Remember when all you needed was a pumpkin and a knife to carve a traditional Halloween Jack O’Lantern? You can still do it the old fashioned way, but with the internet, ideas and new techniques are just a click away. How about using a drummel to create your pumpkin masterpiece or a set of small tools created specifically for pumpkin carving? Why destroy a perfectly good pumpkin? You can always use markers to draw your free pattern onto the pumpkin. No matter what method you use, a good template will help you create the perfect Jack O’Lantern.
Free Pumpkin Carving Patterns Site 1.
Pumpkin Pile’s great site is categorized by theme. You can find traditional patterns as well as movie inspired patterns such as Shrek or Captain Jack Sparrow to download and print for free. Each pattern is rated on a scale of one to five so you can easily find a pattern you will be comfortable carving your pumpkin.
Free Pumpkin Carving Patterns Site 2.
The folks over at Disney have a number of printable pumpkin patterns for free that feature Disney characters. You will find Mickey Mouse, a devilish Donald Duck, or even Lighting McQueen
Free Pumpkin Carving Patterns Site 3.
Here at DLTK’s Crafts for Kids are several free patterns to download and print. They have a good selection of traditional patterns as well as a number of patterns featuring characters such as Mario or Angry Birds. If you do not have a pumpkin, you can also check out their page for paper crafts that lets kids use cut out paper shapes to create a Halloween masterpiece.
Free Pumpkin Carving Patterns Site 4.
Over at Home and Garden Television, there are a number of free advanced pumpkin carving patterns as well as a selection of begging patterns that are free to download and print. You can also find great ideas for Halloween decorations within the HGTV website.
Free Pumpkin Carving Patterns Site 5.
Do you want the best pumpkin in the neighborhood? Then look no further than the free patterns from Fantasy Pumpkins. These free detailed patterns will take a while to successfully carve, but you can be sure yours are the best on the block, if not the entire city. There are dragons, unicorns and even an Avatar scene that will have everyone asking, “How did you do this?”
If you are ready to take your pumpkin carving to the next level, check out Ray Villafane. Ray Villafane is a world renowned pumpkin carver. If you want to see some amazing images carved out of pumpkins and gourds, check out his site. He has been featured on numerous television shows and won almost every pumpkin carving contest there is and his creations have even been featured at the White House.