Free Pumpkin Carving Patterns

Carve a Cool Jack-o-Lantern with These Pumpkin Carving Stencils

Halloween Pumpkin Carving
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If you're looking for pumpkin carving inspiration, these free pumpkin carving patterns available online will help you design and carve a creative jack-o-lantern in time for Halloween. Find printable stencils for carving fun or scary pumpkin faces—all free!

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Kim's Free Pumpkin Carving Templates

Here is a collection of simple but fun pumpkin carving templates designed by TripSavvy's New England Expert. Print these free pumpkin carving patterns and use them to carve or paint a pumpkin this Halloween.

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Jessa's Jack-o-Lantern Patterns: A Creative Pumpkin Carving Design Collection

Hudson Valley artist Jessa Fortin inspires Halloween pumpkin carvers with this set of unique free Jack-o-Lantern patterns including a scary spider, a lighthouse and a butterfly.

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Basic Pumpkin Face

If your pumpkin carving skills are not terribly well honed, you may want to start with this simple pattern for a pumpkin face from All Family Resources.

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Free Printable Pumpkin Stencils

From Better Homes & Gardens, here are some light-hearted pumpkin face stencils and decorative pumpkin designs for you to download and print to guide your carving including emoji pumpkin stencils.

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Pumpkin Carving Patterns from The Pumpkin Lady

Looking for pumpkin inspiration? Turn to The Pumpkin Lady for original pumpkin carving patterns featuring great designs for those of us who love New England, such as a starfish, a sea horse, autumn leaves and a Pilgrim hat. There are hundreds of free pumpkin carving patterns to peruse and print.

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Halloween Pumpkin Carving Patterns from Martha Stewart

From the always ingenious team at Martha Stewart, here are free carving designs to transform ordinary pumpkins into decorative works of art. Print them and use them as pumpkin carving templates.

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Pumpkin Carving Patterns Kids Will Love

From DLTK's Growing Together, here is a fun collection of pumpkin carving patterns that will delight kids (although parents will have to do the goopy work). You'll find templates for carving bats, cats, ghosts and other classic Halloween scenes, plus favorite kids' characters such as Sponge Bob, Mario and Thomas the Tank Engine.

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Un-Halloween Pumpkin Patterns

This is an amazing collection of free templates for carving a special pumpkin. You'll find animals, patriotic scenes, famous people and more. All pumpkin patterns are available as printable .pdf files.

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Halloween Pumpkin Carving Patterns

This large collection of free pumpkin carving patterns from PumpkinPile includes both "Classic Jacks" and some trendy carving ideas, too, such as sports logos, celebrities, movie-inspired designs and video game and cartoon characters.You'll also find templates for carving symbols and words into your pumpkin, which might be a nice way to decorate for a Halloween event (there's a "Just Married" template) or to promote your business ("Who You Gonna Call?" is among the options).

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Disney Character Pumpkin Carving Templates

Use these free pumpkin carving templates from Disney Family to carve your pumpkin with a favorite character including Mickey, Minnie, Winnie the Pooh, Tinker Bell and Snow White.

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Free Pumpkin Stencils from Kraft

Kraft has a collection of eight simple yet fun pumpkin carving patterns for you to try including a googly-eyed jack-o-lantern, a spooky skeleton and a black cat.

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Fantasy Pumpkin's Free Pumpkin Carving Patterns

This collection of free pumpkin carving patterns includes some rather intricate designs, so you may want to practice before you take knife to pumpkin.

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U.S. Flag Pumpkin Carving Pattern

From Veterans United Home Loans, here is a collection of patriotic carving designs including a free pattern for creating an American flag and soldier pumpkin.

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Haunted House Pumpkin Carving Pattern

Carve a haunted house into your pumpkin with this free pattern from All Family Resources.

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Horse Pumpkin Pattern

Who says your pumpkin needs to be scary? Use this fairly simple horse pattern to create a unique design.

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Pumpkin Clown Face

Who says a jack 'o lantern can't be silly? Use this free pattern from All Family Resources to put a smile on your pumpkin's face.

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Make Your Own Pumpkin Patterns

Learn how to make your own pumpkin carving patterns with these instructions from Walt's Pumpkin Carving Secrets. Step-by-step instructions for turning simple clipart designs into pumpkin patterns.

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