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10+ Free Gnome Sewing Patterns

Gnomebody can resist this trend, right? Find your new favorite free Christmas gnome sewing pattern or any everyday decor and accessories right here.

Updated August 17, 2023
10 Free Gnome Sewing Patterns

This collection of 10+ Free Gnome Sewing Patterns is a page that gnomeone can deny has the cutest makes you'll find on our site (and probably the internet).

These trendy creatures are everywhere but it can be difficult to find free patterns for gnomes. Not anymore! We've collected our favorite fabric gnome patterns that are all free, easy, and fun.

Instead of spending tons of money on those boutique Nordic gnomes, sew up your own. This page features free Christmas gnome sewing patterns, quilts, decorations, accessories, and much more.

This list has a lot of variety. You'll find small and large gnomes to sew, Christmas ornaments, kitchen towels, accessories, and quilts to name a few. It's mostly the Nordic style of gnome without eyes and a big nose and beard. However, there are other classic gnome types as well.

If you love gnomes or know someone who does, then you'll love making and displaying any of these Scandinavian-inspired makes. A homemade gnome item makes a lovely gift.

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10+ Free Gnome Sewing Patterns

Get excited! Once you scroll, you'll start seeing project after project you'll want to make. These DIY gnomes are wonderful additions to any Christmas decor but many work for everyday use and decor, too. It's up to you how you want to use your new DIY gnome(s).

10+ Free Gnome Sewing Patterns

Mini Christmas Gnome Stocking Tutorial

This Mini Christmas Gnome Stocking Tutorial covers the basics of making a miniature gnome stocking as well as tips for displaying and decorating with them.

Follow this step-by-step guide to create this charming hygge-style craft project. Not only will you learn how to make felt gnomes but they can be used in so many different ways throughout the holiday season.

Mini Christmas Gnome Stocking Tutorial

Balsam Gnomes Christmas Tree Skirt

This cute Balsam Gnomes Christmas Tree Skirt is a great way to add a homemade touch to your holiday decor. If you’re looking to make a new Christmas tree skirt, this free tree skirt pattern is for you.

Plus, don't miss the companion gnome quilt patterns from Bonnie. Check out the Balsam Gnomes Quilt and the Balsam Gnomes Table Runner Quilt!

Balsam Gnomes Christmas Tree Skirt

Easy Sew Gnome Project

Create some magical decor for your home with this easy sew gnome tutorial! How cute is this Easy Sew Gnome Project? It's just like you see in stores (but better).

They make cute gifts and you'll love using mine as decor, especially during the holidays. The pattern makes this simple to make. Pick out some fun fabric and sew your own today!

Easy Sew Gnome Project

Santa or Gnome Hanging Kitchen Towel

This festive and fun Santa or Gnome Hanging Kitchen Towel has two versions and it will be tough to choose just one. You might as well make both!

Kitchen sewing projects are rarely this adorable. Plus, both versions are simple to make, and you only need fabric, interfacing, and a kitchen towel. Get started today and have your gifts ready before Christmas.

Santa or Gnome Hanging Kitchen Towel

How to Make a Gnome Patchwork Key Fob

For a subtle gnome project, learn How to Make a Gnome Patchwork Key Fob with this tutorial. Gather up your favorite gnome fabric and other scraps and get started.

This easy sewing project is perfect for using up scraps and a great idea for last-minute gifts, swaps, and craft stalls. The project takes less than an hour and requires basic sewing equipment as well as key fob hardware.

How to Make a Gnome Patchwork Key Fob

Tonttu, The Finnish Elfish Gnome

Tonttu is a small creature from Finnish mythology. He lives in and protects the home. It is very important to treat him will respect otherwise he may become mischievous. Occasionally he can be found in the forest. 

It's time to get out your Nordic folklore books because you'll want to learn more about Tonttu, The Finnish Elfish Gnome! This little cutie can be hung on your tree or sat on any table in your home.

Tonttu, The Finnish Elfish Gnome

Birch Gnomes Table Runner Quilt

This adorable and rustic Birch Gnomes Table Runner Quilt is an easy pattern. Measuring 12" x 35", this quilt is the perfect size to decorate a table. Or add a sleeve to the back of the quilt, and hang this cute quilt up on a wall.

The classic Scandi gnomes are created using a variety of gray prints, along with white fabric for the beard and peach fabric for the nose. Plus, don't miss the companion Birch Gnomes Quilt

Birch Gnomes Table Runner Quilt

Christmas Gnome Ornament / Pincushion

What's cuter than a little gnome-shaped pincushion that can also be used as a Christmas tree ornament?!? Hint: nothing! This Christmas Gnome Ornament (or Pincushion) is a creative project that pulls double duty for whichever you prefer.

Or, after he spends time on the tree, he can stay out and hold your pins instead of sitting the rest of the year in a box with your other homemade ornaments.

Christmas Gnome Ornament (or Pincushion)

Don't Bottle Up Your Tree Gnome

Gnomes are super popular as is buffalo plaid. Legend has it that gnomes are integral creatures of the forest with their mystic powers of protecting the woodlands. We simply could not keep this spirit of the trees bottled up any longer!

This Don't Bottle Up Your Tree Gnome is simple, fast, and festive. Inexpensive, too because it upcycles a bottle brush for the beard. How cool is that?

Don't Bottle Up Your Tree Gnome

Gnome Christmas Ornaments

We don't know about you but when we think of a gnome, something like this Gnome Christmas Ornaments project is what we imagine. 

To decorate this DIY gnome ornament, you can use ribbons, buttons, hand embroidery, pompons, and some sparkle stickers. It takes less than 10 minutes to make one, stitching can be done by machine or by hand.

Gnome Christmas Ornaments

Forest Fox and Gnome Quilt Pattern Free

For an absolutely irresistible quilt, combine the cuteness of gnomes and foxes! This darling Forest Fox and Gnome Quilt Pattern is one of our newest favorites and is perfect for autumnal decor. But we honestly would leave it up year-round.  

This particular quilt is presented as a wall hanging and is a unique and original design that you can replicate for your own home. 

Forest Fox and Gnome Quilt Pattern Free
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