Make one-of-a-kind stockings for your loved ones with this handmade holiday craft.
SourceThe Martha Stewart Show, December 2006
- Stocking Template
- Sewing machine
- Scalloped scissors
- Hot glue
Step 1 of 8
Download and print Stocking Template. Trace onto 2 pieces of felt.
Step 2 of 8
Machine stitch pieces together, then cut around sewn pattern with scalloped scissors.
Step 3 of 8
Add hanging loop by hand-sewing felt strip inside top of stocking edge.
Step 4 of 8
Cut rickrack to length of 13 bumps, making sure ends point in same direction. Glue ends so they don't fray.
Step 5 of 8
Using a knotted thread, start at pointed tip and sew one stitch through each bump. Pull thread so rickrack folds in on itself. Push out tops to make floret shape.
Step 6 of 8
Whip-stitch glued ends of rickrack together in the back.
Step 7 of 8
Add pips to florets by cutting off ends of pips to about 1/4-inch length. Using tweezers, hot-glue pre-cut pips to center of florets.
Step 8 of 8
Hot glue florets onto stockings.