Stocking up for Christmas

I thought you might like to see what has become of my goldwork Rudolph. Well I had always intended him to decorate a child’s Christmas stocking. So I first set about making the stocking by quilting square scraps together and adding a linen section as a base to the goldwork.

I embroidered the name of the recipient in goldwork on the back and applied Rudolph to the front.

A little bit of hand stitching and a lining and this is what the final stocking looked like….

Rudolph is home….
The back of the stocking.

I really enjoyed making this stocking and am quite pleased with the results. Just hope they are enjoyed now for many years to come!

Happy stitching everyone.

About wybrow1966

My name is Deborah, and my earliest recollection of being creative is learning how to smock at primary school. We had a wonderful, white-haired lady who came in once a week to teach the 'girls' how to sew. I am not sure what the boys got up to during this time - but I never once felt as though I was missing out on anything. Now, as a primary teacher, I often give up evenings to teach enthusiastic children how to embroider. I am now just about to embarked into the world of blogging. Who knows if anyone will be interested, or if I can even keep it up. But here goes....
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14 Responses to Stocking up for Christmas

  1. claire93 says:

    well done!!! that’s a beautiful stocking, and Freys will treasure it for Christmases to come! I love the choice of colours for fabrics, so bright & cheerful and applauding you’re fussy cutting ^^ All those little snowglobe thingies – even at my age, I can never resist giving them a shake and watching the snow glitter fall ^^

  2. magpiesue says:

    That is truly a one-of-a-kind Christmas stocking! I hope it will be cherished for the treasure that it is.

  3. What a lovely present in itself – it is gorgeous. Hopefully it will be adored and cherished for many Christmases to come.

  4. Sally says:

    I love the Stockings, and what a lovely way to incorporate your embroidery and use up some quilting fabric. I think I will be borrowing this idea. Thank you for sharing.

  5. Absolutely gorgeous, and I am sure that the recipient is going to love it!

  6. Dima says:

    That’s so cute!

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