50+ Free Christmas Cross Stitch Patterns for Beginners
You’ll love our festive list of 50+ Free Christmas cross-stitch Designs, with cross stitch Christmas Alphabet and Phrases, Borders, Hearts, Stars, and Stockings, Holiday Extras ornaments and more. Cross-stitching doesn’t have to be complicated or overwhelming. Beginners and more experienced embroiderers alike will love these Christmas simple cross-stitch patterns with fun and colorful designs.
Each Christmas pattern is simple enough that you can embroider it in a few hours. They’re perfect for kids, those just starting cross-stitching, and anyone who just wants a quick, relaxing workout. The diagrams use DMC embroidery thread, which is usually easy to find. But if you want to use something else, you can substitute thread with a similar color or another shade you like. Use 2 strands of embroidery thread for all stitches.
Ready to get to work? Put the needle in and start embroidering!
Alphabet and Phrases cross-stitch patterns
Christmas Borders cross- stitch patterns
Hearts, Stars, and Stockings cross-stitch patterns
These Hearts, Stars, and Stockings cross-stitch patterns would look great anywhere. These patterns are very simple and can be used as a first pattern. Also, even though the colors are listed on the pattern, you can easily substitute them with your favorite colors to give the patterns personality.
Holiday Extras cross-stitch patterns
TIP: When working with layered needlework designs, mount the bottom layer of fabric on a solid piece of acid-free foam-core board. Cut an opening in a second piece of foam-core board the same size as the stitched area of the top layer of fabric and mount it so design area is over the opening. Position the mounted fabric pieces atop each other, and frame as desired.
• Stitch a birdhouse from the “Think Snow” chart to make a bell pull for your favorite bird lover.
• Make button covers stitched with the cute small mitten design.
• Use the adorable “Angel Kitten” design and create a broach.
• Bring smiles to a favorite teacher by stitching up a bookmark using a row of the “Mitten” designs.
Santas and Snowmen cross-stitch patterns
TIP: When appliqueing dark fabric onto dark fabric, it’s a struggle to see the edge of the piece to be appliqued. Solve the problem by marking the fold with a white chalk pcncil.Thc edge of the material then is easy to see, so you can hide stitches neatly. A quick swipe of a finger removes all traces of the chalk!
Toys and Presents cross-stitch patterns
Treats of the Season cross-stitch patterns
Trees and Wreaths cross-stitch patterns
Sampler Chart cross-stitch patterns