A Cross Stitch Festive Round-Up

Today, I am sharing a cross stitch festive round-up that includes resources for the Christmas season to bring a little joy to your stitching this year.

Free pattern

Last year I ran a free Christmas SAL called All the Trees which has 2 different colour palettes.

You can ​download the final part of the pattern here​.

And if you are on Instagram, next week I am running a challenge to stitch every day to try and get this design finished. Follow me here ​@hannahhandmakes​.

Things to stitch

You can shop all of my Christmas patterns on Etsy here.

Below are a few of my personal favourites plus a couple of new patterns I added just this morning.

Things to make

I love hanging cross stitch pieces up over the Christmas season. Below are some tutorials that you can adapt/use for your Christmas designs to hang up this season.

​Cross stitch Christmas card tutorial​

​Make Christmas bunting​

Make a Christmas banner

Make a Christmas mug cosy

Make a Christmas lampshade

Or just simply frame in a flexi hoop (perfect for hanging on the tree).


Things to learn

Christmas is a time for joy and what’s more joyful than hobbies? Below are some podcast episodes sharing some festive ideas and tips.

Hobbies I’m planning this Christmas season

Plan your Christmas projects

How to take a Christmas self-care day

8 cross stitch books you can gift

10 festive supplies for cross stitch

5 ways to stay stress free this season

5 finishing ideas for Christmas

I hope this helps you with your cross stitching this season. Happy Holidays!

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