Saturday, October 07, 2006

Handcrafted Christmas Stocking

As you can see I have been busy with Christmas items already. You need to get a good head start otherwise the Holidays will be upon you before you know it. This Stocking is made with Red Heart Yarn and is adorned with river pearls. What I like about making this stocking is that it has given me a window into making socks. It is not hard, but it is not that easy either. I have the yarn for socks and the hooks, let's see when I start making my own socks. LOL.

I have been working on my quilting techniques and it is a learning experience. Getting to know your sewing machine is paramount if you want to be successful in aiding yourself in your quilting experience. Some things may have to be done by hand , because your machine can not handle it's thickness.

Thanks for stopping by and come back again.


Anonymous said...

I love the stocking Andy !!! Great job.

Anonymous said...

Lovely stocking! I especially like the tree.

LadyLinoleum said...

I love it! And you're right about getting started early. Thanks for the reminder!

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