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How to make a patchwork christmas stocking

Make a Patchwork Christmas Stocking

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Draw a stocking shape and segments  onto 2 A4 sheets

Draw a stocking shape and segments onto 2 A4 sheets

Stick the 2 sheets together

Stick the 2 sheets together

Trace on stitch & tear

Trace on stitch & tear

Cut out stitch & tear adding 1/4 inch seam allowance

Cut out stitch & tear adding 1/4 inch seam allowance

Cut up the paper template into the 7 shapes

Cut up the paper template into the 7 shapes

Reverse the shapes and trace onto wrong side of fabric adding 1/4 seam allowance

Reverse the shapes and trace onto wrong side of fabric adding 1/4 seam allowance

Right sides of shape and fabric should match

Right sides of shape and fabric should match

Repeat for all 7 shapes

Repeat for all 7 shapes

7 shapes with seam allowance shown

7 shapes with seam allowance shown

Place fabric no 1 on stitch & tear

Place fabric no 1 on stitch & tear

Turn over and check seam allowance is correct

Turn over and check seam allowance is correct

Place fabric no 2 in place

Place fabric no 2 in place

Fold back and check seams are visible

Fold back and check seams are visible

Sew into position along draw line

Sew into position along draw line

Iron into place

Iron into place

Continue to work in numerical order and sew all the pieces in place

Continue to work in numerical order and sew all the pieces in place

You can add extras if you want like ric rac ribbon , lace or buttons

You can add extras if you want like ric rac ribbon , lace or buttons

Tear away the stitch & tear stabiliser

Tear away the stitch & tear stabiliser

Cut out 1 back with 1/4 inch seam allowance

Cut out 1 back with 1/4 inch seam allowance

Cut out 2 batting with seam allowance

Cut out 2 batting with seam allowance

Cut out 2 lining with seam allowance

Cut out 2 lining with seam allowance

Layer as shown with right sides facing 1 batting, 2 lining,1 batting, front and back

Layer as shown with right sides facing 1 batting, 2 lining,1 batting, front and back

Cut 6 inches of ribbon and insert between front and back

Cut 6 inches of ribbon and insert between front and back

Sew around shape and trim

Sew around shape and trim

Turn back and front to right side out

Turn back and front to right side out

Iron and trim to level neck opening if necessary

Iron and trim to level neck opening if necessary

Bind neck opening with ribbon

Bind neck opening with ribbon

Finished stocking

Finished stocking

  • .30 mt fabric for back
  • .30 mt fabric for lining
  • .30 mt batting
  • .30 mt stitch & tear
  • Selection of fat quarters
  • 1 mt ribbon or bias