Embellished Wool Stockings
My inspiration for this Christmas arrived when I found these two vintage wool blankets at a local antique shop. When, what to my wondering eyes should appear, but price tags for $12 each. Umm. SOLD.
The blue and green blanket had stockings written all over it. I made a pattern, because that is how I roll, but Martha Stewart has a whole tutorial on how to make these here. I made sure the fringy goodness was at the top.
I sewed them together from four inches down from the top using 1/2 ” seam allowances and then turned them right sides out (1). Then I sewed the top four inches of cuff, folded it down and pressed (2). The fun part is embellishing the stockings. I used locker number tags to embellish the cuff and I added leather cord and bells for hanging instead of a tab