When at my in-laws for Christmas, my MIL mentioned that she wanted to get new stockings for all the new family and so the heirloom stockings get a break. Well, since my mom is a quilter and sewer, I don't think we ever had a Christmas with commercially-bought stockings. I volunteered to make the stockings for her. I may have gotten myself in over my head, but it would mean a lot to me if we could use the stockings I made. I know they appreciate hand-crafted things as well.
I'm following a pattern I love of my mom's, so creatively called "Log Cabin Christmas Stocking." Since I have to make 6 of these babies, I'm planning to piece everything first, then assemble the stockings all together. Then, I have something special in mind for the embellishments!
Without further ado, this is the first of six stockings, in it's first phase:
The back of the stocking will be the snowmen fabric. The inside lining (for all six) will be red Kona Solid.
My music-to-craft-by today was Ottorino Respighi's Roman Trilogy: Pines of Rome, Fountains of Rome and Roman Festival.