Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Christmas Stocking From Placemat, #2

I suppose this one dollar investment was really more of a tapestry wall hanging--I thought it would be fun to feature the snowman on a stocking.

It's made in the same way as the blue snowman stocking, using a stocking shaped window to choose the placement. Before stitching the front and back together, I added an applique 'toe' and 'heel from the scraps, turning under the applique edges and stitching them down with a narrow, long zigzag. The back is cut from a blue piece from my stash, and the cuff and loop are made with a scrap from my 'fancy fabrics' box--I like the shiny taffeta with the textured tapestry. The two white tassels didn't seem to work as trim, so I'll save them for another project!


  1. I really like this one. It looks like something you would pay big bucks for.


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