Here are some fun free pumpkin carving stencils for your Halloween arts and crafts!
Just right-click on the image and select print. I hope you create some impressive art with these free stenciling patterns.
For instructions on how to carve a pumpkin go to our
Pumpkin Carving page.
Are you new to working with paper stencils? If so (or even if not) you should know that you can prepare your paper stencils so that they can be used again and again. Yeah! That’s right. The one you just printed can become a long term free stencil. It’s easy. Do you have some of that clear, wide packing tape? Just use it to run even strips covering all of the paper surfaces before you cut out the stencil. Burnish or rub the tape down to get the air pockets out. That’s it.
By the way, I like to do just the top side of the paper. If the bottom is slick it can encourage paint to bleed under the stencil and smudge your surface. The underside may get wet when you wash it but just let it dry and you can flatten it back out by storing it in a book.
Don’t like the mess of carving a pumpkin. You can use these free stencils to carve a craft pumpkin. Not only is it much cleaner you’ll have a pumpkin for years to come. Sound good? Well find out how at Pumpkin Crafts. If you are a fan of recycle and keep it simple you'll love this idea.
(Pssssst! For more free pumpkin carving stencils, check out these Jack O Lantern Stencils! Here you'll find the face patterns so commonly associated with Halloween pumpkins.)
If you're in to felines than don't miss these
Cat Stencils for Pumpkin Carving.
Remember, open sections of a stencil are called islands. These are the areas that allow color to be applied on the surface under the stencil.
Bridges are the stencil material that separates the islands and keeps the shape of a stencil. These areas block color or paint from reaching the surface.
Scroll to the bottom of this page to watch a video with some fun Halloween project ideas!
There are plenty of other great projects you can do with these stencils. For more ideas check out Halloween Crafts.
Want to see how to make this free stencil into a Mask Pattern?
Wait! Don’t just print your stencils from this page and leave. You need to check out the Holiday Crafts Section for many more fun projects.
Cut-and-paint stencils are less expensive (unless of course they are free like these!). You’re not paying for the manufacture, warehousing and shipping of a product. If you can find downloadable stencil designs you can have your stencil immediately and no delay to your project. Here we offer some free stencils to get you started and a few in book format of our more complex designs. Do you want to see our catalog? Hop over to our Stencils Page.
Want more free stenciling patterns and stencils to print? No problem! You'll find more at Free Stenciling Patterns (including a 2-Layer Fleur de lis Stencil). But that’s not all. Keep browsing around the site and you’ll find free stencils galore!
You can’t beat these free pumpkin carving stencils! I hope they have inspired you to get started right away making art with stencils.
And hey! Don’t forget that I (and everyone else) want to see what you have done with your free pumpkin carving stencils or any of your stenciling art. Just click on Stenciling Projects to get your masterpiece showcased here on this web site. Won’t that be exciting! Or if you have any questions or want to share information join in on the Stencil Blog. Well, I hope to hear from you soon.
P.S. If you're looking for
Stencil Pattern Books in Print (like these) then visit our Printer's Book Shop for a large variety of stencil collections. These books are easy to follow and come with complete instructions. You'll find all of the stencil designs used as samples throughout this site.
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Well, here's that video I promised you. Enjoy!
Here's a quick list of links to all of the Halloween Crafts!
Pumpkin Crafts - See how to carve a Craft Pumpkin for a no-mess forever Jack-O-Lantern.
Pumpkin Carving - Learn how to carve a Pumpkin with Stencils.
Cat Stencils for Pumpkin Carving - Free Stencils.
Cartoon Pumpkin Stencils
Free Halloween Stencils
Halloween Masks - Get some great tips for creating Halloween Masks and Costumes starting with Stencils.
Free Pumpkin Carving Stencils
Free Pumpkin Stencils
Halloween Cookie Stencils - And the Recipe too!
Halloween Crafts - Here you'll find the tid-bits on All the Halloween Crafts.
Halloween Pumpkin Stencils - And they're Free!
Jack O Lantern Stencils - More Free Stencils.
Printable Halloween Masks - Find a Free Printable Mask.
Printable Halloween Stencils
Pumpkin Patterns or Stencils
Pumpkin Stencils - Free Stencils and watch a video for ideas.
Scary Pumpkin Stencils - Free Scary Pumpkin Stencils.
Skull and Crossbones Stencil - You guessed it - It's Free!
I hope you enjoyed all of the Halloween Crafts that you found here. Come back soon for all of the
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