• How to Sew Lined Stockings
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    How to Sew a Lined Christmas Stocking – with free pattern!

    In this tutorial, I’ll teach you how to sew a lined Christmas stocking.  I’ve created a free pattern that you can download to make it easier to follow along, but it’s easy enough to make your own pattern as well. Before we get started, let me tell you a little story.  For Christmas 2019, I planned on making my family a set of matching Christmas stockings with our names embroidered on the cuff.   I wanted to make stockings for me, my husband, our son, and even our unborn baby – really planning ahead so that I don’t procrastinate on the fourth stocking and so that all four stockings would exactly…

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    Christmas Star Table Runner (with printable pattern)

    It’s almost Christmas in July!  Today I’m sharing this quick table runner I made last Christmas.  You’ll have plenty of time to whip one up as a gift before the season hits. This project was inspired by this sweet mitten, ice skate, and Christmas wreathe print.  I love Christmas, but I’m not very into the traditional red and green colour combination.  I love this print because the green is toned down to a pale hue.  I also found this adorable white-on-green snowflake print online that matched perfectly. The finished measurement is 12.5″ x 36.5″.  You can make this longer by creating additional blocks; adjust the materials accordingly. Supplies Focal fabric: 4…