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« on: June 16, 2007 01:29:54 PM »

When my sister and I were born my mother made us both personalised felt stockings (presumably by the time my brothers came along she'd had enough, as they got mass-produced sacks...), so last year I decided to make her her own, to replace the beat-up sock she'd been using. The body of the stocking was machine stitched (in approximately five minutes - next year I really will start my Christmas crafting before Christmas Eve...), and I blanket-stitched around all the decorative elements before sewing them on by hand with invisible thread.

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The back:

The back looks a little bit sparse, but I couldn't think of anything to go with the gingerbread men. If you've got any thoughts on that (so I can sneak them on next Christmas) or any other comments generally, please let me know!
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« Reply #1 on: June 16, 2007 06:58:31 PM »

There is nothing like a handmade stocking. Really nice job!
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« Reply #2 on: June 18, 2007 01:06:30 PM »

Really great!

To add on to the gingerbread men, maybe glasses of milk? Or gingerbread women?
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« Reply #3 on: June 18, 2007 04:37:20 PM »

Yhat's super cute...How about candy canes or yellow stars with the gingermen?
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« Reply #4 on: July 28, 2007 08:37:58 AM »

How about adding some little gingerbread houses?!
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