Ho! Ho! Ho! Santa Card Holder

By  Claire Bryant 

approx. finished size: santa, 7-1/8"6-3/8"; box cover 7"x4-1/8"; stitch counts: santa 110 w x 90 h; box cover 98 w x 58 h

  • Santa Card Holder


  • 14”x13” White 14-count Aida
  • 13”x11” White 14-count Aida
  • 6-strand Embroidery Floss (DMC)

Stitch Types

Cross-stitch: 2 strands

Pattern - Santa
Pattern - Box Cover

  • 1. Stitch design centered on fabric.
  • 2. To finish box, measure 4-1/4" from bottom of standard cereal box (7-1/2"-wide box) and cut around box. Wrap with red construction paper as if wrapping gift tucking 1/2" over top. Glue in place.
  • 3. Trim stitched fabric (box cover) 9"x9". Fold sides under to fit box and stitch flap under tassels.
  • 4. Mount finished cross-stitch Santa on heavy cardboard (9"x12") leaving 4" below stitched Santa.
  • 5. Attach box below Santa using self-adhesive hook and loop tape.