15 Christmas in July sewing ideas

I couldn’t let July pass by without sharing 15 Christmas in July sewing ideas. ‘Tis the season for crafters to start thinking about these things!

15 Christmas in July Sewing Ideas for you to get ready for the holidays @ The Crafty Quilter.

  1. I love this Christmas Tree Table Runner (re-sized) by Connie at Free Motion by The River. It’s on my list!
  1. I’ve always wanted to make a Quilted Christmas ornament such as this one by Jennifer Watkins for Create Kids Couture. It looks so cute in kid-friendly fabrics!
  1. If you entertain during the holidays, these Pinwheel Star Placemats will come in handy. I made this tutorial in 2013 and I still use these placemats today!
Pinwheel Star Placemats @ The Crafty Quilter
  1. If you enjoy a little hand embroidery, check out this Embroidered Christmas Pillow by Lindsey at Fort Worth Fabric Studio. So cute!
  1. If you have the time, this Fir Good Measure Christmas Quilt by Fort Worth Fabric Studio would be a great place to start.
Fir Good Measure Christmas Mystery Quilt @ Fort Worth Fabric Studio
  1. Setting out cookies for Santa is a fun tradition on Christmas Eve. Make it even more special with this Cookies for Santa Placemat at Skip to My Lou.
  1. Cookies are always on the table during the holidays, so keep things tidy with this Cookie Plate Crumb Catcher by The Crafty Quilter (me!). It’s a quick and easy project that would make a great hostess gift (along with some homemade cookies).
Cookie Plate Crumb Catcher Tutorial
  1. This Christmas Gnome is the cutest ever! Caroline at Sew Can She has the free tutorial so you can make your own.
  1. If you can’t get enough gnomes, check out my free Gnome Mug Rug tutorial. He’ll keep your cup warm on those cold nights!
  1. This Fabric Christmas Tree Decoration at Hook Stitch Sew will brighten up your decor and use up some of your fabric stash at the same time!
Fabric Christmas Tree Decoration @ Hook Stitch Sew
  1. Nothing is more exciting than counting down the days with and advent calendar. Make this beautiful Linen and Liberty Advent Calendar with the free tutorial by Mary at Molly Flanders.
Linen & Liberty Advent Calendar @ Molly Flanders
  1. Wall hangings are wonderful to decorate with, so you’ll love this Holiday Amish Mini Quilt at The Crafty Quilter (me again). I made this using a mini charm pack and it was quick and easy!
Holiday Mini Amish Quilt, a free pattern @ The Crafty Quilter
  1. If your “stockings are hung by the chimney with care”, make them extra special with this Christmas Stocking Tutorial at Sew Scrumptious Fabrics.
  1. Add a touch of handmade to your tree with this Northern Lights – Log Cabin Tree Skirt, by Janet Houts for Andover Fabrics (CLICK for PDF download).
Northern Lights Tree Skirt @ Andover Fabrics
  1. I love the fun and classic look of this free Pinwheels & Patchwork Quilt Pattern by Andy at A Bright Corner. It’s versatile enough for any holiday!

I know it’s a long ways off, but it really helps to start making a list now of the things you want to make (or do) for Christmas. I hope this has inspired you in that direction!

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  1. Julie!
    How did you know I had just sorted my Christmas fabrics?! I am so amazed every year with the new fabric lines that Come out and catch my eye!! Equally excited for these patterns you’ve shared!
    You know my loves so well! Thank you again!

  2. Julie, you gave out some wonderful Christmas projects. I can hardly wait to make gifts for my Christmas Crazy Friends. The Christmas Tree table runner is on my list as well as the Fir Good measure quilt. Thanks for all you do.

  3. Hi Julie, I want to make them all! I remember the place mats and have the fabric to finally make them. A generous quilter gave me the fabrics for the cute mugs.
    You’re right though- it’s not too early! The season creeps up on us every single time 🙂

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