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More Entries & Dracula Costume: Halloween SEWING COMPETITION 2021!

Oct 18, 2021 | Blog, Competitions & Giveaways

We’ve had LOTS of funky entries for our Halloween contest.This week’s entries included a Llama dressed as Dracula (using the free Dracula costume ADD-ON), Halloween hippos, and LOTS of glow-in-the-dark fabric toys! Check them all out to get some inspiration for YOUR Halloween sewing!

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 we have an awesome Halloween version of the Llama Pattern. Don’t you love this “Dracu-llama” posted by Jessica Condra

Llama Dracula by Jessica condra


She made it using the Kitty Kate Dracula costume pattern ADD-ON that I published in 2011. It’s a FREE PDF pattern for a Dracula cape and FANGS!!!

It’s STILL available!

Get the FREE Dracula ADD ON HERE

to use on your Halloween Funky Friends toys! 


Cat Dracula Pauline add on

Take a closer look

at his Fangs!!!


Llama Dracula 2 by Jessica condra

Click HERE to purchase the Llama & Alpaca Pattern.



I love a great pair of boots, don’t you? Whitney Witch sure does! Check out the real buckles on the boots of this wonderful witch sewn by Linda Simons Woodhams.

Witch sewing pattern,sewn by Linda Simons Woodhams

Click HERE to purchase the Witch Sewing pattern.

Witch Pattern



Charlie Ann used the fleece Pet Bed pattern to whip up a seasonal seat for her kitty.



SPIDER alert!!!



Clearly, it’s popular! Boop!! 😀

Click HERE to purchase the Fleece Donut Bed pattern.



Heather Hedgehog may be getting ready to hibernate for the winter, but she’ll have a last fall fling in polka dots, as sewn by Sue C McLenon.

Hedgehog Sewing pattern,Halloween sewn by Sue C McLenon

Click HERE to purchase the Hedgehog Pattern



The Patch Pussy cat pattern is back this week’s Halloween round-up. First up, Laura Peters Cartoscelli sewed some coordinating seasonal prints into this cool cat. 


Lindsay Dickason made a fluffy black Patch Pussy cat complete with pumpkin orange eyes and a candy corn bow.

Click HERE to purchase the Cat Sewing pattern.



Speaking of candy corn, here’s a Halloween version of the Heather Hippo Pattern sewn by Diana Sageser.

Hippo Pattern Halloween sewn by Diana Sageser


I didn’t expect ANY autumnal hippos this year, but here’s another one! Arja Emila made a Day of the Dead version of Heather Hippo.

Hippo Halloween sewn by arjaemilia

Click HERE to purchase the Hippo pattern.



Fifi Fox looks fetching in this Halloween print. Becki Suleski added sparkly, orange craft eyes for extra flair!

Fox Halloween by Becki suleski

Click HERE to purchase the Fox Pattern


Glow-in-the-dark fabric is perfect for a Halloween Funky Friend. Here’s a Glow-in-the-dark, skeleton shark by Kim lllarietti. 

Shark glow in the dark Halloween by Kim illarietti

Click HERE to buy the Shark pattern.



Spider webs are extra spooky when they glow, as seen on this cute version of the Ozzie Octopus Pattern sewn by Cheryl Bock. (Glowing pic on the right) 

Octopus glow in the dark Halloween sewn by Cheryl Bock

Click HERE to purchase the Octopus pattern.

Octopus Pattern



Finally, here’s a glow-in-the-dark version of the Gregory Gorilla Pattern sewn by Arja Emilia. He’s getting some sun to charge up for his night-time antics!

Gorilla Pattern sewn in glow in the dark fabric by ArjaEmilia

Click HERE to purchase the Gorilla pattern.

Gorilla Sewing 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. christine hackney

    some halloween pcs shared to facebook post

  2. Pauline McArthur

    AWESOME! Good Luck Christine!


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