My great grandmother made each of her 14 great grandchildren a felt pieced stocking. Each one was came from a kit, but was hand stitched, embellished with beads and sequins. These served as an inspiration for my own children's stockings.  It is not my style to use a kit, so I designed stockings that suited my children's personalities. Using an applique technique, I used cut wool felt and other elements to create a winter scene on each stocking.  My Granny would be pleased to see someone carrying on her tradition of handmade stockings.   What traditions are you carrying on this holiday?  Do tell!  

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  1. Alicia Rencountre Da Silva says:

    Thank you for your post and for sharing what you’ve made for your daughters. It would be interesting to see what you’d make for yourself and for your husband. I think that would be a great line of stockings for the girls to see and as they grow up they can start to put things in them. Happy New year!

  2. Canton says:

    Exquisite! Wordlessly exquisite.

  3. mikaela says:

    Becca! They became so beautiful, lucky girls!

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