Free Christmas wreath cross stitch pattern

Stitch mini wreath baubles for your Christmas tree with this sweet, seasonal cross stitch chart.

Christmas wreath cross stitch pattern

Stitch a mini wreath and make it into a fun festive hanging!  This design is one of a series of quick Christmas cross stitch patterns by Rhona Norrie for last minute cross stitch gifts, cards and tags to make in the count down to 25th December.

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This mini holiday wreath designed by Rhona Norrie will make the perfect hanging decoration this festive season. Remember to share your finished make on our The World of Cross Stitching Facebook page

Download your Christmas wreath cross stitch pattern here

Quick Christmas cross stitch patterns Rhona Norrie
You can find more quick and easy Christmas cross stitch patterns in Rhona Norrie’s Design Library feature in  The World of Cross Stitching issue 249. Find the ful set in The World of Cross Stitching app for Google Play or Apple Newstand!

How to make cross stitch Christmas baubles

Step one

Cut our stitched piece leaving a 1.5cm (½in) seam allowance all the way around.

Step two

Cut a coordinating backing fabric to the same size, using your cut-out stitched piece as a template.

Step three

Fold your ribbon or cord in half to create a loop. Ours uses cord made with the Kreinik Custom Corder. Pin the ends of your cord at the top of the stitched piece, making sure the loop lies downwards.

Step four

Pin together front and back pieces with right sides facing and the loop tucked inside. Machine- or hand-stitch with a 1cm (¼in) seam allowance, leaving a small gap at the bottom. Turn through and press.

Step five

Fill your decoration firmly with wadding, then slip stitch the gap closed for a neat finish.