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Celebrate the 12 Days of Craftsy With 12 FREE Christmas Embroidery Patterns

12 Days of CraftsyOn the fourth day of our 12 Days of Craftsy celebration, we’re bringing you a Super-Sized #FreePatternFriday with 12 FREE embroidery Christmas patterns! Download one or download them all — the best part about these patterns is they all stitch up so fast and add an elegant look to handmade from the heart.

Christmas Tree

Photo via Craftsy member Kelly Fletcher Needlework Design

Christmas Tree

A perfect project for beginners, this tree can be stitched up in just a few hours.

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Christmas Dove free pattern

Photo via Craftsy member Val Laird Designs

Christmas Dove and Bell

Even the most simple of shapes becomes a lovely heirloom with the addition of hand embroidery. These ornaments feature embroidery with delicate thread and gorgeous ribbon.

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Ho Ho Ho

Photo via Craftsy member Hancock’s House of Happy

Ho! Ho! Ho!

Quick and easy cross-stitch! Whip up an ornament or put it in a pretty frame.

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A Little Gift For You

Photo via Craftsy member Midnight Latte Designs

A Little Gift for You

Crack out the crayons! Although this piece looks like shadow work, it is actually fabric colored with crayons and outlined with coordinating threads. It’s a great project for youngsters and the kid in all of us.

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Free Christmas doorhanger

Photo via Craftsy member Val Laird Designs

6. Merry Christmas Door Hanger

This cute door hanger does double duty. One side proclaims “Merry ChristmasI” while the other warns against peeking. 

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Holiday Hostess Tree stitchery

Photo via Craftsy member Jenny of Elefantz

7. Holiday Hostess Tree

Queen of all things heart, home and hand, pattern designer Jenny never forgets gifting the hostess. This tree stitches up quickly on a towel or doily and will make quite an impression! Check out her tutorial here.

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Advent Animals cross stitch

Photo via Craftsy member Brooke’s Books Cross Stitch Embroidery

8. Advent Animals

There can’t be a cuter Advent calendar anywhere! Twenty-five adorable cross-stitch animals help count down the days to Christmas. Make them into a calendar, ornaments, or wall hanging.

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Christmas Light

Photo via Craftsy member Allie-oops Designs

9. Christmas Light

Celebrate Christmas by the sea with this holiday-themed lighthouse.

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Photo via Craftsy member Love of Yarn & Thread

10. Christmas Ornaments

Cross-stitch ornaments in colors that fit your decor. 

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Christmas wreath

Photo via Craftsy member palkoagi

11. Christmas Wreath

Make the season bright and shiny with the addition of some wonderful metallic threads in this cross stitch wreath.

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Christmas Mug Hug Cosy

Photo via Craftsy member Val Laird Designs

12. Christmas Mug Hug

Add some candies or hot chocolate mix and what a wonderful gift this would be!

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Martha Shilling

So pretty

Debbie Henry

Thanks, Martha. There are so many talented stitchers here!

Jenny of Elefantz

Thank you for always encouraging us designers, Debbie! x

Debbie Henry

Oh, Jenny, it is my sincere pleasure to share your wonderful work!


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