🎄 O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree 🎄 A freebie from dear Santa 🎅

In anticipation of the holiday on the way (okay, not for 116 more days—but it IS on the way!), we’d like to share a special gift with you. A new free pattern for Christmas sewing!

O Christmas Tree Wall Quilt free pattern
Designed and pieced by Adrienne Smitke; machine quilted by Lisa Sipes. Finished wall hanging: 28¼" x 44½".

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Adrienne SmitkeAdrienne Smitke, the designer of this fun, Chevron-style quilt, is actually one of our staffers! Adrienne works as our Design Manager—her talents shine through so many of our books.

Of her quilt, Adrienne says, “Not everyone has room for a towering noble fir Christmas tree in their home. This wall hanging doubles as a fresh take on holiday decor and as a place to gather presents (and your family) on Christmas morning. It would also make a wonderful gift for anyone who wants a Christmas tree substitute that can be used year after year.”

Free printable Handmade Holiday Gift ListChoose who you want to make O Christmas Tree for, and then jot it down on our free printable Handmade Holiday Gift List (download and print yours now) to keep track of your festive sewing pursuits this year.

Want more holiday-sewing inspiration? You know we’ve got the “gift” of gab when it comes to that!

Collecting Santas is easy with this runner featuring six Santas—three sets of twins!—in cheerful redwork.

Santa Collector table runner
Santa Collector from
Just Be Claus

Speaking of collecting, how about a collection of scrappy stockings for the mantel?

Scrap-Basket Stockings
Scrap-Basket Stockings from
Simple Christmas Tidings

Know someone who starts each morning with a pot of tea? This pretty cozy is sure to sweeten their cuppa!

Frosty Morning Tea Cozy
Frosty Morning Tea Cozy
from Stitches from the Yuletide

Stitch and frame a wintertide scene in crisp linen and cozy wool:

Winter Wonders
Winter Wonders from
A Change of Seasons

Or celebrate the lighter side of the season:

Hang to Dry quilt
Hang to Dry from
Here Comes Winter

Make a whimsical pillow where stockings are hung:

Holly Sox Pillow
Holly Sox Pillow from
’Tis the Season

Or stitch a snowman pillow just for fun!

Let It Snow Pillow
Let It Snow Pillow from
Snow Happy

Sew a small ode to holiday cheer:

Heart and Home Wall Hanging
Heart and Home Wall Hanging from
Christmas Patchwork Loves Embroidery

Or make a sampler you’ll love displaying year after year:

Welcome to the North Pole quilt
Sampler quilt from
Welcome to the North Pole

The Christmas gift-making countdown continues! Here’s wishing you lots of fun stitching in the months ahead—and lots of checkmarks on your Handmade Holiday Gift List!

How many people do you usually sew Christmas gifts for?

  • 15: Just a few special people.
  • 610: Family and friends.
  • More than 10: I keep adding to the list!

Share the gift of your gift stories in the comments!

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