Discover plenty of festive fun with these beautiful Christmas embroidery kits created by a range of talented embroiderers. the great thing about an embroidery kit is that you'll find everything you need all in one little box! Most of the kits on our list include threads, fabric and everything in between.


Christmas time simply calls for crafting, and there's nothing quite like settling down in a squashy armchair, with a glass of mulled wine (or hot choc) and starting on a new project.

These Christmas embroidery kits make fabulous gifts for beginners, so if you are thinking of stocking stuffers, these are perfect. Or why not treat yourself and stitch something just for you?

  • Main image: Festive burst, Buy now, Etsy

Top Christmas embroidery kits 

  • Best for complete beginners: Joy and Peace cushion, Buy it now, Not on The Highstreet, £35.95
  • Best for those who want a challenge: Robin, Buy it now, Etsy, £13.63
  • Best value: Trio of embroidery hoops Buy it now, Amazon, £7.99
  • Best to give as a gift: Cosy cabin, Buy it now, Etsy, £40.00+

1. Set of 3 Christmas embroidery kits

This dazzling trio of designs will impress! Give them as a gift or keep them for yourself, they will undoubtedly bring homemade touch to your decor. These designs are suitable for beginners in embroidery as they mainly use satin stitch, meaning they are quick and easy to complete.

Each of the designs is printed onto the fabric with water-soluble ink, so you can simply wash it away once you're finished. Just make sure you don't get it wet before you're done! Why not whip these up for friends and family instead of sending cards this year?

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2. Tamar Christmas deer embroidery kit

Stitch this beautifully delicate deer surrounded by floating leaves, vines and flowers. If you're a fan of a more subtle Christmas stitch, this one will be perfect for you. With its soft colours and delicate lines, you'll be able to complete this design easily even if you are a beginner.

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In the kit, you'll find printed fabric, floss, a needle, instructions and a hoop.

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3. Christmas tree embroidery kit

You can't really get more festive than a big luscious Christmas tree! The smell of pine and the sound of needles dropping is something special. Recreate that with this beautiful Christmas embroidery kit from Wool Couture.

In the kit, you'll find everything you need including threads, needles, an embroidery hoop and full instructions to complete the stitch.

Buy it now, Wool Couture

christmas tree embroidery kit

4. Christmas stocking embroidery kit

This gorgeous design is made up of bright blooming poinsettia poking out from an adorable stocking! The design is given a 3D style by adding a lace bow to the stocking.

This lovely kit contains handy instructions and a helpful guide to a variety of stitches. You'll find a lovely frosty blue fabric in the kit which feels very festive.

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5. Christmas robin embroidery kit

Oh, we do love little robins, such beautiful creatures and the perfect Christmas embroidery inspiration. With fluffy and bright plumage, we can see why these little birds are so loved. This detailed robin is surprisingly suitable for beginners, the kit contains everything you need including full instructions.

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6. Christmas cabin embroidery kit

This simple yet adorable stitch would be a lovely way to relax on a winter's evening. The little cabin with its winding path makes us feel so cosy!

The kit contains a pre-printed canvas, ready for you to stitch, treads and an optional hoop. This design is made up of a variety of easy stitch types but if you get stuck you'll find some extra hints and tips in the kit.

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7. Personalised Christmas embroidery kit

This one would make a fabulous gift! Whether you make it up for someone, or you gift the kit, we know one thing it will put a smile on their face. Designed by talented stitcher Lisa Neale, this kit is ideal for first-time stitchers and will certainly give them the stitching bug. The kit contains everything that you need, and there is the option to add a pair of pretty embroidery scissors.

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8. Polar bear Christmas embroidery kit

The majestic polar bear! Did you know that the polar bear's fur is actually transparent? It reflects the colour of the snow - how clever. Stitch an ode to the wonderful polar bear with this cute embroidery kit from Kirsty Freeman. Kirsty also has a variety of other winter embroidery designs including a completely adorable penguin! Everything you need is included in the kit, you'll just need to get a pair of embroidery scissors.

Buy it now, Etsy

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9. Holly and mistletoe wreath embroidery kit

Learn a variety of stitches with this delicate design, you'll find out how to do straight/running stitch, back stitch, stem stitch, fishbone stitch, lazy daisy and French knots. Once finished you'll be left with a modern hoop ready for hanging in your favourite place.

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10. Table runner embroidery kit

Do you want a bit of a challenge? Well, this project is for you! Made up of a beautiful trailing tree with mistletoe, red berries, holly and golden sparkles it would look simply beautiful on your Christmas table.

There's something really exciting about your own creations, and it will be lovely to bring your table runner out each year.

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11. Cosy cabin Christmas embroidery kit

This adorable cabin featuring snow-covered trees and a rushing river makes us feel so cosy! Although not obviously Christmas, the winter vibe is very beautiful.

Designed by the talented Emily Rowan, this lovely kit contains everything you need to complete the project, you'll even get exclusive access to Emily's video tutorials.

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12. Personalised Christmas embroidery kit

Get your name or the name of someone you know stitched onto fabric with this lovely personalised design adorned with brightly coloured baubles.

This simple design is very sweet and would make a lovely keepsake for years to come. Made up of just a few stitches, this project is perfect for beginners.

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13. Set of 3 Christmas embroidery kits

This festive trio will certainly add a touch of colour to your decor! Made up of three lovely designs including a stag, a Christmas tree and a mixture of cute motifs, this one is satisfyingly simple to stitch! Thanks to its cheap price, it's perfect for beginners and those who are making their first foray into embroidery.

The kit includes everything you to stitch up all three designs and the fabric is pre-printed with the pattern for ease of use. Please note you only receive one embroidery hoop, so if you want to mount the designs in a hoop you'll need to purchase extras separately.

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14. Classic Christmas embroidery kit

Stitch this traditional trio of hoops, a pretty holly design, the ho-ho-ho and silent night motifs. these designs embody the classic feel with a modern twist. Each hoop is quite small 3inches, so the ideal size to be hung up on your Christmas tree is to give your decor a homemade touch.

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15. Festive burst Christmas embroidery kit

The smell of candied oranges floating through the air, a warm glass of mulled wine in your hand. There's nothing quite like it! You can recreate that festive feeling with this beautifully designed Christmas embroidery kit. Featuring oranges, pine cones and juicy berries, this project will bring lots of festive cheer to your home.

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16. Frosty foliage Christmas embroidery kit

Made up of high-quality material and tools, this kit is perfect for someone who knows their stuff or is a beginner alike. Thanks to the helpful tips guide, it will be easy for a newbie to pick up the 4 different stitches required to complete this project. The beautiful frosty design is pre-printed on beautiful ice blue fabric. Let the winter wonderland begin!

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17. Joy & Peace Christmas embroidery cushion kit

Always wanted to make your very own cushion? Well here's your chance! These sweet gingham Christmas cushions are the ideal way to add a homemade touch to your living area or bedroom. With a simple motif pre-printed on the fabric, you'll stitch one of these up in no time (even you newbies). Also, no sewing is required as the cushion cover is already complete and features a zipper fastening. No cushion insert is included, so you will need to purchase this separately (or upcycle one you've already got!).

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18. Christmas wine charm embroidery kit

Now it's time to add some sparkle to your Christmas table with this classy wine charm embroidery kit. These miniature embroidery hoops measure just 3cm across and you'll receive 6 in the kit, so enough for all of your guests! Just make sure they don't spill the wine on them!

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19. 12 days of Christmas - full set

This incredible set contains 13 charms to create and embroidery each representing one of the 12 days of Christmas. You'll find all the materials you need in this mega kit, plus the 12 Days of Christmas book with full-scale instructions, templates and stitch guide. Hooray for beginners! Once you've made up all 13 we just know you'll be dying to bring these out each time Christmas comes around.

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20. Winter woollies Christmas embroidery kit

If you're the kind of person who simply cannot wait to crack out the winter wear then this embroidery is for you! Snuggly jumpers, knitted hats and scarves and the fluffiest of socks. This beautiful outline style embroidery is simple to stitch and the perfect festive project for beginners.

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21. Gingerbread house Christmas embroidery kit

Make your own gingerbread house that will last forever! These charming stitches will have you feeling all warm and cosy. Available in both festive red and green you can choose the colour to suit your decor. Ideal for beginners as the design is pre-printed on the fabric and only contains six different stitches.

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Giving the gift of stitching

An embroidery kit is a fab way to buy somebody a gift with thought. It's a safe bet if someone is crafty! These kits are beginner friendly too, so even if you're not sure if they have done embroidery before they are still fun for first-time stitchers.


Embroidery kits for any special occasion

Embroidery isn't just for Christmas! An embroidery kit makes a great present all year round. Choose from our roundup of beautifully modern embroidery kits.


Katie Dolan
Katie DolanDigital Assistant, Gathered

Katie Dolan edits our needlework sections, focusing on our embroidery and cross stitch articles, as well as making videos for our arts and crafts projects. Katie runs her jewellery business, Ophelia Jewellery Art, on Etsy, where she sells beautiful resin-pressed flower earrings. She has a wide range of craft interests including embroidery – she particularly loves all things pop culture and a less traditional approach – The Simpsons and Rick & Morty are among her favourites to embroider. She has recently completed a silversmith workshop and hopes to expand her jewellery business with these new skills. When she’s not crafting, she’s usually fuelling her Harry Potter addiction with a Sunday film marathon and a couple of butter beers!

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