Iron on Christmas Stocking

Iron on Christmas Stocking

This is a fun way to make a quick fabric ornament that looks like it was crazy quilted. You can take it a step further and make it a ‘signature’ ornaments – having family or friends sign their names in the sections of the design. The iron-on threads give you a quick decorative thread embellishment.

See this project and more ornament sewing tutorials in 6 Sew Easy to Make Christmas Ornaments, a free eBook to download!

Iron-on Christmas Stocking

Materials:

  • Iron-on 1/8” Ribbon in 6130 Red, 6225 Gold, 6350 Green
  • 3” x 4” Kreinik Teflon Press Cloth
  • Mini iron or household iron
  • 4 1/2” X 4 1/2” white print fabric
  • Sequins (small) 6 red, 4 green, 4 gold
  • Sewing machine
  • White all-purpose thread
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Fabric glue
  • Template

Steps:

  1. Turn your iron onto the highest heat setting and let it heat thoroughly.
     
  2. Trace and cut out the stocking template. Place template onto doubled white print fabric and cut out.
     
  3. Referring to template for placement, iron the 1/8’ Ribbon; lay the thread at a starting point, cover with the Teflon press cloth, and press for several seconds until the thread adheres. Continue in this way, working the design in sections. Refer to the photo for color location.
     
  4. Pin stocking right sides together and sew around stocking, leaving top open, using a 1/4” seam allowance. Turn under 3/8” to inside of stocking and stitch around top of stocking 1/4” from edge.
     
  5. Cut a piece of 1/8” red Iron-on Ribbon 8 1/2” long, and fold in half. Iron the raw ends to inside of stocking (always use your Teflon press cloth).
     
  6. Glue sequins to stocking using fabric glue; refer to photo for color and placement.


Kreinik threads available through needlework stores or www.kreinik.com.  

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