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Make Christmas Stockings

Here’s my technique for making a fun Christmas stockings big enough to hold some nice gifts and with a handy little ribbon loop to hang your stocking where Santa can reach it.

Make one for all the family, even the dog!? Find Sewing pattern templates with full instructions in my Etsy shop HERE

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • Fabric 1 Outer 40cm
  • Fabric 2 Lining 40cm (I recommend a fleece backed cotton to give a quilted finish)
  • Fabric 3 Top Trim (I recommend fluffy fleece)
  • Ribbon Loop 20cm
  • Coordinating Threads
  1. CUT OUT
Christmas Stocking sewing instructions at Stitch Studio UK

2. JOIN TOP BAND

Christmas Stocking sewing instructions at Stitch Studio UK

3. PRESS SEAMS

Christmas Stocking sewing instructions at Stitch Studio UK

(Embellish / Applique now if you wish to before joining)

4. INSERT RIBBON LOOP

Christmas Stocking sewing instructions at Stitch Studio UK

5. MAKE OUTER STOCKING

Christmas Stocking sewing instructions at Stitch Studio UK

6. MAKE LINING WITH GAP AND TRIM SEAMS

Christmas Stocking sewing instructions at Stitch Studio UK

GAP 5cm

Christmas Stocking sewing instructions at Stitch Studio UK

7. INSERT MAIN STOCKING INTO LINING

Christmas Stocking sewing instructions at Stitch Studio UK

8. JOIN OUTER AND LINING STOCKING AT TOP EDGE

Christmas Stocking sewing instructions at Stitch Studio UK

9. PULL OUTER THROUGH GAP IN LINING

Christmas Stocking sewing instructions at Stitch Studio UK

10. SEAL LINING AND PUSH BACK INTO OUTER

Christmas Stocking sewing instructions at Stitch Studio UK

11. TOP STITCH BAND

Christmas Stocking sewing instructions at Stitch Studio UK

TA DA ALL FINISHED!

Now make lots more and fill your stockings with goodies

Try changing the scale of the pattern to make bigger and smaller versions.

If you want to personalise your stocking with a letter or motif see how to Applique HERE

Merry Christmas everyone!

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