Monogrammed Christmas Stocking Sewing Tutorial by The Stitch it! Sisters

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Monogrammed Christmas Stocking Sewing Tutorial by The Stitch it! Sisters

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NEW! Monogrammed Christmas Stocking Sewing Tutorial by The Stitch it! SistersSew our Monogrammed Christmas Stocking with warm Christmas Fabrics. From elegant to whimsical, Christmas stockings are a great way to add a pop of holiday cheer to any room. Plus, they can readily be sewn in just a few hours of enjoyable sewing! The sewing is fun and easy –even for beginners– with our step-by-step Monogrammed Christmas Stocking Sewing Tutorial featuring our “flat” construction and monogram appliqué methods, below, pattern includes Classic Timesaving Tips by Nancy Zieman! Plus shop our Countdown To Christmas Sale at ShopNZP.com!

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Monogrammed Christmas Stocking Sewing Tutorial

NEW! 2020 Monogrammed Christmas Stocking Sewing Tutorial by Team NZP

This project uses 1/4″ seam allowances. Read all instructions before beginning.

Approximate finished size: 14-1/2″ x 19″ ea.

Our Exclusive Monogrammed Christmas Stocking, by the Stitch it! Sisters, goes together in an afternoon of sewing and features an appliqued monogram—made from four Christmas Cotton Fabrics, pre-made piping, and Pellon Wonder-Under. Sew one or more of our festive stocking design with our super-easy step-by-step sewing tutorial, below.

NEW! 2020 Monogrammed Christmas Stocking Sewing Tutorial by Team NZP

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Stocking Pattern

Printing Tips

  • Print the stocking template at 80%. It’s a large image so opt to “tile large pages” if applicable. The template will print on four pages. After assembled and cut out—stocking shape will measure approximately 14- 1/2″ x 19″.
  • Download the Stocking Template PDF and save to your computer’s desktop.
  • Open the PDF and select “File”, then select “Print”.
  • Select “Poster” or “Tile” under “Page Sizing & Handling”.
  •  Set “Tile Scale” to 80%.
  • Check the “Cut marks” box.
  • Click “Print”.

Please feel free to email Team NZP with questions at [email protected]. We’re glad to help!

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Monogram Appliqué

Monogram Applique Letters, Numbers & Frame

 

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Pre-shrink fabrics by steaming and pressing, and steaming and pressing a second time, and then spray press and starch fabric with June Tailor’s Quilter’s Starch Savvy— press and starch, press and starch.

Create the Monogram Appliqué:

Note: Follow directions below for making one Monogrammed Christmas Stocking!

  • Cut one 6″ fabric square from Christmas Traditions Words Cream Fabric for appliqué background frame, or background shape behind the monogram.

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  • Cut one 6″ fabric square from Confetti Cotton Solid Off White for appliqué background frame underling. Or, use a 6″ off-white fabric square from your fabric stash.

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NEW! 2020 Monogrammed Christmas Stocking Sewing Tutorial by Team NZP Available Nancy Zieman Productions at ShopNZP.com

  • With pencil, trace reversed letter on smooth paper-side of Wonder-Under 4″ square.

 

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  • With pencil, trace appliqué background frame on one smooth paper-side of Wonder-Under 6″ square.

NEW! 2020 Monogrammed Christmas Stocking Sewing Tutorial by Team NZP

  • Following manufacturer’s instructions, place rough side of Wonder-Under 4″ square to wrong side of red cotton 4″ square fabric square. Press with dry iron. Allow to cool.

NEW! Monogrammed Christmas Stocking Sewing Tutorial & FREE! Applique Printable by Team NZP

 

  • Following manufacturer’s instructions, place rough side of second Wonder-Under 6″ square to wrong side of Christmas Traditions Words 6″ fabric square. Press with dry iron. Allow to cool.

NEW! 2020 Monogrammed Christmas Stocking Sewing Tutorial by Team NZP

 

  • Remove paper backing from  Wonder-Under and place wrong side of Confetti Cotton Solid Off White 6″ square to wrong side of Christmas Traditions 6″ square. Press with dry iron
  • and Non-Stick Teflon Pressing Sheet. Allow to cool.

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Underlining, or fusing a second layer of fabric the background frame fabric, will help prevent the stocking fabric front from showing through the applique frame background fabric!

 

NEW! 2020 Monogrammed Christmas Stocking Sewing Tutorial by Team NZP

 

  • Following manufacturer’s instructions, place rough side of Wonder-Under frame tracing 6″ square to wrong side of Confetti Cotton Solid Off White 6″ square. Press with dry iron. Allow to cool.

NEW! 2020 Monogrammed Christmas Stocking Sewing Tutorial & FREE! Applique Printable by Team NZP

  • Using scissors, cut out monogram and background frame appliqués.

NEW! 2020 Monogrammed Christmas Stocking Sewing Tutorial by Team NZPNEW! 2020 Monogrammed Christmas Stocking Sewing Tutorial by Team NZP

  • Gently remove paper backing from monogram appliqué.
  • Center monogram appliqué on center of appliqué background frame, using a 5-in-1 Sliding Gauge.

NEW! 2020 Monogrammed Christmas Stocking Sewing Tutorial by Team NZP

NEW! 2020 Monogrammed Christmas Stocking Sewing Tutorial by Team NZP

 

Create the Stocking

 

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You’re the designer! The stocking front may be made from Wild At Heart Buffalo Plaid Black or Wild At Heart Bears! Note: The stocking pattern is directional, so be sure to cut out the stocking front and stocking back in opposite directions! Tip: Place stocking front fabric to stocking back fabric –wrong sides together– before cutting!

 

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  • Then, lay the stocking pattern on the lining fabric and cut two lining pieces for each stocking. We’re making three stockings!

NEW! 2020 Monogrammed Christmas Stocking Sewing Tutorial by Team NZP

  • For one stocking, cut two Pellon Fleece  Batting layers. We’re making three stockings!

NEW! 2020 Monogrammed Christmas Stocking Sewing Tutorial by Team NZP

NEW! 2020 Monogrammed Christmas Stocking Sewing Tutorial by Team NZP

Apply Appliqué

  • Remove paper backing from monogram appliqué. Using a 5-in-1 Sliding Gauge, position monogram appliqué in center of stocking front, about 5″ down from top edge.
  • Using a dry iron, and Non-Stick Teflon Pressing Sheet, press monogram appliqué to stocking front.

NEW! 2020 Monogrammed Christmas Stocking Sewing Tutorial by Team NZP

NEW! Monogrammed Christmas Stocking Sewing Tutorial by The Stitch it! Sisters

  • Set machine for an applique stitch, blanket stitch, or medium zigzag stitch (3.5 mm width, 1.4 mm length).
  • Stitch around outside edges of appliqué background frame.

NEW! Monogrammed Christmas Stocking Sewing Tutorial by The Stitch it! Sisters

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Use a Knee Lifter/Free Hand System, when stitching machine applique designs. Conveniently keep your hands on your project – while lifting and lowering the presser foot with your knee!

 

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  • Stitch around Monogram Letter edges.

NEW! Monogrammed Christmas Stocking Sewing Tutorial by The Stitch it! Sisters

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When stitching –or appliquéing– monogram to stocking front, stop with needle down on the outside of appliqué fabric when turning outside curves or corners; and stop with needle down on the inside of appliqué fabric when turning inside curves and corners! Always test stitches on a sample appliqué number– fused to a fabric scrap.

 

NEW! Monogrammed Christmas Stocking Sewing Tutorial by The Stitch it! Sisters

NEW! Monogrammed Christmas Stocking Sewing Tutorial by The Stitch it! Sisters

NEW! Monogrammed Christmas Stocking Sewing Tutorial by The Stitch it! Sisters

 

Create the Stocking

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Cover table surface with Pattern Making Paper, when using Quilter’s Basting Spray. We’re showing the stocking back – in the photo below.

NEW! 2020 Monogrammed Christmas Stocking Sewing Tutorial by Team NZP

NEW! Monogrammed Christmas Stocking Sewing Tutorial by The Stitch it! Sisters

  • Align long cut edge of piping to cut edge of stocking front right side.
  • Stitch piping to the right edge, lower stocking, and left edge of the stocking front. No need to apply piping at stocking top edge!

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Set machine for a slightly longer stitching length, such as 3.0 mm, when stitching piping in place.

 

NEW! Monogrammed Christmas Stocking Sewing Tutorial by The Stitch it! Sisters

  • Optional: Baste stocking front top edge to fleece top edge.

NEW! Monogrammed Christmas Stocking Sewing Tutorial by The Stitch it! Sisters

  • Place stocking front and lining front, right sides together. Wonder Clip or Pin along stocking front top edges.
  • Stitch using a 1/4″ seam allowance, and attach stocking front to lining front, at top edge.

NEW! Monogrammed Christmas Stocking Sewing Tutorial by The Stitch it! Sisters

  • Press seam flat. Then press seam toward lining.

NEW! 2020 Monogrammed Christmas Stocking Sewing Tutorial by Team NZP

  • Edgestitch, or understitch, through all layers at lining top edge.

NEW! Monogrammed Christmas Stocking Sewing Tutorial by The Stitch it! Sisters

  • Meet stocking front to lining front – wrong sides together. Press, then reopen flat.

NEW! 2020 Monogrammed Christmas Stocking Sewing Tutorial by Team NZP

Create Hanging Loop

  • Cut a red fabric rectangle 2-1/2″ W x 6-1/2″ L.
  • Fold rectangle in half lengthwise. Press. Optional: Use a Tailors Clapper to set folded crease.

NEW! 2020 Monogrammed Christmas Stocking Sewing Tutorial by Team NZP

  • Open rectangle.
  • Fold both long edges, wrong sides together, to meet crease. Press.

NEW! 2020 Monogrammed Christmas Stocking Sewing Tutorial by Team NZP

  • Re-fold in half lengthwise at original center crease. Press.
  • At sewing machine, edgestitch along each long side.

NEW! Monogrammed Christmas Stocking Sewing Tutorial by The Stitch it! Sisters

  • Fold hanging loop in half and Jumbo Wonder Clip loop cut edges to top edge of right side of one stocking lining – as shown.

NEW! 2020 Monogrammed Christmas Stocking Sewing Tutorial by Team NZP

  • At sewing machine, baste hanging loop in place.

NEW! Monogrammed Christmas Stocking Sewing Tutorial by The Stitch it! Sisters

  • Place stocking back and lining back, right sides together. Wonder Clip or Pin along stocking top edge.
  • Stitch using a 1/4″ seam allowance, and attach stocking back to lining back, at top edge.

NEW! Monogrammed Christmas Stocking Sewing Tutorial by The Stitch it! Sisters

  • Press seam flat. Then press seam toward lining.

NEW! 2020 Monogrammed Christmas Stocking Sewing Tutorial by Team NZP

  • Edgestitch, or understitch, through all layers at lining top edge.

NEW! Monogrammed Christmas Stocking Sewing Tutorial by The Stitch it! Sisters

  • Meet stocking back to lining back – wrong sides together. Press, then reopen flat.

NEW! 2020 Monogrammed Christmas Stocking Sewing Tutorial by Team NZP

  • Placing Stocking front assembly to stocking back assembly, right sides together, meeting cut edges.
  • Stitch around entire stocking lining edges, leaving a 6″ opening along lining back straight edge.

NEW! Monogrammed Christmas Stocking Sewing Tutorial by The Stitch it! Sisters

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Optional: Using a Frixion Erasable Gel Pen, mark the location of the edge of the piping/stitching line on the fleece side of the stocking!

NEW! Monogrammed Christmas Stocking Sewing Tutorial by The Stitch it! Sisters

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When approaching multiple stacked seams, use The Big Jig behind and under presser foot – to stitch beyond the bulk of the seam!

NEW! Monogrammed Christmas Stocking Sewing Tutorial by The Stitch it! Sisters

 

NEW! 2020 Monogrammed Christmas Stocking Sewing Tutorial by Team NZP

NEW! 2020 Monogrammed Christmas Stocking Sewing Tutorial by Team NZP

  • Turn stocking assembly right sides out. Use a Point 2 Point Turner, inserted through opening, to smooth curved seams.

NEW! 2020 Monogrammed Christmas Stocking Sewing Tutorial by Team NZP

NEW! 2020 Monogrammed Christmas Stocking Sewing Tutorial by Team NZP

  • Press opening close. Or, handstitch opening closed!
  • Insert lining assembly into outer stocking. Press.

NEW! 2020 Monogrammed Christmas Stocking Sewing Tutorial by Team NZP

  • Repeat steps above and sew additional Monogrammed Christmas Stockings!

NEW! 2020 Monogrammed Christmas Stocking Sewing Tutorial by Team NZP

Watch Stitch it! Sisters Program 201 Monogrammed Christmas Stocking

 

Watch Stitch it! Sisters Program 201 Monogrammed Christmas Stocking! Create your Holiday! Make our Monogrammed Christmas Stocking in an afternoon of sewing fun. Personalize your stocking with our easy step-by-step sewing tutorial video, Wild At Heart Fabrics by Lori Whitlock for Riley Blake, pre-made piping, and Pellon Wonder-Under – all included (and more!) with our Exclusive Monogrammed Christmas Stocking Bundle Box!

Buy it! Buy Sewing Tools, Sewing Patterns, Sewing Fabrics and More at ShopNZP.com by Nancy Zieman ProductionsHead over to ShopNZP.com and purchase our limited edition Exclusive Monogrammed Christmas Stocking Bundle Box! Our Monogrammed Christmas Stocking Bundle Box includes everything you’ll need to make this project, including Team NZP’s Monogrammed Christmas Stocking Sewing Pattern — with full-color step-by-step instructions, Christmas Stocking Pattern, Monogram Applique Frame & Letters, and exclusive Classic Timesaving Sewing Tips by Nancy Zieman! You’ll supply the thread.

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NEW! 2020 Monogrammed Christmas Stocking Sewing Tutorial by Team NZP

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