I found this great pattern for a creepy hand and I knew I could find a place for it in my Halloween decor. If you saw my blog last year you might remember I did a few Halloween tables. So, I am working on some right now for this year.
This copy of Holiday Crafts by Better Homes and Gardens is where I found the pattern.
I traced the pattern right onto a natural muslin with a fabric marking pencil.
If you want to try making this I will give you a tip. I cut it out as instructed and tried to make it from the pattern and the fingers were just too skinny to turn and stuff. I followed the pattern on the hand on the right and when I turned it the stitching broke loose. With the hand on the left I cut my new seam allowance out around the pattern and this worked out much better.
The publication recommends using a hemostat to turn and stuff the hand. I tried several ways of turning and stuffing and the hemostat was the best method. It was perfect to grab a bit of fiber fill and stuff the fingers with.
So, here is my finished creepy hand. It is really a creepy glove. I really liked how it turned out.
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