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Handmade Christmas Stockings
Handmade Christmas Stockings
Handmade Christmas stockings remain among some of the more popular Christmas items people love to make, and there's no lack of designs and styles you can choose from; whether you create your own blueprints for them or not.
Even with some of the very fancy looking Christmas stockings you can buy today, there is something about a homemade Christmas stocking which, even if not to the quality standards of machine made Christmas stockings, at least include the warmth and importance that someone you loved made it. It is usually considered a far more important family heirloom than one bought from a manufacturer.
I still have my knit Christmas stockings my mother made for me and my children, and they're still the ones I appreciate the most, even though there are better quality in the sense of how they look and the design.
Anyway, I've included a few photos of some handmade Christmas stockings; some made from designs of the artisan, to those designed by others. Either way, they add a personal touch a pre-made Christmas stocking just isn't able to offer.
- 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...
- Quilted Christmas Stocking
Quilted Christmas stockings, while having a unique look in most cases (where you can easily identify it's quilting), on the other hand, can also offer some interesting patterns which are great designs, but which look different than what most of us...
Nutcracker Christmas Stocking
The nutcracker has been a big part of Christmas for a long time, and the Nutcracker ballet I'm sure is a big part of that popularity.
For the Christmas stocking below with the nutcracker figure on it, it's a needlepoint stocking which has a lot of fun elements that would be challenging to work with. I personally like how it looks.
Handmade Nutcracker Christmas Stocking
- 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...
- 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...
Handmade Santa Stocking
I very much like this handmade Santa stocking, and the hat and face of Santa are just outstanding. Of course that assumes we put that guy together right. The fullness of the beard and richness of Santa's cap are terrific to me.
Santa Stocking - Needlepoint
- Christmas Cross Stitch for 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 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...
Handmade Knit Christmas Stockings
This particular batch of Christmas stockings remind me of those made by my mother long ago. While the designs are different as far as the images go, the overall length and color is very similar. Great, knit Christmas stockings.
Variety Christmas Stockings
- 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...
- Giant Christmas Stockings
Giant, large Christmas stockings are an extremely fun way to add a novelty aspect to your Christmas fun and decor. 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...
Handmade Angel Christmas Stocking
Angels always work great at Christmas time, and this needlepoint angel stocking is fantastic. Although I'm not sure it was planned that way, I do like the lighter green wings of the angel with the darker tree being held by the angel. The brown or tan robes of the angel look great too.
Angel Christmas Stocking
- 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
Handmade Christmas Stocking of Santa Reading to Little Girl
What a beautiful Christmas stocking here that absolutely captures the essence of what it would be for Santa to have a little child on his lap reading to her while she falls asleep under the cadence of his words.
I love the nodded head of the little girl leaning against Santa. Fantastic!
- 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...
Wonderful Handmade Christmas Stockings
As you can see from these many handmade Christmas stockings, they can look as good or better than many of those you buy already made. But let's face it, it's the love and memories connected to the one that made it for us that make handmade Christmas stockings so wonderful. And the fact that they can also look great is just an added bonus.