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    Mini Pet Stocking with Hand Embroidery

    Mini Pet Stocking Personalized with Holiday Cheer Hand Embroidery Whip up a mini pet stocking and personalize it with a name and adorable hand embroidered motif. This same stocking size works well as an advent garland, too! Create 12 mini stockings, string them together and add a gift for the 12 days of Christmas. SUPPLIES Sulky Felty™ (two sheets in desired color) coordinating print cotton fabric (lining) Holiday Cheer Hand Embroidery Kit (contains 10 spools of Sulky Cotton Petites™ Thread, one sheet of Felty, 10 hand embroidery designs and a sample of Sulky Stick ‘n Stitch™ with two printed designs) German Wooden Embroidery Hoop (optional) Hand Embroidery Needle Chalk Pencil…

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    Christmas Gift Making – Get a Head Start

    Christmas Gift Making get a head start on handmade holiday creations Christmas gift lists may not be on your radar yet. But, we’re more than halfway to Christmas, so it’s time to think about Christmas gift making and figure out how to fit it into our schedule. Here are our top picks for Christmas gifts you can start now and finish before the clock strikes midnight on Christmas Eve. NEW BABY GIFT By starting on handmade gifts now, you’ll have time to create personalized stockings for a new baby joining the family this year. Our Velvet Stocking is personalized with a hand embroidered alphabet design. CHRISTMAS GIFTS FOR KIDS Our…

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    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 Sparkle™ 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.…