make a perfect Halloween friend. She entered this “big cat” in a Halloween fabric combo sure to get him noticed in the jungle! Lion Pattern sewn for Halloween -Vicki-JaneWheeler

Click HERE to purchase the Lion Sewing pattern.



If you’re looking for a calorie-free treat for the kids at Halloween – you can do what Marilyn Evans did. She used the Mix and Match Monster Pattern to sew heaps of HAPPY Halloween monsters for her grandchildren! 

Monster Pattern sewn for Halloween by Marilyn Evans

Click HERE to purchase the Monsters Sewing pattern.



Last but not least, the most creative entry to the contest so far is this VERY fluffy version of the Kelsey Keepsake Unicorn Pattern (in costume disguise as “Creature from the Black Lagoon”) by Caroline Jones. I couldn’t write a better description, so read what Caroline has to say about this toy!

Kelsey Keepsake Unicorn Pattern - Halloween by CarolineJones

Click HERE to purchase the Keepsake Unicorn pattern.



If you missed the Halloween Competition details – READ ON!


you don’t need to use
to enter!!


You can use ANY Funky Friends Factory pattern sewn in Halloween theme fabric or Halloween colours (even my Free Honey Teddy Pattern – so everyone can enter!!!). Winner will be drawn at random, so give it a try.

WHAT can you WIN?

You can win a WIN a Funky Friends Factory Pattern Gift Voucher ~>

valued at

Gift-Voucher-50 dollars


HOW do you enter?

It’s easy to be in the running to win! Just post a photo of ANY Funky Friends Factory Pattern that you have sewn AS A HALLOWEEN TOY on the Funky Friends Factory Facebook Page, or in our Pattern Fan Club Group or email us your photo if you’re NOT on Facebook.

(It can be ANY Funky Friend Factory pattern that you have sewn – one of the Halloween Patterns or any other Funky Friends pattern sewn up in Halloween colors or Halloween print fabrics! In other words – it needs to be a Funky Friends Factory toy YOU have sewn that LOOKS “Halloweeny”!)


Want an extra chance to WIN?

Share any of the pictures above on your Social Media (Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram etc). Use the hashtag #FunkyHalloween2021 so we can find your entry or leave a comment below to let us know where you shared the competition!


*** The winner will be drawn on November 1st 2021, 6pm EST ~ using random.org and announced here on the blog AND on the Funky Friends Factory Facebook page.***



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I can’t wait to see your Halloween Funky Friends…


Happy spooky sewing everyone!!!!!!! 



Pauline McArthur
Till next time,



  1. Kat P

    Wow! All the entries are so creative and so much fun! I think I need to buy some patterns. 😊

    • Pauline

      Thanks Kat!😊 I was excited to see all the cool Halloween toys too! 🙂


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