Monday, December 19, 2011

Elsie's Stocking

Elsie is no longer stockingless. Phew. 

It's inspired by this one I saw from Land of Nod. Mine has a different shape, but I like it's chunkiness. I used that linen I use for everything (like here, here, and here) and felt and rid rac from Sewn

I love the graphic print on the inside too. I'm so happy with the way this turned out and how bubble-gum happy yum-yum candy Christmas it is. That is not how any of our other Christmas stuff is, but none of that really matches either. I like our mismatchy stockings for now, but there might be more stocking making going on next year.

I used the leftover felt and some green I already had to make Hendrix his own tree to decorate. Simplest thing ever, but he was beside himself squealing with joy over this felt tree. See Angela's much cuter version here.

I have been sewing gifts like a mad woman all week, but I still have a lot to do. I love the pressure though, feels like college days. I'm sure I won't be checking back in here until after the holidays, so have a very happy Christmas!


  1. love the stocking! i desperately need to make stockings. i'm tentatively scheduling it for next april. and the tree? perfection.

  2. Merry Christmas to you, too, Jessica! The stocking is so cute; I adore the text print inside! And the tree for Hendrix is fun; I'm sure he will get hours of enjoyment from that!

  3. Love the stocking! And your felt tree looks so fun too.

  4. You made the stocking! And it turned out perfect!!! It would go so nicely with my pillow, too! ;)

  5. I saw this on flickr - just absolutely darling!

  6. i found your blog through stitched in color and i loved all of your suggestions on rachael's 'scrap attack' post. sooo funny.

    you're stocking is awesome. i love the print on the inside. the print on the inside contrasts so nicely with the bold colors on the outside.

    i just started writing a blog post about how christmas week reminds me of finals week. on one hand, i wish i would've started earlier, but on the other, i find myself thriving on the pressure and adrenaline of it all.


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