Free Christmas Stocking Sewing Tutorial

stocking-02.jpgChristmas is just around the corner so best get out those festive sewing, embroidery and crafting projects! This tutorial will show you how to stitch up a simple, beginner sewing Christmas Stocking to hang near your Christmas tree. Plus, customise it so that each member of your family has something unique, including your pets!

What you will need

  • Sewing machine
  • Fat Quarters: 2 x stocking, 2 x lining and 2 x stocking flap. Total of 6 fat quarters.
  • Matching thread
  • Scissors

Optional to decorate

Sewing Pattern & Tutorial

Customise your Christmas Stocking

Stitch up this great beginner sewing project using our free pattern and tutorial. Below are also some great ways to decorate or customise your stocking to create something unique for each member of your family.

ScanNCut Christmas Decorations

Download the free Christmas themed ScanNCut designs to style them with some festive themed sayings.


Embroidery Designs

We have used the John Deer’s Ultimate Stash Christmas Letters to decorate the Stocking fold. You can purchase a Ladybug Club subscription to the Ultimate Stash allowing you to choose from over 25,000 quality embroidery designs, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We have downloaded and resized our ‘J’ letter to be 5cm x 5cm, using Embrilliance digitizing software.


Quilt your Stocking

You can also cut your fabric into 3″ x 15″ strips and stitch them together. Once you have a 15″ x 15″ quilted block you can iron this flat and then use as your standard fabric piece for the stocking front and back.


Have you created something special this Christmas? Why not share it on our Echidna Sewing & Facebook Community. We would love to see!

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