Thursday, December 29, 2011

project complete











I'm so proud of myself!! My burlap stockings turned out great.I just love using my god given talents.Using my god given talents is on the top of my New Years resolution list.


 step 1-make your own ELF style pattern on poster board or you can download one
step 2-layout your burlap and place pattern on the straight grain
step 3-trace pattern with fabric pencil
step 4 - pin into place and cut out,also cut another stocking out of muslin for the lining.
step 5- machine stitch1/4 inch seam stocking together,also the same for stocking lining.Leave an opening in your lining stocking. 
step 6 -slide the stocking into your lining stocking,lining stocking wrong sides out,right sides together and stitch the top raw edges aligned 1/4 inch.After top edge are stitched,pull your stocking out of the hole left in lining.Turn right sides out.Stuff lining inside stocking.
step 7 -fold down  top part of stocking and press down,hand stitch red thread along the edge
step 8 - add your bells and hemp string for hanging.








5 comments:

  1. cute DIY, thanks for comment,
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  2. Oh that is so cute love it xx
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  3. AWESOME STOCKINGS, WILL HAVE TO GIVE IT A GO NEXT YEAR!!!!
    XXX

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  4. Thanks guys for your lovely comments.I'm so glad I decided to sew again,something I need to do more often.

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