Updated: Tutorial can be found here.
I finally mustered up the guts to try making my own burlap stocking. I had grand plans of making three of them yesterday afternoon. One for me, one for Alex, and a mini one for Roary.
I didn't really anticipate that it would take me ALL DAY and ALL NIGHT to finish one of them. Egads! I had no idea what I was doing. I analyzed my burlap stocking inspiration photos and decided that I wanted: a cuff, white fabric, ruffles, and flowers.
None of the how-to-sew-a-stocking videos on You Tube explained how to make one with a cuff. I had to wing it. I had also never sewn a stocking or a pleated ruffle or a fabric rosette before. It was tricky and I did mess up quite a few times. Let's hope round two goes a little more smoothly. ;)
I am really happy with how it turned out. I especially love how Alex thinks he's getting twigs and pinecones for Christmas. Hee hee!
Once I'm done all three I'll hang them on the living room railing. For now though, I'll hang this one on a pretty little doorknob in the front entrance.
And now for my little photo shoot:
P.S. Let me know if you are interested in a tutorial. No guarantees it'll be any good, though..... :)
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