15 Free Christmas Sewing Patterns to Celebrate the Holiday Season

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 or, this is a simple (and fun!) project.

We love a good pom-pom fringe, especially when it's peeking out from under your holiday gifts. We've got all the info you need to craft up this easy tree skirt right here!

2. 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!

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. 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!

5. 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.

6. 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.

7. Mini Stockings

Make those stockings itty bitty! This quick-stitch design uses scraps to make the cutest booties for gifting small presents and sweets.

8. 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?

9. 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.

10. 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!

11. 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.

12. Christmas Glitter Skirts

Play around with appliqué templates to create your own festive skirt for the season. They take almost no time to sew, meaning you could make two, three — five?! — and gift them to everyone on your nice list.

13. Christmas Lights Ornament

Light up the tree with — wait for it — felt! These ornaments make great stocking stuffers, or you could pair 'em with your annual Christmas cards .

14. Christmas Nightgown

Sew a comfy knit gown for a good Christmas Eve sleep. The pattern includes sizes from 12 months old to 8 years old, and you can opt to make it year-round by using a generic fabric (instead of a holiday knit).

15. Christmas Baby Bibs

Make the most of baby's first Christmas with an adorable holiday bib. Simply choose your favorite appliqué cut-outs and build from scraps — this cutie will be ready in no time.

December 18, 2019
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