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Quilt-As-You-Go Christmas Stocking Tutorial – Part Two

Quilt-As-You-Go Christmas Stocking Tutorial – Part Two

Continued from Part One of the Quilt-As-You-Go Stocking Tutorial

To make the hanging loop:

Baste the interfacing onto the wrong side of the hanging loop.

Stitch interfacing to wrong side of hanging loop

Fold loop, right sides together and stitch along long edge using a ¼ inch seam allowance.

Fold hanging loop in half, stitch

To turn right side out, place safety pin in folded edge of one end of the loop.

Place safety pin in folded edge

Turn pin so that it’s inside the loop.

Turn safety pin upside down

Push the pin through to the other end, pulling the loop right side out as you go.

Push pin through to turn loop

Remove pin and press

Remove safety pin.  Press.

Turn quilted stocking right side out.   Pin the loop to the top back of the quilted stocking.  Baste in place.

Baste hanging loop in place

Slip the quilted stocking inside the lining; right sides together, making sure that the seams match up.  Sew all the way around the top of the stocking using ½ inch seam allowance.

Sew around top of stocking and lining

If you have a free arm sewing machine, sew on the outside.  But if you don’t, then it’s easiest to sew around the inside for this seam.

Turn stocking right side out through the opening in the lining.

Turn right side out

Sew opening in lining closed using a blind stitch.

Push the lining down inside the quilted stocking.  Press upper edge.  Topstitch.

Topstitch around top of stocking

Admire the finished stocking.

QAYG Stocking



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  • Dianne
    December 11, 2018 12:01 am

    Thanks so much for this tutorial. I had cut out my basic shapes of the stocking but it’s been lying on my work table for 2 weeks as I was unsure of how to proceed. You’ve cleared up my befuddled mind completely. Thank you!

  • Lynette
    December 3, 2017 1:18 pm

    Why do you need to baste a fabric to the side where you sew the strips?

    • Super Mom No Cape
      December 4, 2017 6:13 am

      Hello Lynette,

      I cut out and baste the fabric stocking shape to the batting to use as a guide to make sure that when I’m adding strips I’m covering the area I need to have covered when I cut out the final stocking shape. The extra fabric also adds another layer of stability to the stockings.

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  • Sandra :)
    November 27, 2011 8:33 pm

    OOOOooo that’s a good way of turning a loop – I’ll try it! Pretty stocking – love your fabrics!

  • Joan
    November 27, 2011 7:51 pm

    Thats fantastic – thanks so much for sharing.

  • Robin (rsIslandCrafts)
    November 27, 2011 8:34 am

    Great tutorial!! I will be putting up a post later today for the stocking giveaways so everyone can add their links whenever they are ready 🙂

  • Shez
    November 27, 2011 8:17 am


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