There’s nothing better than listening to Christmas music, sipping on eggnog and breaking out your holiday fabric for the season. Whether you’re in the mood to stitch a new tree skirt, some fresh stockings or more holiday decor, we’ve got a pattern for your perfect project.
1. Pom-Pom Tree Skirt
Dress up your tree in a skirt packed with pom-pom power! Whether you use store-bought pom-poms or make your own, this is a simple (and fun!) project.
2. Owl Ornaments
Break out your embroidery floss and needle, because these sweet feathered friends come together with some simple hand stitching. Bonus points if you mix things up a bit and use some of your excess felt to make rainbow ornaments, too.
3. Simple Holiday Stocking
You won’t find any frills with this straightforward pattern, just your favorite holiday fabric. You can customize a bunch for the whole family — maybe with embroidered monograms — and let your fabrics shine.
4. Folded Christmas Tree Napkins
Spruce up your holiday table with, well, a spruce. These napkins are quick to sew and make the perfect hostess gift. And you can add rickrack or other trim for an even more festive look!
5. Fab Felt Christmas Tree
DIY a tree that’s just the right size for an entryway, table centerpiece or office desk. Use cardboard for the base and some simple sewing for the felt, and voilà — festivity!
6. Elf Stocking Zipper Pouch
With the curled toes and zipper top, these stockings stand out in a crowd. Not to mention it’s a scrap-friendly holiday project and the perfect size for candy or gift cards.
7. Christmas Tree Tissue Box Cover
Brighten up the bathroom with a simple tissue box cover. With its easy-to-follow templates, this fast project makes a great gift for teachers, too.
8. Mini Stockings
Make those stockings itty bitty! This quick-stitch design uses scraps to make the cutest booties for gifting small presents and sweets.
9. Light-Up Christmas Apron
If you’re the Christmas cook, you need this apron. It’s 3D, it lights up (!) and it’ll bring even more cheer when you’re baking Christmas cookies. What’s not to love?
10. Not So Spring Deer Pillow
Turn a scrappy quilt block into an oh-so-cuddly pillow, or make a whole bunch of blocks in different colors and piece them together for a full-sized Christmas quilt. Whatever you decide, follow this pattern for gorgeous home decor.
11. Christmas Gnome
Honestly, there’s no better way to bring the cheer than with a cute little gnome doll. This pattern is inspired by tomtes, a Nordic mythical creature associated with the winter solstice and the Christmas season. Stitch one for every room in your house!
12. Poinsettia Table Runner
The first rule of the holidays: you have to pretty up your table. These brilliant poinsettias do the trick and they’re beginner-friendly.