Christmas may seem far away (heck, we haven’t hit Columbus Day yet!), but that doesn’t mean you can’t start planning your Christmas DIY projects. Think about it – you need plenty of time to decide what to make, round up the materials, create your piece and properly display it. Come to think of it, you’re running out of time – start working on these free sewing patterns now!
This season, sew your own gifts, stockings, ornaments and more. We’re giving you some ideas to help you get started, but don’t be afraid to try something new, too! We have great DIY designs to help your home sparkle and put you at the top of the “Nice” list. Christmas is the perfect time to experiment and test out your skills, so get started now and see what you can accomplish.
Christmas Gifts to Sew
Fabric Advent Calendar – This is a basic yet festive advent calendar that even novice sewers can enjoy. Choose two coordinating fabrics for this project – that’s all you need! This project is so functional, you can leave it up as a basic wall hanging when the season ends.
Christmas Tree Advent Calendar – If you have some felt and embroidery thread, you can make this advent calendar. Follow along with this free sewing pattern and you’ll finish this project in no time. Kids will love counting down the days – use this as an excuse to bring the family together every single day during the holiday season.
Santa Claus Bottle Cover – If you’re heading to a holiday party, it’s important to bring a gift for the host or hostess. You can’t go wrong with a bottle of wine, but a plain bottle is just so boring. Sew this ultra-festive wine bottle cover and give them something memorable and unexpected.
Snowman Holiday Towel – This towel looks great in a bathroom or kitchen. Be sure to make one before the holiday season starts so you can display it all winter long. If you know someone who loves to decorate his or her space, you can follow along with this free sewing pattern and give them a memorable gift.
Free Christmas Stocking Pattern Ideas
Rainbow Quilted Stockings– Tis the season to get crafty! These cute stockings are unlike anything else you’ll see on a mantel. The colors are bright and cheery, but still so perfect for the Christmas season.
Ruffled Holiday Stocking – Traditional stockings often evoke fun childhood memories. Now you can pass those same warm and fuzzy feelings on to your own family members and help create new memories. The red and white colors and festive trim make this free Christmas stocking pattern a real treat.
Repurposed Bedspread Stocking – Instead of throwing away that old chenille bedspread, save it and make this stocking. You’ll also need Christmas fabric and and a wooden star to complete the look.
Free Printable Sewing Patterns for Ornaments
Felt Christmas Dove Ornament – Doves symbolize peace and harmony, so this ornament will surely become an important keepsake. This project is perfect for beginners or anyone who is new to the world of sewing.
Simple Brown Bag Christmas Ornament – Who knew a brown lunch bag could be so classy? Add jingle bells and berry springs – you won’t be disappointed by the results!
Felt Christmas Tree Ornament – So simple and so cute! This ornament is traditional yet fun, so you won’t get bored while you’d making it. Be sure to create a few and hang them on your tree in a few different spots.
Quilted CD Ornaments – Not sure what to do with that old CD? Use it to make a Christmas ornament, of course! Dive into your stash of fabric and get to work – you can make a bunch of these in no time.
Paw Print Ornaments – Capture precious memories with this genius Christmas ornament craft. Your furry friend deserves a place on your tree, and this easy-to-make ornament is sure to become a keepsake.
What do you plan to craft this Christmas?