How do you put cross stitched Christmas stockings together?

How do you sew a lining and cuff on a Christmas stocking?

Stocking Tutorial

  1. Turn the cuff right side out so its folded at the bottom and raw edges are at the top. …
  2. Stick the cuff on and around the top of the stocking, match the raw edges and pin. …
  3. Stick the whole thing into the lining. …
  4. Pin all of the raw edges together at the top (lining, 2 cuff edges, and stocking edges).

How long does it take to cross stitch a Christmas stocking?

Cross-stitched stockings are, no doubt, a work of art. The details of its design are too intricate that you’ll wonder how long it takes to finish one. You can finish simple stockings in a month while stockings with complicated designs can take two to three months to complete.

How do you block a piece of needlepoint?

Blocking a Needlepoint Project

  1. Cut a piece of brown wrapping paper to exactly the size your finished work should be. …
  2. Place the finished needlepoint piece facedown on the paper. …
  3. Dampen lightly using a spray bottle or mister filled with cold water plus a few drops of vinegar to prevent any running of yarn colors.

Do stockings need interfacing?

To make your own stockings, you’ll need: Fabric – 1/2 yard for the main stocking and 1/4 yard of the contrast fabric. If you use quilting cotton or another lightweight fabric for the main stocking, I suggest adding heavyweight fusible interfacing to the entire stocking. The pattern.

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