12+ Christmas embroidery patterns
It’s that time of the year again! That time when summer ends and we begin to think about Christmas – there I said it out loud. As you know very well, embroidery projects can be a little bit time consuming. That is why it is so important to start early and not at the last minute. I’m totally guilty of getting started way too late and getting overwhelmed in December with finishing gifts for Christmas. Below you will find a list of Christmas embroidery patterns to help getting the Christmas Crafting spirit started. It may or may not help you decide on what you want to craft this year. Maybe it will make deciding even worse because there is so much to choose from!
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Christmas embroidery patterns
Let it snow
Get your winter decoration started with the “Let it snow” embroidery pattern by OhSewBootiful.
This modern hoop art piece is simple to make and creates a beautiful effect with its satin stitch lettering.
NOEL Cross Stitch
RedBear Design always shines with soft pastels and great color combinations. The “Noel” Christmas cross stitch pattern combines nostalgic cross stitch with modern colors. I must say, I’m always in love with patterns that use a darker background because it creates such a different vibe than the lighter fabrics!
Double Hoop Wreath
Decorate your home with this unique twist on the Christmas wreath. The double embroidery hoop is quite unique and fun to make. Place a picture of your loved ones in the empty space in the middle to personalize it for your home.
Get the double hoop Christmas wreath pattern at Namaste Embroidery!
Christmas ornament patterns
Cookie Star Ornament
This felt star keeps popping up in my Pinterest feed for YEARS now and makes me smile every time. Craft your own smiley face Sugar Cookie Star ornament pattern and get your pattern at Trellis and Thyme.
Cuteness overload alert! You won’t need any candies if you hang this sweet little reindeer ornament on your Christmas tree. The pattern is from Nuvolina Handmade and she has many more adorable felt ornaments in her shop.
Gingerbread House Ornaments
No Christmas without a Gingerbread house, right? Choose from 8 cute Gingerbread house designs or make them all – it’s your choice!
These fantastic felt ornaments are available at Ginger Melon.
Home Sweet Home Ornaments
Alicia Paulson is the maker behind a series of felt ornament patterns that she used to release each year. The ornaments you can see in the picture are the ones I made from her kit and let me tell you this: The instructions are amazing and if you purchase a kit there is everything and a little bit more in there to make yourself a pretty set of 3 Christmas ornaments.
Kid's Drawings Ornaments
Do you have little ones running around in your home? Find the instructions on how to turn your kid’s artwork into an embroidered ornament over on the SwoodsonSays Blog! My own kids are old enough to stitch their own drawings now, but I did stitch up some cool dino drawings of my son when he was younger. It’s such a great project to preserve a piece of childhood this way and get it out every year for Christmas.
Other Christmas embroidery projects
Simple Tree Hoops
The Golden Sycamore Blog made a free tutorial on how to embroider simple Christmas trees and decorate your home with it. If you like a more minimalistic approach to Christmas decoration or don’t want/have a real Christmas tree, this might be the perfect project for you!
Have you already started crafting for Christmas? Which projects would you like to do this year? I would love to see or read about your Christmas embroideries from previous years, too! Let me know in the comments below.
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