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This week it will be time to clear the turkey and start hanging the Christmas stockings!  If you are looking for some new ones this year and are feeling crafty here are 8 pretty Christmas Stocking Tutorials just for you.  With so many beautiful fabric choices out there, you are sure to find a Christmas stocking style to suit your holiday decor.  From classical Christmas to rustic and earthy, these are some beautiful stocking tutorials!


Christmas Stocking Tutorials

Quilted Christmas Stocking Tutorials from Camille Roskelley

Quilted Stocking from Camille Roskelley


Simple Christmas Stocking Tutorials from Fabricworm

Simple Stocking from Fabricworm


Classic Cuffed Stockings from Positively Splendid

Classic Cuffed Stockings from Positively Splendid


Embroidered Stockings from All About You

Embroidered Stockings from All About You


Gray Denim Stockings from His and Hers

Gray Denim Stockings from His and Hers


Embellished Stockings from Handmade and Homegrown

Embellished Stockings from Handmade and Homegrown


Burlap Stockings from Make It and Love It

Burlap Stockings from Make It and Love It


Ruffled Stocking from Create Kids Couture

Ruffled Stocking from Create Kids Couture


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Time for Santa’s little helpers to kick it into high gear with this Workshop Elves fabric bundle coordinated by the gals at Fabricworm!  A fun, Christmas combination of prints that all seem to theme around the simply gorgeous detail of the gnome avenue print.  How much fun could you have with some of these prints this Christmas!?



Here’s what’s in this week’s bundle:

Kona Water
Moda, Dandelions Linen Ocean
Alexander Henry, Gnome Avenue Wood/Brite
Lewis & Irene, Spruce Green
Lewis & Irene, Reindeer Green
Alexander Henry, North Pole Ditsy Chocolate
Lewis & Irene, Snowflakes Red
Marcus Fabrics, Burst Red
Josephine Kimberling, Candy Cane Stripe Red

Mix It Up Monday aims to help you coordinate fabrics from multiple collections to take the guess work out of your fabric selections.  I hope this week’s bundle inspires your next project!

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Pink Castle Fabrics – This weekend we are running 20% off all bundles with code BUNDLE20

Canton Village Quilt Works – All Christmas fabric are marked down by 15% from Saturday, November 22 through Sunday, November 23, 2014.  No code needed.

Fashionable Fabrics – Hundreds of fabric on sale for $7.50 or less. Plus many new Sewing Patterns and Fabrics for your Christmas projects.

Fabricworm – 10% off Riley Blake and Robert Kaufman fabrics. Sale starts now and goes until 11.26 at 8am PST

Sew Simple Fabrics - Shop closing sale! Get great deals on beautiful prints, but hurry, supplies won’t last long!

Check out the sale sections of your favorite shops for deep discounts on great fabric prints!

Canton Village Quilt Works – clearance section starting around $5/yard & up! Lots of Batiks for around $7!

Chit Chat Fabrics – sales section, right now, all reduced to $7/yard!

Crafter’s Vision – save an addition 15% on sale section & free shipping over $30!

Cuts of Cotton – find your favorite basics on sale, ranging $3.50-4.50 per half yard!

Fashionable Fabrics – lots of tempting fabrics in their sale section, ranging from about $4-$8/yard!

Fresh Squeezed Fabrics – sale section! All $6.50/yard!

Fabric Spark – sale section based in Canada!

Fabric Shoppe – sale/clearance section, diverse sale section for every need, lots of laminates!

Fabric Spot – sale section, with average $1-2 discount per yard!

Fabricworm – great weekly sales and sale section ranging from 10% – 60% off!

Fat Quarter Shop – lots of sales and weekly specials on bundles, notions, yardage beginning at $5.25/yard, kits, and much more!

Gorgeous Fabrics- take a look at the sale section! Lots of apparel fabrics!

Hawthorne Threads – huge sale section, starting at $4.99/yard!

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Marie Madeline Studio$6/yard section!

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I’m always searching for the cutest and most festive ornaments to share with you this time of year, and yesterday I came across the Holiday Stitch Along Ornament Club from Betz White.  You probably recognize Betz for her so cute wool teacup pincushions that were featured on Martha Stewart!  She out does herself again and again with each new creation and I just love this stitch along club!

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Aren’t those just adorable?  I’d love to see that owl peeking through the branches at me!  The club price is available until December 1st, and then after that the patterns are available in her Etsy and Craftsy shops.

You’ve just got to go visit Betz White’s Etsy shop because I’ve used the thesaurus and can’t come up with enough synonyms for cute, creative, adorable, beautiful, sweet…well you get it!


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Without fail, this time of year my most popular post is for a rag quilt Christmas stocking tutorial.  Sadly enough, that beautiful stocking’s tutorial link is no longer operational.  But I don’t want to leave you hanging because they really do make wonderful shabby chic, homey stockings.  So I searched far and wide and found another tutorial that might just help.  I think it is the beautiful blue, red, and green color palette that makes this one so appealing for Christmas.  The trend is to make everything “merry and bright”.

Here was the original beautiful Rag Quilt Stocking from wanna be crafty:

Rag Quilt Christmas Stocking

Rag Quilt Stocking by Nicole


Here is an alternatively beautiful Rag Quilt Christmas Stocking from A Vision to Remember:

Rag Quilt Christmas Stocking from A Vision to Remember

Rag Quilt Christmas Stocking from A Vision to Remember


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