I couldn’t let my favourite holiday go by without making something special this year. Because of the vacation, I was running super short on time and came in to the game very very late. So it had to be something quick and fun at the same time.
I love to wear hats, and I thought a large-brimmed Halloween Witch Hat wall hanging would be so perfect for this season! It’s iconic but also stylish! I literally finished drawing and making it within a day. Hand sewing the binding took longer than putting this Halloween-themed quilted wall hanging together.
You can get this really easy 18″ Halloween Witch Hat quilt pattern from Etsy or Craftsy. There are some large pieces in this pattern. so I would suggest printing two copies and using one copy as a template to cut the fabric out for the large pieces. As always with paper piecing, cut the pieces larger than you think you will need.
I also made this matching pillow cover with the same set of fabric. I love making these quick pillow covers.
This is where my husband reads at night. The wall hanging and the pillow will probably end up here. I can’t believe it has been 10 years since I drew that map of Middle Earth. If you look to the left of the chair, there is a laundry basket on the side. There’s a good reason for that.
I took that laundry basket from my mother about 21 years ago. It is now falling apart, yet I am unable to throw it away. Every time I finish doing laundry, my kitties hop in the empty laundry baskets. That gave me an idea!
I folded one of my blankets to make a bed for them, then put one of their blankets which I had made, on top. I put Mr. Tuffleberry in it. He is an extremely camera-shy, nervous kitty. He stayed and gave me lots of kisses.
Later on I found Charlie fast asleep in there!
Mission accomplished!! Now I need to get busy with sprucing up that basket for them.