• holiday pillow pattern with embroidered stockings

    Holiday Pillow Pattern & Stocking Embroidery Design

    Holiday Pillow Pattern with Fur Stocking Machine Embroidery designed by Ellen March This holiday pillow pattern showcases machine embroidered appliquéd stockings that have a faux-fur cuff made completely with Sulky Filaine thread! After embroidery, the thread is brushed with the wire Filaine brush, to “bloom” the thread and create a faux-fur effect. Sulky Poly Star™ thread is used for the stocking outline to add some festive sparkle. The 30 wt. thread is polyester with flecks of metallic running through it, so it’s the easiest metallic thread to sew! The pillowcase base is sewn in luxurious wool felt by The Felt Pod and is stuffed with Poly-Fil from Fairfield World. To…

  • In-the-Hoop Christmas Stocking Tutorial

    In-the-Hoop Christmas Stocking by Pamela Cox Stitch this Christmas Stocking to use as decoration, a gift, or to fill with goodies!  It is made in two “in-hoop” sections:  the embroidered stocking, and the lining, with finishing touches stitched on a sewing machine. Don’t be afraid of the high stitch count for the patterned stocking front. The rows are decorative patterns, so the stitches are all small. It stitches up quicker than you might imagine. Supplies: 1/4 yard wool felt 1/4 yard lining fabric 5-1/2” decorative cording Topstitch Needles: 100/16 – use with wool felt 80/12 – use with lining Sulky® Stabilizers: Sticky +™ Soft ’n Sheer™ Thread: Sulky 40 wt.…