Here are 15 fun and unique alien pumpkin carving patterns! These patterns are free to print and easy to follow, so even the beginner pumpkin carver can create a masterpiece.
With a variety of space-themed designs to choose from, you’re sure to find the perfect pattern for your pumpkin.
From classic green aliens to more modern interpretations, there’s an alien for everyone. We even have UFOs. Every alien needs a spacecraft, after all.
Our carving templates are varied between simple and intricate, providing enough options for all skill levels.
Carving pumpkins has been a long-standing Halloween tradition, and it’s true, you’ve got an edge over your friends and neighbors when you have a cool design template to work off of.
—Never used a PDF template before to carve a pumpkin? No worries. It’s pretty easy to do. But we have instructions at the bottom of the page to help.
Printable Alien Pumpkin Carving Patterns
Choose your favorite design below to get started.
A pattern for a Close Encounters Of The Third Kind- type of alien.
This creepy alien has scary eyes.
An alien with bug-shaped eyes flies its UFO in outer space.
Speaking of outer space, don’t forget to also check out our moon and stars carving templates.
An alien in disguise. Is he fooling you? Nice hat, cowboy!
A one-eyed alien monster pattern.
An easy carving pattern of a UFO with its beam.
An intricate carving pattern of a creepy alien.
An easy pumpkin carving template for kids. A cute alien with antennae.
An alien with a glowing circle of power coming from its chest.
An alien’s home planet.
A stencil with an alien head. The alien has antennae.
A simple flying saucer pattern.
A cool template of a lady alien.
An alien has landed and is coming to get you. Will there be an alien abduction?
A detailed pattern of an alien. This one may be better for experienced carvers.
Here’s another awesome Halloween activity, especially if it’s rainy. Color our creepy Sugar Skull coloring sheets!
How To Use A Printable Alien Pumpkin Carving Pattern PDF
First, the size and shape may dictate which pattern you can use. For the most part, you can play with the size because you can scale this in your printer settings.
There’s a lot of flexibility there. You don’t have much flexibility if the pumpkin pattern you love is very tall and narrow but the pumpkin you chose is wide and shorter.
So it’s best to select your pattern before you get your pumpkin if you want complete control over your design options.
Another idea is to use craft pumpkins instead of real ones. There are carvable foam ones that work great with carving patterns.
If you decide to get a foam pumpkin, here’s a tutorial for how to carve one using a pumpkin carving pattern.
But since we have 15 different owl stencils, I’m confident that no matter what, you’ll find one you love that is perfect for your pumpkin.
Okay, so next. You will tape the pattern to your pumpkin using blue tape. Then, I find it easiest to use a thumb tack to poke holes into the paper and trace the outer edge of the design
It’s the grey areas that you will carve away. Once you have holes poked through the paper and into your pumpkin, you will have a nice outline of the shape, and you can remove the PDF paper.
Now it’s time to carve the pumpkin. Just follow the lines and remember to cut the grey areas.
Printing an extra copy of your alien carving pattern may be helpful to reference it while carving.
When you finish, add a tea light or battery-powered candle and place your carved pumpkin on the front porch.
Then watch scary movies with friends and family and enjoy your Halloween season!
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