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PostSubject: Pumpkin Patterns   October 9th 2009, 4:02 pm

Halloween is around the corner again and I was wondering if any of you know any good sites where you can find pumpkin patterns for carving?s Preferably scary, spooky and creepy and free ones!

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PostSubject: Comment   October 10th 2009, 12:23 am

I am sorry, Snacker, but do you REALLY need a pattern? I mean, I just start carving and it comes out pretty good. Get agood THIN knife, and with a little careful work (and imagination), you should get a pretty good pumpkin.

My only problem with pumpkins is cleaning the inside. If you don't clean it well, lighting the candle can get a little stinky (and using an electric incandescent light can do the same - although it or a florescent light is cheating).

Fantasy puts more requirements on the writer than any other fiction, because the world must be made as real before anything else can be real.
Adult Christian fiction quite different than all the usual lame stuff in that market.  "Dilemma of Dreams" now in hard back.
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PostSubject: Re: Pumpkin Patterns   October 10th 2009, 12:56 am

Yes I agree. We've had some patterns last year, but we'll probably go with our imaginations this year. The bigger the pumpkin the longer and harder is it to clean the inside. It just takes patience.

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PostSubject: Re: Pumpkin Patterns   October 10th 2009, 1:25 am

Google "free printable pumpkin stencils" and you'll get quite a few pages to view and print from... though some of them do want to charge you 2-3 dollars for the better stencils.
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