Christmas Cross Stitch for Stockings
Joy of Using Cross Stitch to Make Great Christmas Stockings
Cross stitch is among my favorite looking Christmas stocking images, as the quality is always very high and the scenes are fantastic to look at.
A great secondary use of cross stitch Christmas stockings is for adding to the quality of your Christmas décor (for some that's the primary use). As you'll see below, this is a fantastic way to make things in your home look even better for the Christmas holiday season.
Of course the usual use of a Christmas stocking applies when making a cross stitch stocking, and when you make them to cater to the interests and likes of your loved ones it's a great way show them you care, as well as delighting them with something they really enjoy. Many times that's done be including the name of the family members on the stockings.
The other side of making a Christmas cross stitch stocking is the work on it itself. Just like any type of artwork, it's a work of love, not just for the one you're making it for, but also for your own personal satisfaction of making and completing a project.
- Needlepoint Christmas Stocking
A handmade Christmas gift, after all is said and done, has the most lasting memories of any Christmas gift, and one of those that are fantastic is a needlepoint Christmas stocking. Very few things capture the heart of a loved one than the loving...
- Christmas Stocking Hangers and Holders
Christmas stocking holders can range anywhere from very simple pieces made only to hold a Christmas stocking, to pieces that can complement the stocking through having a similar element of color, to being a major part of your Christmas décor. No...
Santa Cross Stitch Christmas Stocking
There is not one of the cross stitch Christmas stockings below I don't find extraordinary, and surely they'll inspire you in a number of ways; either to buy one, or to make one of your own.
The Santa stocking below is always a relevant Christmas stocking theme, and the way it fits in with almost any Christmas decor makes it a good choice.
Using the scene all of us as children dreamed of in attempting to find the elusive Santa Claus is a great choice. The design is gorgeous and captures that magical time of our childhood.
Cross Stitch Santa Stocking
- Christmas Stocking Patterns
Finding a good Christmas stocking pattern isn't that hard to do, and depending on the commitment you have to a project, there's a Christmas stocking pattern out there for everybody, whether it's for knitting, crochet, cross stitch, sewing or...
- Embroidered Christmas Stockings
Embroidered Christmas stockings can be absolutely stunning, and while many are done by machines, a large number of women still prefer the challenge and enjoyment of embroidering their own Christmas stocking designs, as well as Christmas designs on...
Winter Scene Cross Stitch Stocking
This winter family scene of a cross stitch Christmas stocking has it all in my opinion. The fantastic blue background and foreground are tremendous. And the family walking toward their decorated home with the wonderful lights and dogs running with the children is breathtaking to me.
Of course the excitement captured of dad dragging the Christmas tree behind him as they all head to the house says it all. Great cross stitch stocking pattern.
- Giant Christmas Stockings
Giant, large Christmas stockings are an extremely fun way to add a novelty aspect to your Christmas fun and décor. Some of these huge Christmas stockings can be very tall; others very wide; while some are both tall and wide. One thing I think of...
Looking at Santa in Window Cross Stitch Stocking
Here's another high quality cross stitch stocking in what seems to be Santa being caught in the house by someone looking from outside the window. The jolly look on Santa's face is precious, and that old time sled leaning against the house really adds to the wonderful feel that comes with the scene.
- Dog Christmas Stockings
Dog Christmas stockings are probably the most popular pet Christmas stocking, and they can range from playful types that have funny lines like "Yappy Christmas" on them, to gorgeous breed-themed Christmas stockings that are close to
- Applique Christmas Stocking
An applique Christmas stocking is a really fun stocking to look at and have as your own, or make or buy for others. My favorite thing about them is the three-dimensional look they have after all the overlays. In general, to understand what an...
Child Sneaking a Peek Cross Stitch Christmas Stocking
I really like it when someone designs something that captures something we all treasure, and that's the moments we all have when we know the presents are under the tree and just have to have a peek to see how many there are. This cross stitch pattern does a great job of conveying that message.
Peeking at Christmas Tree
- Red Christmas Stockings
Traditional red Christmas stockings never go out of style, and even the most plain ones still work great; both as a stocking for stuffing little goodies and delights in, as well as using as part of your Christmas décor. The other part of red...
- Cat Christmas Stocking
Besides dogs, cat Christmas stockings are the favorite among pet Christmas stockings, and there are a lot of fun ones to choose from. Cat stockings have everything from pictures of funny looking cats on them, to stockings you can buy with toys...
Great Cross Stitch Winter Scenery Pattern
This final photo of a winter and Christmas scene underscores why cross stitch is such a satisfying medium or tool to use to make these fantastic Christmas stockings. This is not only a stocking, but a terrific work of art; and how satisfying it would be to make something like this.
Blue Background Cross Stitch Christmas Stocking
- Plush Christmas Stockings
Plush Christmas stockings have a great look and feel, and are among my favorites when deciding on a new Christmas stocking for others or myself. Although most plush Christmas stockings look good to me, velvet is probably my favorite material used...
- Pet Christmas Stocking
More than likely the only more compelling Christmas stocking than a baby's are those we get for our pets, which can be expressed in a variety of ways. I've seen some people have images of their favorite dog embedded on the Christmas stocking,...
Cross Stitch Christmas Stockings as Christmas Décor
After looking at these cross stitch Christmas stocking designs and patterns, you can see why I said they are not only for the traditional use of filling a stocking with fun things, but for the additional use of making and creating some fantastic images that add to your Christmas décor in a magnificent way.
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