10 of the best free Christmas sewing patterns

How to make Christmas stockings

From stockings to advent easy sew Christmas decorations! Give this holiday season a handmade touch with our favourite free Christmas sewing projects.

When it comes to sewing for Christmas, we know there are a LOT of Christmas sewing patterns out there to choose from. Let’s face it, this is a busy time of year, so we’ve made it easy for you to find all your favourite Christmas sewing ideas in one place with this round-up of quick and easy projects and patterns.

They’re all free and easy to sew. Plus for an extra inspiration boost, scroll down to the bottom of this post to see bonus ideas from some of our sister titles for more Christmas crafts to try too!

How to make a star wall hanging

Give your Christmas decor a me-made refresh with our DIY guide to how to make a star wall hanging

1. Star wall hanging

If you’re looking for Christmas sewing ideas, this is a great show-stopping project that’s surprisingly quick to stitch. Transform your wall into a starry sky with our step-by-step guide to making a starry night decoration.

Get the free Christmas pattern here

Christmas baubles sewing pattern

2. How to sew your own Christmas tree baubles

Whip up a batch of these easy-to-make Christmas decorations with our step-by-step guide!

Find the full tutorial here.

Christmas crafts to sew: star cushion sewing pattern

3. DIY star cushions

Give your sofa a makeover with these easy-sew cushions by Rebecca Reid. They’re a great way to show off your favourite festive fabrics, especially those ones we all have stashed away to save for a rainy day. Well this is that day! Show them off – they deserve the limelight!

Find our star cushion sewing pattern here

Fabric advent calendar sewing pattern

4. Scandi-style Advent calendar sewing pattern

Our me-made countdown to Christmas has it all – sweet stitched pockets to stash mini treats throughout December, snow-capped touches and lots of chances to use up the smallest of scraps that you can’t bear to part with!

Find out how to make it here

Christmas crafts to sew: origami fabric stars

Christmas craft ideas don’t get more satisfying than decking out your tree with these origami stars

5. How to make origami stars

The beauty of these me-made Christmas decorations is they don’t even need you to reach for your machine. All you need is a few strips of your favourite fabrics and our video walkthrough!

Watch how it’s done here. 

How to make Christmas stockings

6. Sew your own stockings

Make Christmas morning one to remember and start a new family tradition with these handmade Christmas stockings! It’s one our favourite free sewing patterns on the whole of this site and we’re in the middle of stitching up a fresh batch this week as we type!

Find our free tutorial and pattern here

How to sew a Christmas gift sack

7. Sew a sack for Santa

While we’re in the zone of Christmas morning makes, leave a handmade sack for Father Christmas to fill with treats this Christmas Eve!

Read our step-by-step guide to making a gift sack 

Sewing Christmas decorations tree bunting

8. How to make a Christmas tree garland

Sweet touches make this Christmas bunting stand out with metallic threads, sequins and a scandi vibe!

Read our free tutorial for how to sew a tree garland 

How to make fabric paper chains

9. Deck the halls with fabric paper chains

If you’re on the hunt for Christmas decorations to sew, they don’t come more classic then your very own string of paper chains! Our version will last longer than the traditional ones as we’ve stitched them from our favourite Christmas fabrics.

Find out how here

Sewing ideas for Christmas: Star table decorations

Any list of sewing ideas for Christmas wouldn’t be complete without some table decorations. Sew some sparkle with these star settings

10. How to sew star place holders

Of course no festive round-up would be complete without some inspiration for your Christmas table. Anna Alicia’s sweet star place names are quick to stitch and a lovely way to turn beloved small fabric scraps into eye-catching table settings.

Find out how to make them here

More simple Christmas crafts to make

Love these Christmas sewing ideas? Expand your skills and try these other me-made decoration ideas from our sister magazines!


Mollie Makes: 5 DIY Christmas Tree Decorations

How to make a winter paper leaf garland

In the Moment: How to make a winter paper leaf and berry bough 

How to make paper pinecones

Papercraft inspirations: How to make paper pinecones

Free christmas crochet pattern

Simply Crochet: Free Christmas tree decoration crochet pattern



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