How to Sew Christmas Stockings for Beginners with FREE PATTERN.
Christmas is just around the corner! Learn how to make your own Christmas stockings for beginners. In this tutorial we are going to be sewing and customizing a simple but gorgeous Christmas stocking and without spending a lot of money.
Do not worry if you are new a sewing, this process is very easy.
Materials to Sew these Christmas Stockings for Beginners:
- Sewing machine
- FREE PATTERN HERE
- 2] 20 by 12 ½” piece of fabric [Fabric and color of your preference]. You can use cotton, flannel, jute fabric, canva cloth, etc.
- 1] 18 by 12” piece of fabric
- 1] 20 by 12 ½” Quilt battling
- 1] 12” ribbon or fabric strip.
- Sewing thread
- Pins or clips
- Iron on vinyl decal to personalize, extra ornaments to decorate such as flowers, bells or small ornaments.
- Cricut machine to cut the iron on vinyl
- Iron on vinyl
Written Instructions and Video Tutorial
Download the pattern, print, cut and join to form a single piece. Grab the 20 by 12 ½ ”Quilt Fill Fabric and the 2 20 by 12 ½” Fabric Pieces. Place the quilt padding on the bottom, and the other two pieces of fabric on top, making sure the right side is facing in.
Line up the pattern on top of the three layers of fabric, secure it with pins, and cut leaving a 3/8 “seam allowance. You can mark with a pencil or washable fabric pen if desired.
Remove pattern, pin layers and saw leaving a 3/8 ” seam allowance. After sewing, turn inside out and iron.
Now to put the upper part of the Christmas stocking. Grab the piece of fabric that measures 12 “by 18” inches, fold in half lengthwise and iron to create a fold.
Unfold, fold opposite side, pin and sew leaving a 3/8 ” seam allowance.
Fold in half leaving the seam inside.
Turn the stocking inside out and place the top part leaving the seam on the back of the stocking.
Secure with pins and sew leaving a 3/8 ” inch seam allowance.
After sewing, turn inside out and iron.
Fold the top down and voila!
Once finished, you can decorate and personalize them using the method that best suits your needs.
I am customizing using various methods. The first with textile vinyl cut with my Cricut machine. If you would like to know more about how to customize with this method, I recommend that you watch this tutorial on my channel.
And the second method that I used to decorate the Christmas stocking is with flowers made of fabric. Click here if you want to learn how to make fabric flowers.
I hope you enjoyed this Christmas tutorial as much as I did.
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This is Daisy from Daisy Multifacetica Blog and Youtube Channel. As some of you know I love crafting!!!. I am passionate about creating a variety of projects at home. One day I can be doing crafts, another day sewing a garment, customizing items, working with wood, painting, designing custom images or cooking for my family.
My days are definitely not routine but I enjoy them to the fullest doing what I love the most.
It gives me joy to be able to share my knowledge with you through my tutorials and feel blessed to know that they are helpful to you.
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