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How To Make A Christmas Stocking

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How To Make A Christmas Stocking
How to make a Christmas stocking may be a concerned question for everyone as Christmas is a super important holiday for all people, even for Chinese now. You can find the way of making Christmas stockings here to follow the tradition.
Christmas stockings have been hung over fireplaces for centuries. It hardly seems like Christmas if you don't have Christmas stockings hanging by the chimney. Even if there is no fireplace at your home, Christmas stockings are almost required for decorations. It will be more meaningful if you try making Christmas stockings this year, so follow our guide on how to make a Christmas stocking to make your own.

Posted by elena l. from , , • Published September 5, 2013 • See elena l.'s 215 projects »
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  • How to make a stocking. How To Make A Christmas Stocking - Step 1
    Step 1

    Cut out cloths
    Cut out two pieces of outside fabric and two of lining fabric in shape of stocking. It will be better if outside fabric is a combination of red and green which can reflect the feeling of Christmas, so you can make patchwork to achieve.

  • How to make a stocking. How To Make A Christmas Stocking - Step 2
    Step 2

    Sew outside fabric
    Place two outside fabrics face to face and stitch along the edges except for the mouth.

  • How to make a stocking. How To Make A Christmas Stocking - Step 3
    Step 3

    Sew lining fabric
    Do the same to sew two lining fabrics. You need to leave a hole a few inches wide at the bottom of the lining fabric to turn the stocking through.

  • How to make a stocking. How To Make A Christmas Stocking - Step 4
    Step 4

    Finish the stocking
    Lay outside fabric and lining fabric in an opposite way to make the mouths match together. Sew two mouths together along the edge. Turn the stocking inside out and sew the hole at lining fabric.

  • How to make a stocking. How To Make A Christmas Stocking - Step 5
    Step 5

    Add embellishments
    Sew a lace trim around the mouth. Make a bowknot with lace trim and sew it on the stocking. Or you can add some other embellishments.

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