Free Simply Christmas templates

Decorate your home with pretty decorations these fab free Christmas templates and makes from Simply Christmas magazine

free christmas templates
Published: October 9, 2019 at 5:48 pm
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Looking for the Christmas templates you need for the brilliant projects you've seen in Simply Christmas magazine? You've come to the right place! Be inspired by these lovely Christmas template creations that will let you make your home stand out from the crowd as you craft a special Christmas with our free Christmas templates. Fresh for 2020 we have Christmas templates for you to make your own Christmas gingerbread house and iced gingerbread cookies, as well as a beautiful bonus macrame star project to top your tree with style.


Christmas templates for Gingerbread house

free christmas templates

Is there anything more deliciously festive than baking for Christmas? This Christmas template project lets you brush up your icing skills to create a beautiful 3D gingerbread house! Use these Christmas templates to cut the shapes required to make a gingerbread house. See pages 60-61 of Simply Christmas 2020 magazine for assembly instructions, and buy the print issue to get the cookie cutter set.

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Simply Christmas is back with a brand-new issue for 2020 packed with all the joy the festive season can bring! Everything has been hand-picked to inspire and help you to have a memorable Christmas, from decorating and gift-buying, to crafting, cooking and baking. We’ve picked out the five top trends for décor this year and teamed up with BBC Good Food, celebrity chefs Tom Kerridge, James Martin and Kim-Joy and more with a host of tasty and celebratory dishes for everyone. We’ve got gifts ideas covered too, with over 150 picks for what to buy friends and family this year.

And when you do get the chance for a nice cup of glögg and a sit down, read our many fascinating features – go behind the scenes at Blenheim Palace at Christmas, try our 10 ways to use flowers in your home this winter, find out why the robin is a seasonal favourite, get some tips on picking the right tree for you, have a more sustainable Christmas and enjoyRadio Times’pick of magical festive family films. You’ll be spoilt for choice!

Your BONUS GIFT this year is a 5-piece cookie cutter set for making your own Gingerbread House, complete with cute embossed details and recipe and decoration ideas inside the magazine.

Our 2020 issue is available from Thursday 10 Sept in-store at WHSmith, Tesco, Waitrose, Sainsbury’s, Co-op and independents. Hi-resolution digital editions are available to download from, Amazon Kindle, Apple & Google Newsstands. Click to order a print copyby mail and see a free preview of what’s inside.

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Christmas templates for constellations jar

Free constellations templates

For the constellation jars, you will need vellum (coloured vellum works best), along with a glass jar and a battery-operated tea light. Simply download, print and trace the constellation patterns onto your vellum, then cut the holes using a craft knife. Roll the vellum into an empty glass jar and secure with double-sided tape. Place your tealight into the glass jar, screw on the lid and watch your papercraft galaxy come to life! Click for the Simply Christmas templates 2019

Christmas templates for festive jumper

Free Christmas jumper pattern

Are you looking for a Christmas jumper you can craft without having to pick up any knitting needles? Use our Christmas templates and iron-on vellums to make this quick and festive jumper!

Simply Christmas templates 2019


Christmas templates for an origami star

Want to top your tree in true crafty style? Try using our Christmas templates to make this brilliant origami star! You'll find the Christmas templates you need in the Simply Christmas templates 2019 and for making up instructions, visit our How to make a Christmas star out of paper article.


Hannah BellisKnitting Editor, Gathered

Hannah has worked on Gathered for 2 years, since our launch in 2019. At school Hannah learned to knit collaborating on dorcas blankets – now she edits our knitting section. She inherited her love of stitching and embroidery from her talented grandmother, and her passion for thread led her to be Editor of The World of Cross Stitching for six years. Card making is a more recent passion, developing from her position as editor of Cross Stitch Card Shop. She loves using kinetic techniques to make cards that move – she was editor of Papercraft inspirations magazine for over four years, creating loads of card making video tutorials at

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