Holiday Bonanza: Sew Modern Christmas Stockings with Liana Allday

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This post is part of Creativebug’s Holiday Bonanza. Check out the rest of the videos in the series here.

Who says Christmas stockings have to be red and green? In this class, Liana shows you how to give traditional Christmas stockings a modern makeover with fresh, vibrant fabrics. These stockings require minimal cutting and sewing, making it easy to whip up a batch for your family. The neutral linen lining and leather strap tie the palette together, making your large-scale florals and colorful prints look cohesive when they’re all hanging together over the fireplace.

Sew Modern Christmas Stockings

Download the PDF template here.

Materials

  • 1 yard print fabric
  • 1 yard neutral linen fabric
  • Thread to match linen
  • 8” of 1/2”-wide ribbon, cotton twill, or leather
  • Leather needle (only if sewing leather strap)
  • Seam ripper
  • Chalk
  • Pins
  • Fabric shears
  • Snips
  • Sewing machine
  • Iron and ironing board

Liana Allday is the Senior Content Editor at Creativebug.com. Before coming to Creativebug, she worked as a senior editor at STC Craft, where she acquired and edited dozens of bestselling craft books. Liana is an avid sewer, knitter, doodler, and writer, and she doesn’t shy away from anything that involves numbered steps.

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