hand embroidered Christmas stockings

December 24, 2013 by Angie

Now that we have a (dog) baby and a fireplace, I wanted a set of matching Christmas stockings for our mantle.

Almost finished stockings on the mantle

I bought these red stockings at Michael’s and hand embroidered them with green embroidery floss. I printed out a backwards alphabet and used that to trace our names onto pieces of tracing paper with an iron-on pen. Once the outlines of the letters were ironed onto the stockings, I went around the letters with a backstitch. I then filled the letters in with satin stitches.

Robbie's stocking on Xmas Eve

I finally finished Robbie’s today, on Christmas Eve.

Sookie's Stocking

Here is Sookie’s hanging above the fireplace.

Geeked Out Stocking StufferWe got our stocking stuffers early this year. Sookie got her favorite thing: yak cheese. Robbie gave me these awesome Game of Thrones sigil coasters. I got him Spock socks and a bag of mini Twix. Merry Christmas!


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