How to sew a Christmas stocking. Sewing tutorial for beginners with the Christmas collection

This holiday season we are featuring a tutorial that shows you how to sew a Christmas stocking. This is a simple project that can easily be made in an afternoon. Moreover, add your own decorations and accessories to create a unique and special touch to your home. Christmas stockings are a basic must-have item. Above all, for the little ones of the household who will be delighted to search inside them for sweets and gifts. Make more than one and get creative with different fabric and print combinations. Can’t you already imagine them hanging by the Christmas tree?

Christmas stocking tutorial

You will find plenty of wintry print inspiration in our Xmas collection, including snowflakes and skiing dogs.

Christmas Stocking

We have used tonal grey and white fabrics from the Xmas collection to make the Christmas stocking.

Christmas stocking


  • Boot pattern and a rectangle 21.5 cm wide x 40cm long.

  • 13 3/4″ (35 cm) of Xmas Snowflakes sweat or fleece fabric and 13 3/4″ (35 cm) of Xmas Santa jersey fabric. It is important to wash and press the fabrics before starting to work with them.

  • 5 7/8” (15 cm) of ribbon.

  • Thread to match the fabric.

Sewing tools:

  • Scissors

  • Pins

  • Iron

  • Sewing machine

  • Ruler, paper and pencil


The first thing you must do after washing and pressing your fabrics is cut out all the pattern pieces.

Xmas Snowflakes fleece or sweat fabric

  • Cut 4 of the rectangular pattern pieces

Xmas Santa jersey fabric


  • Cut 1 piece measuring 5 7/8 (15cm) in length.

All the pattern pieces already have a 0.5 cm seam allowance included unless otherwise indicated. Follow our step by step video tutorial with a full explanation showing how to sew the complete boot. You can hand sew the opening on the inside, using an blind stitch, for a better finish. Fold the boot as you prefer and give it a press. To finish, sew on the ribbon so you can hang it in that special place.


Xmas Collection

We would like to encourage you to sew other projects using our fabrics from the Christmas collection:

For example, you can sew a complete baby set made up of a dress, beanie and nappy cover. Or a warm baby sack for the Universal pram. Are you going to join us for a Christmas full of fabric?

dress baby christmas

Universal stroller sack Pattern

Complete your handmade Christmas decorations with an Advent Calendar.

We hope you put all this into practice so we can see your creations for this Christmas season using the hashtag #katiafabrics.

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