16 DIY Stocking Tutorials

Learn how to make a stocking for Christmas using any of these stocking templates.   Make stockings using these free patterns that include whimsical, retro, vintage, felted wool, burlap, knitted, patchwork and his and hers.  Your family will be so impressed with their new Christmas stocking pattern, and I bet your guests will too.  {{wink}}

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There are 70 Stocking Templates over on the Tip Junkie Creative Community if you’re looking how to make even more three themes with great instructions.

As always, the Tip Junkie Christmas Site has over a THOUSAND pictured tutorials with free patterns so you can always search there if you’re looking for something specific. {wink}

How To Make A Stocking

How to Make a Stocking

1.  DIY Christmas Stockings ~ Make a new stocking for everyone in the family with this simple tutorial.  Each stocking can be made with one yard of fabric.

How to Sew a Stocking

2.  Patchwork Stocking Tutorial ~ Christmas stocking like these, especially ones that are patchwork, can get quite expensive.  Sew your family a set of these handmade stockings and not only will you save a bundle, but they are sure to become a treasured family heirloom for years to come.

How to Make a Stocking

3.  Curly Toed Stocking ~ You can make a cute Santa stocking to bring holiday cheer to all (well even more if you fill it up with fun treats).  This pattern comes in two styles and sizes.

How to Make a Christmas Stocking

4.  His & Hers Christmas Stockings ~ Simple pleats for a His stocking and a beautiful bow for a Hers stocking.

DIY Stocking

5.  How to Sew Your Own Christmas Stockings ~ The simplicity of these stockings is beautiful.  White fabric was used for the stocking with a patterned fabric for the top fold over portion.

Red Stockings

Red Stocking

6.  Simple Stocking Tutorial~ This just might be one of my all time favorite stocking tutorials.  It’s a super easy method for making lined stockings.  The little stocking is a festive way to hold gift cards, some treats, or any other small gift you want to dress-up a bit.

Red Christmas Stocking

7.  Christmas Stocking Tutorial ~ The layered scalloped edge of this stocking is uber-fabulous.  Follow these step by step instructions for making this adorable terry cloth stocking.  I love the non-traditional way the name is placed on the stocking.

Santa Sacks

Make Santa Bag

8.  Santa Bag ~ Santa Bags can be used for hiding gifts, imaginative play, decoration and more.  This bag, inspired by a Pottery Barn pattern is simple but festive with great instructions.

Mini Stocking Pattern

Mini Stocking Tutorial

9.  Utensil Stocking Tutorial ~ These are a charming addition to any table, whether you are hosting a Christmas party or having an intimate Christmas Eve dinner with your family.  Jess gives you a free pattern to make this project a snap.

Knitted Mini Christmas Stocking

10.  Knitted Mini Christmas Stockings ~ This knitted stocking pattern was knitted on the “flat” and is so cute!  It’s a super detailed pattern so if you knit, you’ll love this easy to use tutorial.

Vintage Christmas Stockings

Vintage Stocking

11.  DIY Vintage Christmas Stocking ~ This tutorial is great for making a stocking and you can get the vintage look by adding an ornament with vintage flair.  The glittered monogram adds a nice vintage touch, too.

How to Make a Stocking

12.  Felted Wool Stocking {tutorial} ~ Get a head start on making stockings for the whole family. Using felted wool blankets makes Christmas stockings very quick to stitch up.

Burlap Stocking Tutorial

Burlap Stocking Tutorial

13.  Satin Topped Burlap Stockings ~ Ashley’s inspirations for these stocking came from Ballard Design, but I have to say that I think her version is even better.  I loved the look of burlap and white fabric.

Burlap Stocking

14.  DIY Canvas & Burlap Stockings ~ Use canvas tea towels for a quick and easy stocking.  Embellish with twine and canvas.

Printable Stocking Template

How to Make a Stocking

15.  Whimsical Stocking Pattern ~ If you are looking for a new stocking pattern then you’ll love this whimsical stocking pattern.  It’s inspired by Ballard Designs.  You can sew one in just 9 simple steps.

Retro Stocking Pattern
16. Retro Style Stocking Pattern ~ This tutorial is fabulous with printable pattern including instructions on how to make sure you get the pattern the correct size.  I just love these retro patterns, don’t you?

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Thanks Ladies. I just adore these homemade gift ideas! Feel free to grab my “I was featured on Tip Junkie” blog button. You earned it! {knuckle bumps}

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We’re continuing our Christmas in July with more amazing pictured tutorials for homemade gifts, DIY decorating, free printables, and recipes.

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If you love these homemade tutorials– then you’ll find a THOUSAND more just as creative over on the Tip Junkie Christmas and Homemade Gifts site!


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