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10 Festive + FREE Christmas Sewing Patterns

One of the best ways to get into the holiday spirit is to sew together some new Christmas decorations, gifts or pajamas! To help you do just that, we’ve rounded up a few of our favorite free Christmas sewing patterns, which are all available for instant download. Try the ornament projects for a beginner sewer (great for children, too) or learn to paper piece a mini quilt or throw pillow. Need new stockings for the mantle? Then there’s a free pattern for that, too! 

Reverse Applique Christmas Tree Pillow

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1. Reverse Appliqué Christmas Tree Pillow

Add a little holiday cheer to your home when you sew together this 8″ x 14.5″ tall Christmas tree reverse appliqué pillow. The pattern’s step-by-step instructions take all the guesswork out of recreating this tree design. Plus, it is the perfect project to showcase those favorite buttons you’ve been holding onto for so long!

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Free Christmas Stocking Pattern

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2. Christmas Stockings

Have a new addition to the family or simply tired of your family’s old stockings? Then use the need to sew new Christmas stockings as an excuse to go fabric shopping for some fun, holiday prints. Make extras to coordinate and have on hand for holiday visitors, pets or new family members. 

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Folded Chistmas Tree Napkins

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3. Christmas Tree Table Napkins

Customize your dinner table with these unique, whimsical Christmas tree napkins. These napkins are a fun, quick sew that are perfect for hostess gifts. Add ric-rac or other trim for an even more festive look!

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Simple Sewn Christmas Stockings

4. Simple Holiday Stocking

No frills here! Use this straightforward, FREE printable pattern to create stockings for the entire family. You can customize however you like — maybe some embroidered monograms? — and let your fabrics shine.

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5. Paper-Pieced Christmas Sampler Quilt Blocks

For the ambitious sewist, download all 12 different paper pieced Christmas sampler quilt blocks to make a holiday quilt your family will use year after year, or simply use one block to create a throw pillow or tote bag. The blocks vary in difficulty and are inspired by Christmas traditions from all over the world.

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Girl's Nightgown Pattern Sizes 12months to 8

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6. Girl’s Christmas Nightgown

This free girl’s nightgown pattern is perfect for sewing up a comfy knit gown for the little girl in your life. Use this pattern year-round or use holiday-themed knit fabric for a special nightgown to wear Christmas morning. Pattern includes sizes 12 months to 8 years. 

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Festive Baby Bibs

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7. Festive Baby Bibs

Baby boys and girls definitely need these festive Christmas bibs for the holidays! This pattern includes the bib pattern as well as the appliqué cutouts along with step-by-step instructions for a quick sew project.  

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Simple Candy Cane Ornament

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8. Simple Candy Cane Ornament

These candy cane ornaments are a quick project that will definitely help add festive cheer to your home for the holidays. Use regular quilting cotton and batting or for even quicker assembly, use double-sided quilted fabric in a holiday print. These are easy enough for children to make, too.

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Cute Santa Hat Tree Ornament

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9. Cute Santa Hat Tree Ornament

Ho! Ho! Ho! Sew this fun Santa hat ornament to hang on the Christmas tree or attach it to the gift tag of a present. 

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Christmas Stocking Ornament

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10. Christmas Stocking Ornament

Inspired by ornaments my mom made our family tree, I designed this Christmas stocking ornament to compliment my existing vintage Christmas tree decorations. This project is a cinch to make when you use double-sided quilted fabric and ric rac for trim.

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Now hurry and start sewing. Christmas will be here before you know it!


Lou Brewer

Thanks so much for these wonderful free patterns.

Janet Woodruff

Thanks so much for the ideas and patterns.

Veronica Lovvorn

You are welcome! Hope you have time to make a few before Christmas!


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