Stitched Stories patterns are designed to give you projects that are a delight to stitch.

That means:

  • The motifs you’re rendering are appealing and fresh.
  • The stitch combinations keep you engaged with their variety even though they aren’t especially difficult.
  • You can take true satisfaction in your own precise handwork.

Here are five designed-to-delight morsels of Christmas stitching.


70-s inspired Christmas tree

On Mistletoe Farm:

  • Outline a Christmas tree with retro teal split stitching.
  • Fill it with bold bursts and little balls in yellow, pink and red.
  • Add a pink halo around the tree topper.
Detail of Christmas embroidery


Haloed Christmas Candles

In one section of Noel:

  • Stitch wax drips with chain stitches
  • Fill flames with yellow satin stitching
  • Add salmon halos in whipped back stitch
  • Finish with lazy-daisy boughs and French-knotted berries
embroidery details with haloed christmas candles

Mistletoe Farm
 and Noel are displayed above a pine-covered mantle.

Embroidered hoop art Mistletoe Farm and Noel displayed above a pine-covered mantle.


Pom-pom garland and striped Christmas stockings

The mantle on Christmas Mantle is decorated with

  • A chain-stitched garland topped with satin-stitched pompoms
  • Striped Christmas stockings with scalloped and French-knot-topped cuffs
  • Another garland spelling “MERRY”
embroidered pom-pom garland and striped Christmas stockings

Christmas Mantle displayed with stockings and decor.

Christmas Mantle displayed with stockings and decor.


Whimsical tree & reindeer

Joy is a mandala-styled design featuring:

  • Playfully-styled curvy trees
  • Rickrack garland rendered with satin stitch
  • Chain-stitched pink and yellow garland
  • Whimsical reindeer with pointsettias between their antlers
embroidered Christmas tree and reindeer


Folk-art reindeer

This reindeer is just one of the many Scandi-inspired motifs on Holiday Folk, and you’ll stitch it with:

  • Chain-stitch-filled antlers
  • A blanket bordered with fly-stitched scallops and French knots
  • Three decorative lazy-daisy branches
embroidered folk-art reindeer

Joy and Holiday Folk are paired and mounted low behind holiday decor.

Which Christmas designs are you most delighted by?

Click here to browse all the holiday embroidery projects at Stitched Stories.

Embrace the season of growth and new beginnings with one of our spring-themed embroidery projects.

We've got hoop art, large format, and stick & stitch designs perfect for your spring stitching.