Sew an Easy Christmas Stocking
The first step to sew an easy Christmas stocking is to draw a
pattern. On a piece of cardstock
draw a mini stocking. Use a pencil
and experiment until you get the size you'd like. Don't make it too
small or skinny or it will be hard to sew. Use your Christmas
stocking pattern to cut out your fabric. You'll need two for each
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How to Sew Christmas Stockings
If you want to know how to sew Christmas stockings that are larger,
make your pattern bigger or use an old stocking for your pattern.
Lay your pattern out on the material desired, follow the sewing
instructions below and decorate as you'd like.
Place two stockings right sides together. Sew around edges leaving
Turn edge ½ inch down and hem in place.
Turn right side out. Cut a strip of ribbon and pin in place. Sew to
make a ribbon loop for hanging.
Now your mini stockings are sewn and you are ready to decorate.
Decorate with pom poms, jingle bells, ribbon, buttons, whatever
embellishments you can find or want to use.
Use these as tree decorations or fill with little presents. Make a
garland of stockings by using 4 or 5 mini stockings and attaching
them to a ribbon.
~Now that you've practiced with smaller stockings it is easy to sew
Christmas stockings of any size.
Need a fun hand sewing project?Felt
Sew an Easy Christmas stocking
by Mrs Johnson (Ysgol Pwll Coch (school), Cardiff, Wales)
Our school sewing club started in September 2010 with 14 children,
all aged 7, attending for one hour per week. We made this simple
project for Christmas.
1. Using a template we cut out two stocking shapes from g
quality felt and pinned them together.
2.I had previously cut out various Christmasy shapes for the
children(very fiddly and time consuming)and they glued them on to
the front of their stocking and decorated them as they wanted.
3. Then they sewed up all around the sides of the stocking using
running or back stitch.
4. We then tacked a strip of white fluff around the top. Very
effective but it did get up your nose and made you itch!!
5. Last thing - fill with sweets and small prezzies and send home
with delighted children.
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Animal, ~ Stuffed
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Stuffed Dog, ~Stuffed
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Snack Baggie, ~Glasses
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