Saturday, 19 November 2011

Christmas Stocking Decorations - Printable Pattern


Christmas Stocking
 Here are are two ideas, for you to make with your groups for Christmas!

Above, using the larger pattern, you can make a small Christmas Stocking to hang on the tree or on the mantlepiece. Either just as a decoration or fill with chocs and candy or any other small gifts. If making more than one, attach a little gift tag to identify them - or cut out an initial and stick it on the stocking!


And here with the smaller pattern - I used pinking shears to cut out the felt and little gold pegs and ribbon to make Christmas Bunting!

(You can also use card, instead of felt, for your bunting)

Here is the Printable Pattern for the Christmas Stockings and Bunting

To make the Christmas Stocking you will need...

Felt

Embroidery thread and needle

Polyester Wadding (about 1inch x 9inches) ( 2.5cms x 22cms) to stick around the top as "fur" or any other suitable trimming.

Double sided tape to attach the "fur" (or use double sided pads)

Decorations (I used buttons, foil stars and a flower)

Fabric Glue to stick on the decorations if not self-adhesive

Ribbon - about 8inches (20cms)

To make...

Print out the pattern (link above) and cut out 2 of the larger stockings from your felt.

Leaving the top open, join the two pieces together with blanket stitch or just use a running stitch if you prefer. Before you finish off, slip in the looped ribbon and attach the ends inside the stocking at the top back edge.

Attach your "fur" around the top, with double sided tape.

Stick on your decorations and hang it up!