approx. 3" by 4 1/2"
8" by 2 1/2"
Piece Pleated with 3 half space rows
2 pleats out on each side to have a flat area for a seam allowance.
Pleated piece tied off to match guide
laid on right side of stocking with right side of pleated piece up. Use
a dab of glue stick to keep sides and top of pleated piece in place. If
the glue stick is to untraditional, you could use straight pins! Since
these are just ornaments the glue stick is faster when you need to make
dozens for a SAGA meeting!
Place lining pieces
place right sides together to stocking and sewn across the tops only.
Make sure your pleated piece is neater than shown, all edges should line
up before sewing.
pieces up and lay the back onto the front piece with right sides
together. Sew around the entire stocking from one x to the other x,
leaving a 1 1/2" opening to turn right sides out. Turn right side
out and whip the opening in the lining closed.
Smock a cable
on the first row.
Then on the
1st half space row to the second smock a 1 step 1/2 space trellis.
Then on the
2nd half space row to the third smock repeat a 1 step 1/2 space trellis.
Make a twisted
cord loop and attach to stocking to hang on your tree.
approximately a yard of string (what ever kind you want to used) ,
metallic floss, six stranded floss, pearl cotton #8.Flod in half and
with the ends in one hand and the loop in the other twist the looped end
until string kinks up on itself big time! Always hold the string
out taunt until you are ready for the next step.
this string in both hands put the middle around the spindle of the
bobbin winder and ease up on the string. Watch the string twist together
to make a beautiful cord! Tie both ends together in a tight knot
and trim, attach and sew to your stocking.
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