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No house is complete at Christmas without a Christmas stocking. Nothing heralds the holiday quite like a set of cheerful stockings hanging from the mantel. Learning how to make a Chrsitmas stocking is one of the easiest Christmas sewing projects to tackle as the holidays approach. Whether you're looking for homemade stocking ideas or already have a design in mind but need some free Christmas stocking patterns to model after, you've come to the right place! Check out these 21 Christmas stocking patterns - and seven bonus projects that look great during the holidays but can be used year-round!
If you're dreaming of a white Christmas, you probably have a ideal image of your home for the most wonderful time of the year. Make that Christmas wish come true with these easy sewing projects. Christmas stockings are a staple of the holiday, and your picture perfect winter wonderland wouldn't be complete without Christmas-themed clothes. While you're on a roll getting that tree all decked out, you might as well decorate the rest of your home too. Get ready for the holidays with these Christmas Sewing Projects -- 25 Ideas for Christmas Ornaments, Clothes, and More.
DIY Christmas crafts are a fun way to get into the holiday spirit. This budget-friendly Classic Christmas Bunting will have you cheery and ready to celebrate before you know it. It uses a variety of scrap fabric, making it a colorful piece to hang. Attach the bunting to a ribbon with a classic running stitch. With your pretty ribbon as the base you can hang this bunting anywhere in your home. Pair it with Christmas lights to bring extra cheer to this project.
Make your Christmas tree decorations a little cozier this year with the Comfy Cozy Pillow Ornament. Handmade Christmas ornaments are great, simple sewing projects for beginners. They take no time at all to make and are small enough that you don't need a huge fabric stash to sew one. In fact, these little ornaments are perfect for using up those fabric scraps you have left over from other Christmas sewing projects.
There comes a time, around December 23rd, when every sewist looks at the scrap pile in the sewing room with total dismay. The Crazy Patchwork Tree Ornament will make that pile a little less intimidating. It can be hard to find a good use for Christmas fabric scraps during the year, which is why you want to use up as many as you can while the holiday is here. This is one of those DIY Christmas decorations that will help beginners to get comfortable with piecing before they start on a larger quilting project and makes for some seriously adorable holiday decor!
These Denim Christmas Stockings are a great DIY Christmas craft. If you are looking for a new way to upcycle clothing this is a great place to start. Using old denim you can create something that the whole family will enjoy. It's a unique way to take those favorite, worn jeans and make them into a holiday keepsake. You will be amazed at how used denim will take your Christmas mantle to another level. Stay on budget this holiday season with recycled crafts like these Denim Christmas Stockings.
We all have a stash of old Christmas sweaters long past their prime. Give them a second life with these DIY Upcycled Christmas Stockings! Homemade stockings are such a nice decorative touch at Christmas, and these adorable DIY stockings won't cost you a penny to make. Use a few different sweaters to give them a nice patterned look that ties the set together without being identical. There is always room for more stockings over the mantel (and always space in the toes for more candy).
Handmade Christmas ornaments are a staple of any Christmas decor collection, and these Embroidered Custom Christmas Ornaments are the perfect place to start. The basic design is perfect for beginners to practice their embroidery. This is also a great craft to do with kids. Turn their Christmas art into a memory that you can return to every year at the holidays. Plus, these little crafts are a great way to use up scrap fabric left over from other Christmas sewing projects!
Preserve a piece of your past by learning how to make a stocking out of a family antique. The Family Heirloom Christmas Stocking teaches you how to make stockings using fabric that belonged to a precious item. Whether it's your or your grandma's wedding dress, a Christening gown, or an old blanket, this free Christmas stocking tutorial will walk you through creating a lasting heirloom to pass down to yours and display yearly.
It's Christmas, which often means an influx of new clothes and fabrics. To make a little closet space for new garments, why not use the old stuff, that's destined for the trash bin, to make some funky Christmas home decor? These Refashioned Christmas Stockings are so unique and cool. Red velvet might be the classic look, but these homemade stockings will bring a little personal touch to your decorations this year. DIY Christmas stockings are a breeze to make and look so cute hanging up over the fireplace.