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Three Dragon Pumpkin Stencil Patterns To Choose From - Free to Download
I love carving jack-o-lanterns and do gothic haunted houses, castles and stuff for my house and friends and relatives and I thought I'd do a dragon this year so I made some stencils which anyone can download and use. Above you'll find three dragons , a hard version and medium and easy versions. We also have a 'Castell Coch' stencil here for those of you who prefer 'creepy castle' designs.
The dragon is an emblem of Wales and can be seen on the national flag:-'Y Ddraig Goch'. So if you are Welsh or of Welsh descent carving a dragon pumpkin is a superb way of celebrating Halloween and your 'Welshness' at the same time. If not, well, it's a great motif anyway. There are pictures of the dragon below, both in outline and as a finished product. Read on for an account of some interesting Welsh Halloween customs.
This is the hard dragon pattern:-
Here's one somebody did last year:- http://americymru.ning.com/photo/pumpkin-carve
Try our Castell Coch halloween pumpkin stencil here:- http://americymru.net/profiles/blogs/free-castell-coch-halloween
Old Welsh customs associated with Halloween/Nos Calan Gaeaf