DIY Projects & Crafts Holiday Crafts Christmas Crafts Plaid Christmas Stockings with Shearling Cuff For Martha's grandchildren, Jude and Truman, two different cotton plaids in the same color scheme were apropos. You can sew them into generously sized stockings and add a cuff of soft, cozy shearling. Use our pattern to make your own. By Martha Stewart Editors Martha Stewart Editors Facebook Instagram Twitter Website An article attributed to "Martha Stewart Editors" indicates when several writers and editors have contributed to an article over the years. These collaborations allow us to provide you with the most accurate, up-to-date, and comprehensive information available.The Martha Stewart team aims to teach and inspire readers daily with tested-until-perfected recipes, creative DIY projects, and elevated home and entertaining ideas. They are experts in their fields who research, create, and test the best ways to help readers design the life they want. The joy is in the doing. Editorial Guidelines Updated on August 14, 2018 Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Paola + Murray Start by learning how to sew, especially the whip stitch and other handy sewing techniques. What You'll Need Materials Shearling stocking template Medium-weight fabric Shearling (Pictured: Shearling hide, from $29 each, moodfabrics.com.) Sewing supplies Twill tape, ¾ inch wide (Pictured: Cotton twill tape ribbon, $1.25 per yd., purlsoho.com.) Instructions Print and cut out the stocking pattern and the cuff template. Fold the fabric (right-sides facing), and place the pattern on top; cut out both layers at once. Sew all around. Turn the stocking right-side out. Cut ribbon and hand-stitch a loop onto the top edge. (The raw edge will be hidden behind the shearling.) Fold the shearling (right sides facing). Place the cuff template on top, left (straight) side on the fold of the shearling. Cut out the shearling. Hand-stitch the shearling cuff to the top edge of the stocking. Stitch the edges closed using a whip stitch.