Tuesday, 15 November 2011

Christmas Stockings Anyone

Oh yes the Christmas Season is upon us and I Love It.  

This year each one of the family members got a new over sized Christmas stocking.  I found this great bundle of polka dot fabric on Etsy from HB Fabrics.  I am not a conventional Red, Green & Gold Christmas kinda Girls so I thought these were pretty cool.  Each one of the boys got their pick of what color they wanted, I am not sure why nobody wanted the pink though.

I had some really great step by step photos of how I did this but lost them due to technical difficulties.

I made these with three layers per side.  Polka dot fabric, fleece fabric to give it some strength and an plain inter fabric.  

I liked the idea of doing a white top so that I could add our names to them.

I brought out my vinyl cutter and used this fabric vinyl to create each name.  With the heat press I applied each name.  I made sure to put the name on both sides so their were options when displaying them.  

Now just to fill them


Shirley said...

Cute! I love homemade stocking!! :)


Julianne said...

So cute i love how these turned out! I'm your newest follower! i'd love if you followed me back!



marissa | Rae Gun Ramblings said...

They turned out great I'd love you to add it to my link party at http://raegunwear.blogspot.com

Anonymous said...

Cute stockings. I'll be checking out that fabric shop too :)

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Bonnie and Trish @ Uncommon Designs said...

Ahhh... full moon dot fabric... one of my many loves. And made into stockings? I think my heart just skipped a beat!

We would love for you to share this at our Home for the Holidays link party!


Carmella said...

How fun are these stockings?? I love the idea of playing with different colors for Christmas, and I am so impressed with you lady! Power tools and sewing??? Why can't we be neighbors!

Jennifer said...

Oh these are fun!! Love them!
Thanks for sharing at Show & Share!

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