Create DIY Christmas stockings and personalize your mantel decor with these nifty ideas!
Awesome DIY Christmas Stockings You Will Want to Make
1. Monogram Christmas Stockings
Of course, the red and green Christmas colors will always be dear to us, but we love to go down the less-beaten path once in a while. These plain white and teal shaded felt Chrismas stockings, for instance, may not be your go-to shades, but they embody the frosty holiday spirit. The monogram and embellishments are also the icing on the cake!
2. Cute DIY Santa Stockings
Bring cheer to your handmade Christmas stockings with this twist: Curly toe tips! If you're looking specifically for a Christmas stocking pattern with cuff, then this is it. Follow this video tutorial from Fleece Fun and make homemade stockings in time for Christmas!
3. Burlap Christmas Stockings
Want to go for the rustic Christmas decor this holiday season? Check out these darling burlap Christmas stockings and they could be just what you need. It sure adds a rustic vibe to your holiday decor!
4. Sweater Christmas Stockings
Repurpose your old sweaters into cozy Christmas stockings because…why not? This idea is perfect especially if you are on a budget this holiday. It would also be fun to add a fur cuff or embellishments to the stocking so it looks all the more perfect for Christmas.
5. No Sew Christmas Stockings
Do you have zero sewing skills? No biggie, because this no-sew Christmas stocking will do the trick. This Christmas stocking project is good for sewing beginners and even kids who want to get into the Christmas spirit!
6. Simple DIY Christmas Stockings
These simple DIY Christmas stockings are a festive way to hold some treats and gifts for your loved ones. It may look time-consuming to make, but with the free stocking pattern and easy instructions, you will pull this off in one sitting. You don't have to sew cuffs separately because folding an inch or two of the top part will give you the cuff you want in the stockings!
7. DIY Felt Christmas Stockings
What's amazing about felt fabrics is how easy they are to work with whether it's no-sew, machine, or hand-sewing. This tutorial for a pair of warm and cozy Christmas stockings is so easy, it'll be just like child's play!
8. Christmas DIY Elf Stockings
I just had to share this Christmas stocking tutorial with you crafters because don't you find it adorable? These handmade holiday elf stockings with curlicue toes are so charming, it'll be worth your effort. We also suspect they will put a smile on your family's face.
9. Fur Flannel Christmas Stockings
Some like it classic and traditional, and some go for more elegant Christmas stockings. If you're for the latter, this fur and flannel stockings tutorial with a pattern matches your taste. Your faux fur and flannel cuttings will now find some good use this holiday season!
10. Easy Sew Christmas Stockings
Don't want to stress over another complicated holiday project? Try these easy-sew DIY Christmas stockings, which are perfect for beginners. You might also want to try this DIY stocking hangers tutorial to complement your DIY Christmas mantel decorations.
Check out this video from Craft Factory for 3 more easy Christmas stocking ideas you can make in a jiffy:
There you have it, crafters! A neat list of 10 DIY Christmas stockings to spruce up your fireplace mantel. Now you know where to get inspiration and instructions to make personalized Christmas stockings. Break out your crafting stash and find out which DIY Christmas stockings you can make with your supplies. Have an exciting time decorating for the holidays!
Which one of these DIY Christmas Stockings will you make this weekend? Let me know in the comments section below.
Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on December 9, 2015, and updated for quality and relevancy.