How To Make A Stocking: 12 Stocking Templates


Learn how to make a stocking for Christmas using any of these stocking templates.   Make stockings using these free patterns that include red stockings, mini patterns, vintage, burlap, and even printable stocking templates.  Your family will be so impressed with their new Christmas stocking pattern.

There are 71 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

Funkify your stocking

1.  Funkify Your Christmas Stockings {Christmas Stockings} – Add a little spunk to your old Christmas stockings with this easy to follow Christmas applique tutorial.  They will show you how to add a lot of color to your Christmas mantelusing fun and funky fabrics.

Stocking Pattern

2.  Stocking Pattern ~ This polk-a-dot and monogrammed Ballardesque Christmas stocking pattern and tutorial from Jenny Garland is super fun.  The use of non-traditional fabric gives it an extra oomph that adults and kids alike will love.

Red Stockings

Red Stocking

3.  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.

Christmas Stocking

4.  Christmas Stocking Tutorial ~ This Christmas Stocking tutorial is great because it leaves room for name embroidery on the top.   Noodlehead also shows step by step instructions for assembling and sewing.

Santa Sacks

Make Santa Bag

5.  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.

Santa Bag

6.  Santa Sack ~ If you live in the Southern Hemisphere where it’s warm during Christmas, this color palate will make you smile.  This santa sack tutorial will help you make a santa sack in a few easy steps!

Mini Stocking Pattern

Mini Stocking Tutorial

7.  Mini Stocking Idea ~  This post doesn’t have a tutorial, but I thought the image was detailed enough to give you ideas of how to embellish a plain stocking and make it personalized.

Knitted Mini Christmas Stocking

8.  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 Ruffle Christmas Stocking

9.  Vintage Ruffle Christmas Stocking ~ This tutorial is great for making a stocking and you can get the vintage look by picking out material with a vintage flair.  The ruffles add a nice vintage touch, too.

Vintage  Stocking

10.  Vintage Inspired Stocking ~ The vintage pom pom trim and separate pieces on the stocking have a very vintage feel that’s downright fun.  I like that this stocking has a vintage feel with more modern colors.

Burlap Stocking Tutorial

Burlap Stocking Tutorial

10.  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.

Printable Stocking Template

Printable Stocking Template

11.  Christmas Stocking Tutorial ~ Here is a fast and easy stocking pattern, with free downloadable PDF pattern.   It is a great way to make a really special gift or decoration with some of the fun holiday fabrics available around the holidays.
Retro Stocking Pattern
12. 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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  1. Katharine Devinney Katharine Devinney

    The link for the Simple Stocking didn’t work. Here is the link for that blog post:

  2. Comment-Anonymous Gina (aka East Coast Mommy)

    So cute! Here is an easy felt stocking ornament {with template}. It is super-easy to whip up a bunch and mail them out to family and friends. 🙂

  3. Comment-Anonymous Wani

    My friend Pattern Patti has a couple of fun free patterns for stockings on her website:

    A Dotty Stocking
    Mini All-Star Stocking

  4. Comment-Anonymous Sweet Georgia Sweet - Bethany

    LOVE the white satin & burlap stocking!

  5. Comment-Anonymous Windy City Novelties

    Those stocking shapes and designs are so unique and cute! <3

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