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DIY Christmas Stockings to Hang Above Your Fireplace

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. You’re dancing around your living room, decorating the house in holiday spirit, singing along to your favorite Christmas carols. One thing that cannot miss in this picture, aside from the Christmas tree, are Christmas stockings! Surely we’re all most fond of them on Christmas Day, when they are filled with presents, but we also want them to look good prior to that! If you want to take matters into your own hands, here are DIY Christmas stockings you will absolutely want to hang above your fireplace!

Family Christmas Stockings

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When the whole family is celebrating Christmas together the last thing you want is to mix up your stockings – imagine the surprised looks on everyone’s faces when they get the wrong gifts! A quick way to assure this doesn’t happen is to make these monogrammed Christmas stockings by Sew Like My Mom!

Spotted Stockings

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Here’s a pair of classic stockings, made in the bright red color of Christmas. They are so vivid and beautiful, we’re almost worried they’ll overshadow the gifts! If you like all things cute and simple, head over to Diary of a Quilter and see how these beauties are made!

Pom-Pom Trim Stockings

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How to make Christmas stockings fun an innovative? Make them with pom-poms! Once you see the brilliant end result you will start to wonder how you haven’t thought of it sooner! They really do have a special touch and Sarah Langrty has the tutorial!

Silver Stockings

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These stockings feel so elegant and holy. If you like to do Christmas in a sophisticated style, or are hosting super fancy guests who are accustomed to a certain lifestyle, these silver stockings are just what you need in order to bring a more serious and calm tone to the overall décor. His & Hers shares the details!

Sweater Stockings

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It’s sweater weather season and we get to break out our collection of giant bulky sweaters! Every year we discover one that we’re totally not wearing anymore, but are definitely not ready to part ways with just yet. (Blame it on sentimental value). Luckily, Imperfect Homemaking found a fantastic way of turning an old sweater into a brand new Christmas stocking!

Christmas Tree Stocking

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This Christmas tree stocking by Fabric Worm happens to be outstandingly cute! If you are still looking for some last-minute holiday gifts it will make a really lovely, personal present for someone you care about! Considering it will get filled with Santa’s gifts every year, it’s a gift that keeps on giving!

Felt Stockings


These stockings are absolutely perfect for children. Don’t exclude them from the making-of process! Have a fun Christmas DIY project to complete as a family and enjoy the lovely stockings afterwards! Lia Griffith has the how-to!

Elf Stockings


Who else loves elves? We need to admit to ourselves that without the elves, our precious gifts wouldn’t even get made, let alone reach us in time! They are Santa’s #1 helpers, so why not make elf stockings this year, as a way of saying thank you. Sew 4 Home will tell you more!

Simple Metallic Stockings

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We’re still deep into the metallic trend and not even Christmas stockings can avoid it! These look particularly elegant and neat, so if you like a more polished and simple Christmas décor, these are practically made for you! Head over to Newton Custom Interiors to peek at the instructions!

Personalized Stockings

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Not into monograms but still want personalized stockings? Fynes Designs came up with a brilliant idea to do just that! Attach a little photo to your Christmas stockings and see how they are instantly improved. A picture really is worth a thousand words!

Crochet Stockings

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We didn’t forget about you, crochet enthusiasts! How do you fancy this project by Red Heart? These stockings remind us of those big, bulky socks everyone has stashed somewhere deep in the drawer – you know, the below-zero-emergency-footwear!

Quilted Stockings

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If you don’t have the time or the patience to make a proper (giant) quilt, how about you try making these quilted stockings instead? We’re sure your family will love them as it’s a unique but personal way to approach the holiday spirit! Find out more at U-Create!

Tell us – which of these stockings will be beautifying your fireplace this year?