Autumn has barely just begun and the word Christmas has already been bandied around multiple times on the net, the TV and in print, but despite it only being September when it comes to cross stitch it's never too early to get stitching! September and October is the prime time to select your cross stitch kits and get them completed in time for the big run up to the festive period. Once completed the finished pieces make unique and thoughtful gifts as cards, framed as a present or as an alternative Christmas decoration. With so much choice out there for Christmas, we have selected 10 of the very best Christmas cross stitch kits to get your creative juices flowing and to get you organised before the festive rush is upon us!

#1. Cross Stitch Christmas Card Kits (Set of 5)

Christmas is the gift of giving and sending cards to your loved ones during the festive period is a lovely way to show how much you care regardless of the miles and distance that may separate you. This set of 5 cross stitch Christmas card kits allow you to send some very personal Christmas greetings by stitching your own festive designs.


#2. The Snowman Flying With Stars Cross Stitch Kit

This kit brings to life one of the most loved children's character, The Snowman! This completely captures the magic of Christmas and would make a wonderful gift, either finished or given to complete, for the holiday season!


#3. Large Christmas Tree 3D Cross Stitch Kit 

Making an incredibly unique and alternative Christmas decoration, this 3D cross stitch kit is a lot easier to make than it looks by simply working the stitching onto the aida and mounting it onto the plastic canvas pieces once completed.


#4. Christmas Cottage Cross Stitch Kit 

This cross stitch kit is a beautiful piece for the festive season that shows the real beauty of Christmas, with a wintry back drop, a decorated tree and the streets lit up by the warm glow from the house it creates a really cosy and warming atmosphere.


#5. For Me? Cross Stitch Kit

For me? A really adorable and fun cross stitch kit that is great for beginners and children to have a go at stitching. This piece is sure to raise a smile when it's unwrapped on Christmas day!


#6. St Nicholas Cross Stitch Kit

Christmas is a wonderfully spiritual and religious holiday and this cross stitch kit is a great piece that could be enjoyed for years due to its timeless and classic design.

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#7. Blue & Gold Gingerbread House 3D Cross Stitch Kit

Perfect for popping on the Christmas tree or hanging up on the wall, this 3D cross stitch kit is a beautiful decorative item that is super easy to make for the festive season.


#8. Rudolph Cross Stitch Kit

It's great to get your excited little ones involved in the run up to Christmas and this Rudolph cross stitch kit is designed to inspire children to get into stitching in a fun and easy way. The design can even be framed after and displayed in their room so they can admire their hard work!


#9. Snowy Days Tatty Teddy Cross Stitch Kit

You'll be hard pushed to try and find someone who doesn't like Tatty Teddy! This adorable festive design is the perfect project to work on during those cold winter months in the run up to Christmas!


#10. Christmas Word Sampler Cross Stitch Kit

Last but not least we have a classic and fun festive word sampler that once finished would make a lovely framed Christmas decoration or given to a friend as a present.


Past Impressions have a huge selection and variety of Christmas cross stitch kits available for the festive period that are all special and unique in their own way, whether you're looking for a traditional kit or one featuring iconic characters you'll be able to find it on our site. You can view our full range of Christmas cross stitch kits here.

What are your favourite type of Christmas cross stitch kits to complete in the run up to Christmas? Do let us know via the Past Impressions Facebook Page, Twitter and over at Google+!

Post By Nicole Sage