Quilted Burlap Christmas Stocking

This is our first Christmas in our new house, and I decided to make new Christmas stockings for the fireplace mantle.  I love the rustic look of a burlap stocking, but wanted to soften it up a bit, which is why I decided to add a quilted cuff with a lace trim.

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I found the best tutorial for making a lined stocking with a cuff on the Cluck Cluck Sew website. McCall’s has a free stocking pattern (with instructions) online, but as I don’t have a printer at home, I used last year’s Christmas stocking as the pattern and cut 5/8″ larger than the stocking’s edge.

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Here’s what you’ll need:

  • Fabric for the outside of the stocking – I used burlap
  • Fabric for the lining of the stocking – I used linen leftover from another project
  • Fabric for the cuff – I used the Diamond Double Faced Quilt Fabric
  • Fabric for the hanging tab – I actually used twine, but you could use the burlap and sew a tab
  • Lace (optional)

Instructions:

  • As mentioned, the best tutorial was on the Cluck Cluck Sew website. The only change I made was to add a piece of lace to the bottom of the cuff. I added the lace before I sewed the raw edges of the cuff together.

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I hope you have a Happy Thanksgiving and enjoy decorating for the upcoming Christmas season!

I know we are all busy, and if you don’t have the time to make a stocking yourself, I am happy to sell you one. Please use the contact form below to reach me directly.

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