Monday, 11 February 2013

Christmas Stockings #1

I've started my latest purchase - miniature Christmas stockings for decorating the tree later in the year. They are very quick and easy to do which is a nice change to the huge European Bistro. I'll probably do a few more before starting on something a little more complex soon.

These are from the Bucilla kit called 'More! Tiny Stockings'.

According to the instructions, I am supposed to glue the stockings to cardboard and then red felt on the back. I am tossing up maybe sewing and stuffing them to make them a little puffy... any thoughts on how I could finish them off nicely?

Happy Stitching,


  1. those are darling! You could sew a backing on them, and finish them like 'real' stockings...check out this page...

  2. Very sweet. I love the deer!

  3. they're so sweet, I'd finish them like proper mini stockings, maybe iron on some interfacing to make them a little more protected on the back of the stitching

  4. Lovely! I especially like the reindeer one :) As you say I would probably find some pretty Christmas fabric and make them in to little stocking shaped pillows for the tree.

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  6. These are so cute, they are going to look fabulous on the tree :)

  7. I'd make them up as real stockings. I've used those as gift-y things before - with a tiny present ( necklace?) inside, or a heifer project gift note for my mother, or a$10 bill, etc.