15 Spectacular Stockings to Hang on Your Mantel

Learn how to make a stocking that will look festive hanging in your home for Christmas using any of these stocking templates.   Use these free patterns to make your unique stocking that include whimsical, vintage, felted wool, burlap, knitted, patchwork and upcycled fabric stockings.  Your family will be super impressed with their new Christmas stocking, and I bet your guests will too.  {{snicker}}

Spectacular Stockings to Hang on Your Mantel

Create a new Christmas tradition or do a simple activitiy for kids with these awesome holiday crafts! Use these pictured instructions to make Holiday CraftsDIY DecorFood and RecipesParty Ideas, Free Printables, and Activities for Kids perfect for the holiday season!

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How To Make A Stocking

Heirloom Christmas Stocking

1.  Heirloom Christmas Stocking {knitting} ~ Whitney designed this gorgeous Heirloom stocking to look like it was, “plucked from a mantle sixty or eighty or a hundred years ago”.  

Vintage Christmas Stockings

Snowflake Stocking

2.  Snowflake Stocking ~ The simplicity of these stockings is beautiful.  White felted wool was used for the stocking with handmade embroidered snowflakes.

Wool Christmas Stocking Tutorial

3.  Wool Christmas Stocking Tutorial ~ Make a new stocking for everyone in the family with this simple tutorial and free pattern. Wool was used for the stocking with and wool felt for the top fold over portion.  Embroidery your families names on the cuff of the stocking.

Sweater Stocking

4.  Recycled Sweater Stocking ~ One old sweater makes two gorgeous stockings!

Burlap Stocking Tutorial

Easy Burlap Stocking Tutorial

5.  Easy Burlap Stocking Tutorial ~ I have been wanting a set of Burlap Stockings and decided to make my own this year since I am doing Burlap Themed Christmas Decor, so if you’re looking to give your home a vintage rustic feel this Christmas then I highly recommend adding a set of Burlap Christmas Stockings!

Painted Burlap Stocking

6.  Painted Burlap Stocking ~ Create this darling shabby chic stocking using inexpensive burlap and muslin!

Red Stockings

How to Make a Christmas Stocking

7.  How to Make a Christmas Stocking ~ If you have an awesome fabric you want to show off this tutorial is the one for you.  Dress it up with fancy trim like pom pom and ric rac.

Red Christmas Stocking

8.  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.

Recycled T-shirt Stocking

9.  Recycled T-shirt Stocking ~ Make your own beautiful stockings from recycled t-shirts.  Quilt them for a fuller stocking.  

Santa Sacks

Make Santa Bag10.  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

Burlap Cutlery Stocking Tutorial

11.  Burlap Cutlery 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.  Knitted Mini Christmas Stocking 12.  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.

Printable Stocking Template

How to Make a Stocking 13.  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.

Christmas Stocking Tutorial {free pattern}

14.  Christmas Stocking Tutorial {free pattern} ~ I’m loving the pattern play with these adorable cuffed stockings.  Chevron stripes, polka dots, damask and pop pop trim are absolute perfection!

How to Sew a Stocking

15.  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.

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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.

Homemade Christmas Crafts Homemade Gift Ideas

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  1. How did you know I needed to make stockings?!!! Lovin all of these cute mantel worthy stockings! Thanks for linking up to Tips and Tricks!

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