Christmas-StockingPattern3



By far the most memorable keepsakes are those stocking that are made by someone that cares for you. That is why Christmas-StockingPattern2 like cross stitch stockings, needlepoint stockings, personalized stockings, quilted stockings and other wise sewn stocking are pulled out of keep sake trunks and drawers and used until they are thread bare. The personalized Christmas stockings are the one most noted in recollections of Christmas past and most sought after Christmas Stocking Patterns.

MAKING A BASIC STOCKING

Christmas Stockings

I use a basic Christmas-StockingPattern2 and then change the toe,heal, add a top cuff, diagonal pieces of ribbon or lace, cross stitch names for personalized stockings and many other types of Christmas craft ideas.

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Start with a free down loadable basic Christmas-StockingPatterns this pattern is a .pdf file.

All the variations for these stocking will start with this basic pattern and change based on the characteristics for the personalized Christmas Stocking you choose.

You will have four sheets of paper. Cut out all parts of the pattern.

Christmas Stockings
Christmas Stockings
Tape all the pieces together. This creates the basic pattern. Cut two out of selected fabric.

Christmas-StockingPattern3 contrast pointed heal and toe

This will give you the pattern piece to add contrasting heal and toe to your stocking. Down load the Pointed Heal and Toe pdf file. This piece needs to be printed once, cut two for each piece.

Christmas Stockings
Christmas Stockings

Place the toe and heal piece on each side of the stocking.

Stitch down on the body of the stocking. Do not stitch along the seams. Use decorative stitching for a festive look.

With wrong side together sew two piece of stockings together.

Clip the inside of the heal, around the toe and heal so the stocking will turn easily.

Zig Zag or serge the seams together.

Christmas Stockings
Christmas Stockings

Turn the stocking right side out. Press stocking.

At this point you can add a decorative cuff or finish the Christmas-StockingPattern3.

To finish the stocking turn top edge down 1/4 inch, iron.
Christmas Stockings
Christmas Stockings
Then turn down another 1/4 inch and stitch.

To finish the stocking cut a piece of contrast fabric or same fabric at stocking, using the long narrow strip pattern, cut one.
Christmas Stockings
Christmas Stockings
Turn long side of loop in toward wrong side of fabric 1/4 inch.

Then turn the long side in again matching the long side together and sew.

Add loop to heal side of stocking, off set each side of the loop and either side of the seam. Sew across three to four time and zig zag raw edges.
Christmas Stockings

Add a heal or toe to the Christmas-StockingPattern3 Video

CREATING A CONTRAST HEAL AND TOE


More variations for your Christmas-StockingPattern3.

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