Quilted Christmas Stockings DIY – Paper and Stitch

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A modern-day upgrade to Granny’s quilted Christmas stockings. This DIY version feels contemporary and conventional all at once.

Single quilted Christmas stocking in mustard yellow, lilac, and peach.

Last year, we made these quilted Christmas stockings

and I lacked time to share the tutorial before Christmas. So here they are! If you have actually been following along on stories, you know that I have entirely to numerous Christmas stockings. Like, METHOD too many, considering there are only 3 individuals in our household. But you know what, I like stockings, and I especially like DIY stockings. So here we are! Let’s maximize it, with this one. Click through for the quilted Christmas stockings(which you can make from scratch with simply a handful of materials– no pre-made quilt required

Step by step photos that show how to make a quilted Christmas stocking.

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  • Quilted
  • Stocking Products 1/2 lawn of cotton quilting fabric * 1/2 backyard of muslin(for backing)batting
  • iron ironing board thread stitching device material scissors rotary cutter cutting mat
  • * optional (but VERY beneficial) triangle trimmers
  • Keep in mind about fabric colors and yardage: We utilized 5 different colors. If you only wish to make one stocking and wish to use 5 colors, I recommend getting 1/6 yard of each color.

    Can I just make a Christmas stocking out of an existing quilt?

    YES! And really, that would be much faster and easier. BUT then, you ‘d need to cut up a quilt, which may be kind of sad. This is why we didn’t go that route.

    However if you’re unsure you have the time to tackle this project from scratch, there is another option that will conserve time. You can buy quilt pieces/ quilt sections on Etsy that are unfinished, and use those to piece together your stockings if you do not want to go back to square one. That cut the time in half for making these stockings. So I believed I would discuss it, in case that’s appealing to anybody.

    Cutting quilting triangles out of fabric into a pattern.

    How to Make a Quilted Stocking Step 1: Prep your patchwork. The primary step is to prep all the cuttings for your patchwork. We utilized the Triangle Trimmer for a great deal of

    the pieces, however you don’t have to make triangles if you do not wish to. Another option would be to cut strips and blocks of material out and piece them together in an enjoyable formation. Your completed design needs to be at least

    Sewing triangle pieces of fabric together to make quilted stockings for Christmas.

    3 inches taller and wider than the stocking

    design template.

    Cutting quilting fabrics for DIY quilted Christmas stockings.

    Action 2: Start stitching your patchwork

    together. Prior to taking all your pieces to your sewing machine, snap a picture of your design(so you do not forget)and stitch all the pieces together 1/4 ″ from the edge.< img src ="https://www.papernstitchblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/cut-sew-fabrics-toegther-stocking.jpg 1200w, https://www.papernstitchblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/cut-sew-fabrics-toegther-stocking-350x233.jpg 350w, https://www.papernstitchblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/cut-sew-fabrics-toegther-stocking-600x400.jpg 600w "alt="Cutting quilting fabrics

    for Do It Yourself quilted Christmas stockings. “height=” 800 “width=”1200 “/ > Step 3: Cut your equipping pieces Now that your patchwork piece is all sewn together, its time to cut all your stocking pieces out. Start by determining and cutting 3 pieces of the muslin in the very same size as your patchwork piece. Then, cut 2 pieces of batting in the exact same size.

    Line them all up together with the patchwork piece

    on top. Put your template on top of the stack and cut 1/4 ″ from the template’s edge. Before stitching, you need to trim your batting just a tad. So take your 2 pieces of

    batting and trim them about 1/2 ″ all the method around. Step 4: Produce a loop for your stocking The last piece you’ll require to be

    able to assemble your stocking is the loop. Take a piece of any material you utilized in your patchwork and cut it to be 4 ″

    Sewing a quilted Christmas stocking on a sewing machine.

    by 2 ″. Take it to the ironing

    board and fold and press the 2 long edges in 1/4 ″. Then, fold the whole piece in half and press with the iron. Take that piece back to the sewing device and sew along the long open end as close to the edge as you can. Step 5: Sew your stocking Now, take 1 of the 3 cut muslin pieces, a cut piece of batting, and your patchwork piece, and lay them on top of each other in that order.

    Your patchwork piece ought to be ideal side up. Fold all the pieces of the equipping down on top about 1 ″ in and press with an iron. Stitch 1/2 ″ from the top edge. Do the exact same with the staying

    pieces of muslin, but with the foot of the equipping facing the opposite way as the patchwork piece.

    Fold all the pieces of the equipping

    down at the top about 1 ″ in and press with an iron. Sew 1/2 ″ from the top edge. Now, with exteriors facing each other, place your loop piece on top corner with the loop dealing with inward and up. It should be poking out of the leading with completions near the edges of the equipping pieces.

    Pin your pieces together and after that stitch all the method around your stocking about 1/4 ″ from the edge. Do not forget to back stitch at either end. Step 6: Flip it inside out Once your sewing is finished, you can turn your stocking inside out and expose the final quilted equipping. Completion Result The ended up pieces aren’t ideal …

    Earth-toned Christmas stockings in various quilted patterns.

    we’re not expert quilters over here. However

    I love the quirkiness and individuality of each one. It would be actually charming to let your kids do

    a couple little illustrations or doodle on some of

    the quilting fabric before it gets all stitched too. It would make it more unique to see year after year, as a memento stocking. Do not you believe? Looking for more DIY Stocking ideas? I have some other Do It Yourself equipping concepts to check out if this one isn’t your thing (or perhaps if it is ). And what about stocking stuffer ideas? While we’re here, we might as well speak about stocking stuffer concepts. I indicate, you’re gon na require to put something in these quilted Christmas stockings for the vacation, after all. I recently put together a big list of low-cost equipping stuffer concepts that also happen to be truly charming and cool. There are sections for everybody on your list too– males, females, child, toddlers, and kids. Everything on that stocking stuffer present guide is $ 25 or under and there are 50 products on the list! So head over and inspect that a person out if you’re looking for a way

    Quilted Christmas stockings in neutral, earthy colors.

    Three quilted Christmas stockings laid out on a white background.

    to pack these cute handmade stockings with … well … more cute things. How to Make a Quilted Christmas Stockings In 2015, we made these quilted Christmas stockings and I ran out of time to share the tutorial prior to Christmas. So here they are! If you have actually been following along on stories, you understand that I have entirely to numerous Christmas stockings. Like, WAY too many, considering there are just 3 people in our household. However you understand what, I like stockings, and I specifically like Do It Yourself stockings. So here we are! Let’s maximize it, with this one. Click through for the quilted Christmas stockings (which you can make from scratch with just a handful of fabrics – no pre-made quilt needed.

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    Author: Brittni

    • 1/2 lawn of cotton quilting material * We utilized 5 various colors. If you just wish to make one equipping and wish to use 5 colors, I suggest getting 1/6 lawn of each color.1/ 2 lawn of muslin for backing
    • batting
    • thread

    Action 1: Preparation your patchwork.The first step is to prep all the

    cuttings for your patchwork. We used the Triangle Trimmer for a great deal of the pieces, however you don’t have to make triangles if you don’t desire to.Another alternative would be to cut strips and blocks of fabric out and

  • piece them together in a fun formation. Your ended up design should be at least 3 inches taller and broader than the stocking template.Step 2: Start stitching your patchwork together.Step 3: Cut your stocking pieces Now that your patchwork piece is all sewn together,

    its time to cut all your stocking pieces out.

    Start by measuring and cutting 3 pieces of the muslin

    in the same size as your patchwork piece.Then, cut 2 pieces of batting in the exact same size. Line them all up together with the patchwork piece on top. Put your design template on top of the stack and cut 1/4 “from the design template’s edge.Before sewing, you need to

  • cut your batting simply a little. So take your 2 pieces of batting and cut them about 1/2 “all the way around.Step 4: Create a loop for your equipping The last piece you’ll require to be able to assemble

  • your stocking is the loop. Take a piece of any fabric you used in your patchwork and suffice to be 4″by 2″.

  • Take it to the ironing board and fold and press the

    • 2 long edges in 1/4 “. Then, fold the whole piece in half and press with the iron.Take that piece back to the sewing device and stitch along the long open end as close to the edge as you can.Step 5: Sew your stocking Now, take 1 of the 3 cut muslin pieces, a cut piece of batting, and your patchwork piece, and lay them on top of each other because order.

    • Your patchwork piece must be ideal side up. Fold all the pieces of the equipping down at the top about 1″in and press

    with an iron. Sew 1/2″from

    • the top edge.Do the same with the staying pieces of muslin, but with the foot of the stocking dealing with the opposite method as the patchwork piece. Fold all the pieces of the stocking down on top about 1″ in and press with an iron. Stitch 1/2″ from the top edge.Now, with

    • outsides facing each other, position your loop piece on top corner with the loop facing inward and up. It should be poking out of the top with the ends near the edges of the stocking pieces.Pin your pieces together and after that stitch all the way around your stocking about 1/4″from the edge. Don’t forget to back stitch at either end.Step 6: Flip it inside out The ended up pieces aren’t perfect … we’re not expert quilters over here. But I love the quirkiness and individuality of every one. It

    • would be really adorable to let your kids do a couple little illustrations or doodle on a few of the quilting material prior to it gets all stitched too. It would make it more unique to see every year, as a keepsake stocking. Do not you think? Sewing by Casey Harper Pictures by Amelia Lawrence That’s it for this quilted Christmas equipping. I ‘d enjoy to know what you believe. P.S. I’m toying around with the concept of coloring these stockings a solid color(you would still see variations of color within it, but it would be more soft)for something a little

      different. I’ll upgrade
      this post once again if I choose to

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