Lisa’s Christmas Confessions:
Christmas Confession #1: I’ve never let my kids decorate MY tree. They can put their handmade ornaments on their smaller trees in their room. I know, I’m a bad mother.
Christmas Confession #2: Even though your Santa may wear a RED suit, mine doesn’t. I loathe RED. There is not a speck of RED (or Christmas Green) in my house during the holidays or any other time. My Santas have Gold, Cream, White, Silver, and Aqua robes…LOL!
Christmas Confession #3: I like getting Christmas cards with pictures of your adorable kids. Except the ones that include those annual summaries of their overachievements.
Wishing everyone a Very Merry Christmas! Lisa – The Domestic Diva’s Disasters Blog
Lisa’s Glamorous Lined Christmas Stocking Tutorial
- 1/2 yard outer fabric
- 1/2 yard lining fabric
- 1 yard fusible interfacing
- Sewing Thread
Print out a template or trace an existing Christmas Stocking.
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Fuse interfacing to the back of both your outer fabric and your lining fabric..
Layer both outer fabric and lining fabric right sides together. Trace template and cut out layers.
Sew one top of outer fabric to one top of lining fabric. Repeat with second outer fabric and lining fabric.
With right sides together, place outer fabric/lining piece on top of other outer fabric/lining piece. Sew together …
leaving a 3 inch opening on the lining (for turning).
Clip your curves.
Turn right side out and press.
Stitch Lining Opening closed.
Stuff lining inside outer fabric. Fold over lining to outside to create a self-cuff.
Measure the circumference of the top of the stocking (mine is 16 inches) and add 1 inch to that measurement. Now take that measurement (for me it’s 17 inches) to cut the width of the cuff fabric with a height of 7 inches. My cuff fabric is 17 inches by 7 inches. You following this?
Fuse interfacing to the back of your cuff fabric.
Fold in half width-wise, right sides together.
Now fold height wise.
Stitch through all four layers of raw unfolded side. Turn right side out. You now have a cuff with the a raw bottom edge
Line up raw edge of cuff with finished edge of stocking. Stitch or serge.
To make a loop to hang your stocking, cut and interface a 2” x 10” piece of fabric.
Fold fabric in half lengthwise and stitch to conceal raw edges.
Fold finished loop in half right sides together. Stitch or serge together bottom edge.
Attach loop to inside cuff seam. Stitch.
Fold cuff to outside of stocking, add a fancy crystal brooch, and hang your stocking!