What do you like better: Making holiday gifts or making holiday decor? This year, we’ve got decor on the mind, from ornaments to stockings and more. This super-size collection of free patterns and tutorials will help you get started.
1Heart Advent Calendar
Help youngsters count down the days (you know they can hardly wait!). This adorable Christmas Advent calendar features 24 heart pockets for treats or sweet sentiments.
2Tis the Season Pop-Up Container
Stitch up a Santa or reindeer as an adorable gift basket to hold baked goods, movies, craft supplies or other thoughtful presents.
3Santa Christmas Apron
Simple assembly and fusible appliqué make this a quick project that is sure to be a holiday favorite. The pattern can be adjusted to fit most sizes for plenty of cookie baking.
4Hexadoodle Tree Skirt
This mini tree skirt can be machine pieced or paper pieced. It’s a perfect stash buster that can also be used as a centerpiece for your holiday table.
5Little Christmas Stockings
Knit up these adorable stockings and hang them on the tree. They’re just the right size for gift cards, jewelry, or candies.
6Christmas Tree Hand Warmers
Knit a pair of pretty hand warmers and embellish the trees with buttons for a gift that’s as much fun to wear as it is to make!
7Crochet Christmas Ornament Cover
Stitch up this crochet ornament cover in less than an hour. Use an ornamental thread and embellish with beads and baubles to finish.
8Christmas Elf Hat Pattern
Be the life of the party with this festive hat. Add some bells and ornament earrings for a beginner-friendly project that will be hard to miss!
9In the Hoop Christmas Sucker Holder
These serve as tree ornaments as well as special treats. They’re embroidered and assembled entirely in the hoop for adorable accents without all of the effort!
10Bell Christmas Tree Ornaments
Felt is a fantastic medium, as it requires no edge finishing. Add ric-rac, beads and some pretty embroidery for an ornament that’s certain to become an heirloom.
11Christmas Button Charm
The tutorial shows you how to add sparkle to any ornament or gift in about an hour using Swarovski crystals and seed beads.
12Scrap Fabric Christmas Ball
Gather up your festive fabric scraps and turn them into gorgeous vintage ornaments. Glue and wrap pieces, add craft glue and embellish.
1320 Days of Christmas Gift Giving Guide
Presentation is everything! This 72-page guide shows you how to create your own gift boxes, gift bags, treat bags, nested boxes and more!
14Mitten Gift Tags
These cute gift tags are easy to make — just print and cut! Originally designed for knit projects, the included laundering symbols are handy for any handmade gift!
15Cookie Name Tags
Monogrammed sugar cookies make unique name cards for your next holiday gathering. They’re also nice for stocking stuffers and ornaments.
16Shipping Baked Goods
Can’t spend the holidays together? That doesn’t mean that you can’t share the love. Find out the best types and methods of shipping baked goods.