Paper Stockings

Handmade paper stockings are a departure from the envelopes often used for money and gift cards

Paper Stockings

Source: Martha Stewart Living, 2006





  • Patterned and bold paper

  • Sewing machine

  • Pinking shears

  • Ribbon

  • Double-sided tape

  • Glue


  1. Draw a template or use our template, and cut out; trace onto patterned paper.

  2. Place a second sheet under first, wrong sides facing; sew together, just inside lines. 

  3. Cut out with pinking shears, leaving a small border.

  4. Decorate tops with paper or ribbon, securing with double-sided tape. Glue a ribbon loop inside.


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