My finished stocking measures more or less, 8 ¾” long x 7 ½” wide at the bottom and 5 ¼” wide at the top.
I drew the pattern freehand so yours might vary.
All seams are ¼”
Draw your patterns, one for the stocking, one for the cuff. Pin pattern to fabric and cut.
The top width of my stocking is 6” so I cut my cuff 6” wide x 5” long.
1. With right sides together, pin and sew each cuff to top edge of stocking front and back.
2. Press seam towards cuff.
|Attach cuff to stocking.|
|Sew on ribbons, buttons, beads ETC.|
4.Open out the pressed hem line and with right sides together, pin and stitch stocking front and cuff to stocking back and cuff (I zigzagged the seam also).
5. Clip seams almost to stitching line at curves.
6. Fold cuff in half towards the seam where you joined it to the stocking body
9. Fold the stocking toe towards the top, out of the way, bring the other ribbon end down and over the bottom and up to meet the other end of the stocking cuff sandwich .
10. Pin in place like you did with the other end of the ribbon.
11. Pin the rest of the pressed cuff edge over the seam.
12. Turn the stocking right side out and stitch the hem in place. (It was easier to sew this way).
At this point it looks like you attached the ribbon upside down, you didn’t.
|Handle at the top.|
My grandson Brian came over to help/learn to pressure can food.
He learned the basics of canning meat and stock/ broth
and helped/ learned how to make a chicken pot pie from scratch.
I sent him home with the pie and a few other goodies.
|Don't tell the Hubby!|