Christmas Cheer

Friday, November 15, 2013

Love My State Ornament on UCreateAre you ready to start thinking Christmas ornaments? Let’s get started, because there’s too many cute ideas out there to put it off a minute longer!

This sweet Love My State Ornament Tutorial is on Ucreate – using a hand-painted mini embroidery hoop, novelty button, ribbon, and DMC floss in lime green, you can create a tiny tribute to your home state! I love that this sweet, simple idea is so easy to throw together using your existing DMC floss and crafting stash.


Free floral bauble pattern on Crossstitcher.comThis sweet Floral Bauble Pattern is a free download on and can be stitched up using bright, cheery DMC shades on 28 ct linen.

This would make a sweet keepsake gift to commemorate your holiday, and it would also look lovely on your tree!


Joy Cross Stitch Pattern on homestitchnessThis gorgeous Joy Freebie Pattern is on homestitchness and features a bit of New Zealand flavor – a native pohutukawa flower is the lovely centerpiece.

You don’t have to be able to pronounce it to know that it’s beautiful!

The entire piece can be stitched up using DMC threads and optional glass beads on 28 ct linen – making for another quick and gorgeous stitch!


Charlie Brown Christmas Tree on Sew TechnicolorAnd of course it can’t be Christmas without the Charlie Brown Christmas tree! This free tree pattern is on Sew Technicolor, and pays tribute to our favoritest, saddest tree of all.

Using just 3 shades of DMC floss, the pattern also gives tips of how to stitch the base – another sweet last-minute ornament idea that would have a special place on anyone’s tree!


Ornament by Carol on Garden of StitchesLast up in our tour of inspiring stitched ornaments is this lovely piece stitched by Carol on Garden of Stitches.

Using the center motif in the Merry and Bright free pattern on Stitcheree, she created an elegant ornament that is definitely gift-worthy.

Work up the entire free pattern for a large framed sampler that will bring just the right amount of Christmas cheer to your home this holiday!



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