Stylish Christmas Stockings You Can Make
These adorable DIY stockings are easier than you'd think, and they're easy on the wallet.
If you’re anything like me and you’ve been to the stores shopping for basic holiday gear, you’ve probably noticed that holiday pricing doesn’t exactly put you in the Christmas spirit. By the time you’ve bought enough stockings for the whole family, there’s no more money left for the stocking stuffers. Lucky for you, you’ve got a passion for creating. And we’re here to help you make Christmas stockings that are just as (I think more!) stylish as store-bought stockings with a price tag anyone can handle.
Are you looking for a traditional color palette in a fun design? Make this adorable pointy-toed elf stocking. Kids will love the festive design, and no one will ever know you didn’t buy it. Of course, if you were to brag, we couldn’t blame you. This stocking is amazing!
Make This: Elf Christmas Stocking
For a custom look with a rustic vibe, try your hand at this burlap and chalkboard Christmas stocking. It’s so easy to make, you could even skip the wrapping paper and name tags this year. Simply gift all your presents in this charming, homemade stocking.
Make This: Burlap and Chalkboard Christmas Stocking
You may have an elf on your shelf, so how about an elf stocking on your mantel? Make it in any color scheme to match your Christmas decor. The fun pointed toes and jingle bells are guaranteed to make the kids smile. Get the instructions and pattern >>
Cuddly Warm Stocking
This is the perfect project for the beginner seamstress. With just a little bit of fleece and some embroidery thread, you can sew up a fleece stocking in no time. Get the instructions and pattern >>
Reused Coffee Bags
For a creative and economical take on the classic stocking, use a colorful coffee bag to give your holiday decor an earthy, handmade touch.
Originally from Upcycle Coffee Bags Into Christmas Stockings
Henna-Inspired With Tassels
By using a stencil with gold fabric paint and glittery accents you can create a look that is both sophisticated and bohemian. Download the pattern and get the instructions >>
This pretty stocking is elegant yet still very casual with its layers of gently frayed ruffles. It looks especially charming when contrasted against a natural brick or rustic stone fireplace. Get the instructions and pattern >>
If you are looking for an easy stocking tutorial, or just a fun way to enhance a plain white stocking, try a little fabric dye. Dip-dying can be also be a fun project to do with kids. Get the instructions and pattern >>
These boots were made for hanging by the chimney with care. Give a pair of old go-go boots new life by transforming them into unique stockings for your mantel. Get the instructions and pattern >>
Ribbons + Feathers
Do you have a pile of ribbons you’ve saving for just the right project? Here it is, a one-of-kind holiday stocking made with ribbon scraps and adorned with a feathers and beads. Download the pattern and easy instructions >>
Use burlap or canvas to create this easy-to-sew stocking. A chalkboard name plate lets you change your mind about who your gift recipient is going to be. Get the instructions and pattern >>
Inspired by Nature
Burlap goes with everything, especially when it's accented with lovely silver polka dots! Trim the top with deep green moss to bring a hint of greenery into your home this Christmas.
Originally from Make Moss-Trimmed Burlap Christmas Stockings
No Time to Sew? Trick Out a Store-Bought Stocking
Here’s a great way to get the kids involved in the holiday decorating: Have them customize their own stocking. Some sticky felt, a few bells, thread and some glue with create treasured creations that will evoke fun memories for years to come. Get the instructions >>
Here is another holiday craft that is perfect to make with kids. Use a store-bought stocking or sew one with our simple pattern then let the kids loose with colorful pompoms and glue. Get the instructions >>
The perfect marriage of rustic simplicity and Bohemian style combines traditional burlap fabric with brightly colored tassels for a whimsical, homemade look. Get the instructions and pattern >>
Don’t forget about these funky Christmas stockings. Their cool prints and unique shapes are sure to make them a showstopper at your very own Christmas shindig!