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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
This collection of free pumpkin carving patterns includes some rather intricate designs, so you may want to practice before you take knife to pumpkin.
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.
Carve a haunted house into your pumpkin with this free pattern from All Family Resources.
Who says your pumpkin needs to be scary? Use this fairly simple horse pattern to create a unique design.
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.
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.