How to Make a Quilted Christmas Stocking
As it’s November, and the evenings are getting shorter, I’m beginning to prepare for Christmas – and when I saw a pack of Christmas fat quarters in the shop I knew just what I wanted to make – a Christmas Stocking.
You Will Need
How to Make
- Hand needles
- One paper template of a stocking
- Draw a template for the stocking on an A4 sheet of paper – my stocking measures 26 cm high and 17 cm wide (you can find templates to copy on the internet.)
- Choose two of the fabrics for the stocking and the lining, and another fabric for the star.
- Cut out one pair of stockings in each of the stocking fabrics, and the wadding.
- Fuse the small piece of Bondaweb to the wrong side of the star fabric.
- Using the die and the Big Shot die-cut one large star, and remove the backing paper
- Lay stocking outers onto the wadding, and pin together
- Place the star on the front of the stocking, fuse in place and then stitch all around, through the fabric and wadding.
- Lay the stocking front and back right side together and stitch the front edge together for about 8cm, then stitch ric-rac across the stocking about 1.5cm from the top edge.
- Cut an 8cm piece of the same ric-rac, pin and stitch it to the top edge on the back of the stocking, 1.5cm from the back, to create a loop.
- Finish stitching the stocking together, leaving the top edge open.
- Turn the stocking right side out.
- Stitch the stocking linings right side together, leaving a 7cm opening in the back seam.
- Tuck the stocking inside the lining.
- Match the top edges together and stitch.
- Turn the stocking right side out through the opening in the lining.
- Stitch the open edges of the lining together and push the lining inside the stocking to complete.