How to Make a Crazy Quilted Stocking

Quilted Christmas Stocking

Love quilting? Have a go at this fun ‘crazy quilted’ style stocking for Christmas this year! Crazy quilting involves sewing randomly cut/sized pieces of fabric together, as opposed to matching the shape and size of all your pieces of fabric.

Skill Level: Beginners to Intermediates

Time to Make: 4-6 hours

You Will Need
Craft Essentials How to Make

1. Take your template and cut out 4 pieces of the plain fabric and two piece of the wadding, about 2cm larger than your template all the way around. How to Make a Crazy Quilted Stocking #christmas #stocking #quilted #crazyquilting #patchwork #personalised #diy #sewing 2. Take two pieces of the cotton and sandwich a piece of the wadding in between them. How to Make a Crazy Quilted Stocking #christmas #stocking #quilted #crazyquilting #patchwork #personalised #diy #sewing 3. Take a fat quarter and cut a piece long enough to go across your stocking shape. Cut it with straight edges, but don’t worry about it being of equal width, the more random, the better it will turn out. How to Make a Crazy Quilted Stocking #christmas #stocking #quilted #crazyquilting #patchwork #personalised #diy #sewing 4. Keeping all your layers lined up, stitch this piece in place down both sides. Iron it well. How to Make a Crazy Quilted Stocking #christmas #stocking #quilted #crazyquilting #patchwork #personalised #diy #sewing 5. Measure and cut another piece of fabric. How to Make a Crazy Quilted Stocking #christmas #stocking #quilted #crazyquilting #patchwork #personalised #diy #sewing 6. Place this piece face down across the edge you wish it to be joined to, then sew in place. How to Make a Crazy Quilted Stocking #christmas #stocking #quilted #crazyquilting #patchwork #personalised #diy #sewing 7. Turn your new piece back and iron it well. (There is no need to sew the other side as this will be done in the next step.) How to Make a Crazy Quilted Stocking #christmas #stocking #quilted #crazyquilting #patchwork #personalised #diy #sewing 8. Now we are just going to repeat the process, so go ahead and cut another strip. Place it face down along the edge you wish to join it to, sew, turn back and press in place. How to Make a Crazy Quilted Stocking #christmas #stocking #quilted #crazyquilting #patchwork #personalised #diy #sewing 9. Continue in this manner, adding one piece at a time until the toe of your stocking is covered. Don’t worry about trimming bits off at this stage, it is better to do it later on. How to Make a Crazy Quilted Stocking #christmas #stocking #quilted #crazyquilting #patchwork #personalised #diy #sewing 10. Work in the same way up the leg of the stocking, until you end up with something like this. How to Make a Crazy Quilted Stocking #christmas #stocking #quilted #crazyquilting #patchwork #personalised #diy #sewing 11. Now place your original template on the stocking and cut it out. How to Make a Crazy Quilted Stocking #christmas #stocking #quilted #crazyquilting #patchwork #personalised #diy #sewing 12. Time to make the other half – do it in exactly the same way, but remember you need to reverse the stocking so you do not get two sides with toes facing the same way. How to Make a Crazy Quilted Stocking #christmas #stocking #quilted #crazyquilting #patchwork #personalised #diy #sewing 13. Place your two stocking pieces face to face, then sew down one side, just a little way, to join. How to Make a Crazy Quilted Stocking #christmas #stocking #quilted #crazyquilting #patchwork #personalised #diy #sewing How to Make a Crazy Quilted Stocking #christmas #stocking #quilted #crazyquilting #patchwork #personalised #diy #sewing 14. Cut a piece of fabric the length of the top of your stocking pieces, and twice the depth of the cuff that you wish to add. How to Make a Crazy Quilted Stocking #christmas #stocking #quilted #crazyquilting #patchwork #personalised #diy #sewing 15. Cut a piece of wadding to sandwich inside. How to Make a Crazy Quilted Stocking #christmas #stocking #quilted #crazyquilting #patchwork #personalised #diy #sewing 16. Fold the cuff in half with the wadding inside, then place it, pointing down, raw edges at the top to match the stocking top. How to Make a Crazy Quilted Stocking #christmas #stocking #quilted #crazyquilting #patchwork #personalised #diy #sewing 17. Sew it in place. Turn upwards, press then add a row of top stitching to both top and bottom. How to Make a Crazy Quilted Stocking #christmas #stocking #quilted #crazyquilting #patchwork #personalised #diy #sewing 18. To make the strap cut a strip of fabric the length you require by 8cm width. How to Make a Crazy Quilted Stocking #christmas #stocking #quilted #crazyquilting #patchwork #personalised #diy #sewing 19. Fold it in half lengthways and sew down the open side only. How to Make a Crazy Quilted Stocking #christmas #stocking #quilted #crazyquilting #patchwork #personalised #diy #sewing 20. Turn it the right way in, press it with the seam facing down in the centre, tuck the ends in and press them too, then top stitch all the way around. How to Make a Crazy Quilted Stocking #christmas #stocking #quilted #crazyquilting #patchwork #personalised #diy #sewing 21. Pin to the centre top of the stocking cuff and sew in place following the top stitch row from before. How to Make a Crazy Quilted Stocking #christmas #stocking #quilted #crazyquilting #patchwork #personalised #diy #sewing 22. Fold your stocking face to face again and pin in place. Sew all the way around. If you wish, you can also zig-zag the edges for extra strength. How to Make a Crazy Quilted Stocking #christmas #stocking #quilted #crazyquilting #patchwork #personalised #diy #sewing 23. Turn the right way in and give it a good iron. 24. To add an embroidered name, use a friction pen (heat sensitive) to write the chosen name on, then embroider it in place using embroidery thread, with a back stitch. Gently iron the pen off when you are done. How to Make a Crazy Quilted Stocking #christmas #stocking #quilted #crazyquilting #patchwork #personalised #diy #sewing 25. Using the Clover tassel maker and following the instructions enclosed, make two tassels from your chosen yarns. Make sure they hang at different lengths, then attach them to your stocking. How to Make a Crazy Quilted Stocking #christmas #stocking #quilted #crazyquilting #patchwork #personalised #diy #sewing How to Make a Crazy Quilted Stocking #christmas #stocking #quilted #crazyquilting #patchwork #personalised #diy #sewing

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