Mom made our Christmas stockings from instructions from
a circa 1950 craft magazine.
Each daughter made thier husband's and children's, and so on.
When we get together at Chirstmas, there is an entire string of similar stockings on the mantel - quite a sight.
In 2006, I made one for Mom!
Click on the pictures below to see a larger detail
|Supplies needed:||Felt - large pieces and scraps
Beads and sequins
Embroidery and sewing thread
Pinking scissors and sewing scissors
|Instructions:||Cut out two pieces of felt for the stocking
Place and sew decorations on the front piece.
Sew front to back on a sewing machine or by hand.
Embroider the name on the white top or sew on felt cut into letters.
Add white felt top: sew on to sock body with embroidery stitiches above pinking cut.
Add a strap for hanging to the top side.
All our stockings have one three dimensional object on
Back to the Craft Index