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Free Pattern and Directions to Sew a Christmas Stocking


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A photo of the finished Christmas stocking.

Finished Christmas Stocking

Debbie Colgrove, Licensed to About.com
Sewing a Christmas Stocking is your opportunity to make it as simple or as elaborate as you possibly can... maybe even some where in between. There are many ways to embellish a Christmas Stocking. Explore and make a memory stocking that just may become a family heirloom.

You may also enjoy the Free Pattern and Directions to Sew an Operation Holiday Stocking for the Troops which is a smaller stocking that can fit in a pocket. This free pattern is a great one for charity that is within reach to fill with donations.

  • 1/2 yard* of fabric for the main body of the stocking

  • 1/4 yard* fabric for the top of the stocking

  • 1/4 yard* of lining fabric to compliment the top of the stocking.

  • Thread to match both fabrics

  • Print out of the pattern

  • Optional: Appliques and embellishments to taste

*The fabric requirements will make more than one stocking.

Note: All instructions are for 1/4" seams.

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