FREEBIE shifty-eyed ghost In-the-Hoop embroidery project


He’s a shifty-eyed ghost to bring a curious twist to your Halloween decor.  This in-the-hoop (ITH) project for embroidery machines and is about 6″ tall after you stuff him.  Enjoy this freebie from Ballyhoo Creations!

This freebie only includes the 5×7 size. If you like him, check out the ghost trio that includes larger sizes.

  • Instructions and Videos are available for free on this page.  (see Instructions and Video tabs)
  • Included in your download:
    • shifty-eyed ghost ITH pattern for 5×7 hoops
    • these machine formats included – DST, EXP, HUS, JEF, PEC, PES, SEW, SHV, VIP, VP3,  XXX,   {which format does my embroidery machine use??}
    • PDF instructions with color photos.
    • JPG photo showing design diagram. (makes it easier to see which files you want to stitch!)
  • Ballyhoo Designs are upgrade proof!  You will get all file formats and hoop sizes currently available.  So if you ever upgrade your machine to a different brand or hoop size, there’s no need to purchase new files.
  • Suggested fabrics:  stretch jersey (t-shirt fabric), fleece, minky, felt, scuba knit
  • Skill Level:  Beginner
  • See the photo for stitch counts and design size to be sure everything will fit in your specific embroidery machine hoops.



Video Tutorials

There are two videos for the ghost stuffies.   The first one is a 2 minute summary, the second one goes into more details.  NOTE: the ghosts were updated in 2021 to include a tackdown stitch (color 2) and a turning tab.  These details are not shown in the videos but are included in the written instructions.

The video below is the full tutorial with much more detail.  NOTE:  the ghosts were updated in 2021 to include a tackdown stitch (color 2) as well as turning tabs to make construction easier.  These new details are not shown in the video but are explained in the written instructions included in your download.

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