Christmas is Coming! Cross Stitch Ornament Pattern


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These sweet little ornaments are perfect for when you want to make a quick present for a friend. Finish by mounting them on cardstock with pretty calicos and gingham ribbons, and don’t forget to attach a charm on the back to mark the year.

This piece is stitched on 32-count linen (that's 16 stitches per inch) with two-plies of DMC six-ply cotton embroidery floss.

Finished size of design area: 2.19"w x by 2.19"h (5cm x5cm); 35 stitches wide x 35 stitches high on 32-count fabric

You will need:
    • Eight 3" x 3" (8cm x 8cm) cardstock pieces
    • Four 2.5" x 2.5" (6.5cm x 6.5cm) cardstock pieces
    • Two 4" x 4" (10cm x 10cm) pieces of cotton calico fabric in each of four different prints
    • Four 2.5" x 2.5" (6.5cm x 6.5cm) pieces of 100% cotton quilt batting
    • 1 yard of 5mm-wide gingham ribbon in pink
    • 1 yard of 5mm-wide gingham ribbon in dark red
    • Masking tape or double-sided tape
    • Fabric glue such as Fabri-Tac or Aleene’s Original Tacky Glue
    • Year charms and jump rings
    • Small pliers to open and close jump rings
    • #24 tapestry needle(s) for cross stitch
    • Embroidery scissors
    • 4" (10cm) embroidery hoop
      This pattern includes:
        • Color charts with symbols
        • Stitching instructions and ornament-making tutorial with color photos

        Please note: This pattern is a downloadable PDF pattern. You will need Adobe Reader to view and print this pattern on your home computer. I suggest printing at 100% and using "high quality" for your settings.

        To learn how to do counted cross stitch, please click here.

        For help with framing your finished piece yourself, please click here.