10.25.2011

Stockings for Kids Tutorial Tuesday: Appliqued Stocking


Well it's that time of the week again - time for another stocking tutorial. Today's tutorial is brought to you by none other than the lovely Carol from her adorable blog FunThreads. Be sure to go show her some love if you like her tutorial!

Also don't forget to check back next Tuesday for another stocking tutorial from Jeni of In Color Order.


Fusible Applique Stocking Tutorial
**My stocking does not use batting but it is lined.**

If you are new to fusible applique you can find a detailed tutorial HERE.


Supplies: 
Stocking pattern drawn on 11 x 14 paper (one is available for free HERE)
Applique pattern printed out (see below)
1/3 yard of stocking fabric
1/3 yard of lining fabric
1/4 yard of cuff fabric
Scraps of white (face & snowflake), orange (nose), green (scarf)
Scrap of ribbon for hang tag
2 large buttons
1 sheet of Steam-A-Seam 2 lite


Applique Pattern:
Save and print this pattern sheet. There is a 1-inch scale marked on it for correct sizing.





Directions:
Cut two stocking pieces and two lining pieces using your pattern and set aside.


Trace applique pieces on to the Steam-A-Seam. The pattern is already reversed and ready to trace.


Rough cut around the pieces to separate them.
 Peel off the paper backing and fuse the pieces to the back of your selected fabrics.


Cut out the pieces and place them on the stocking fabric. Leave approx. 4 1/2 inches above the snowflakes for the stocking cuff.
Fuse the pieces in place according to package directions.


Trim the bottom of the snowman if he hangs past your stocking edge.


 Stitch around the pieces using the method of your choice and add the button eyes. I used a shortened straight stitch.


The applique design is complete. Since there is exposed stitching on the back of the design I would suggest finishing the stocking following the Lined Stocking Tutorial found HERE.



If you have any questions just ask.


Enjoy!

7 comments:

Sixmunchkin Stitching said...

Love the snowman!

Teje said...

Wow, that is fantastic Christmas sock!

Jenn at The Little Shop of Stitches said...

What a great little project! Thanks for the tutorial!

Anita said...

Awe...this is too cute! I love it. =) Thanks for the tutorial!

VickiT said...

Oh my gosh! What an adorable stocking pattern. I REALLY need to get some cute holiday fabrics. All mine are more the grown up type of fabrics. :(

Melissa @ Sew BitterSweet Designs said...

adorable!

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