Santa stopped by with sewing gifts!

You're So Square Table TopperThe countdown to Christmas continues. And with Thanksgiving just three days away, we’d like to thank YOU for the time you’ve spent at Stitch This! Santa just swung by our office and left some holiday cheer behind—he told us to share three new free patterns for Christmas with Stitch This! readers. Cheers to Christmas sewing that’s quick, fun, and instantly downloadable. Thanks, Santa!

If you have time over the holiday weekend to focus on Christmas sewing, you can create any of these projects from start to finish. Weekend’s booked? No problem— download these free patterns for Christmas now and stitch ‘em up in spare moments leading to the holiday.


You're So Square Table Topper 1. Trendy, Festive, and Fun
"You’re So Square Table Topper" by Linda Lum DeBono.
Got a stash of Christmas-themed fabrics? Whip up this quick table topper to show off your favorite holiday-fabric motifs. The project is batting-free, but you can add batting and quilt the project to use as a table topper, wall quilt, or decorative throw. Sign in or register to download the free table topper pattern.
Beaded Stocking 2. Glitzy, Extravagant, and Whimsical
"Beaded Stocking" by Dawn Anderson.
Calling all embellishing aficionados! This holiday stocking is richly embellished with bugle beads, beaded fringe, and velvet ribbon—and the fanciful shape of the toe carries just a sprinkle of Santa’s magic. Learn the basics of how to sew a Christmas stocking and then customize the design with your choice of beads and trims. Sign in or register to download the free sewing pattern for Christmas stocking.
Mistletoe Applique Tree Skirt 3. Elegant, Simple, and Refined
"Mistletoe Appliqué Tree Skirt" by Genevieve A. Sterbenz.
Want to learn how to make your own tree skirt in an afternoon? This monochromatic design features no-sew appliqué mistletoe leaves, ribbon, and rickrack trim. Wool flannel gives the design a cozy look, while pearl mistletoe berries make a special-occasion statement. With minimal stitching required, it’s never been easier to learn how to sew a tree skirt! Sign in or register to download the free pattern for Christmas tree skirt.

Download more free patterns for Christmas from our Freebies page:

Peppermint Candy Table Runner World of Christmas Joy quilt Home for Christmas wall quilt Christmas Cat Chat quilt

Simply sign in or register for access to all of our free Christmas patterns.

If you stitch one of our free Christmas patterns, email us a photo! The first person to send us a picture of a finished project will win a free Christmas-themed eBook. Choose from these holiday favorites:

Sew Merry and Bright 'Tis the Season Comfort and Joy Deck the Halls Christmas Quilts from Hopscotch

We’ll share all photos on our "A Very Crafty Christmas" board on Pinterest. Email your photos, along with your name and a bit about your project, to Jenny at pinterest@martingale-pub.com.

We have a winner!

Quilter Barbara was the first person to send us a photo of a project made from one of our free Christmas patterns.

Peppermint Candy runner from Barbara

Here’s what she said about her project:

“I finished one of your free projects and would like to submit it to you. It was a very easy table runner to complete and I love how it turned out.  It will look very nice on my table for the holidays. Thanks for all the freebies, I love them.”

Barbara has won a free Christmas eBook from the choices above. Congratulations, Barbara—your “Peppermint Candy” table runner looks beautiful!


When do you start decorating for the holidays—the day after Thanksgiving? Early December? Christmas Eve? Share your decorating story in the comments. Happy holiday sewing!


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