This funky Christmas stocking Advent calendar is the perfect way to count down to Christmas Day!
This project created by Anna Alicia doubles as vibrant Christmas bunting – it’s sure to brighten up your home, wherever you choose to put it. Fill the stockings up with your choice of treats or a little card for each day. After Christmas, you can stash it away and bring it out year after year. It’s bound to become one of your most treasured Christmas decorations.
If you’re a sewing novice, this is a great pattern to make because you don’t need to master any tricky new techniques. As you need to make 24 stockings, it’s a fantastic opportunity to practice your sewing techniques. Why not personalise your stockings by experimenting with your own colour ways?
Looking for more advent calendar inspiration? Try this fabric Advent calendar sewing pattern designed by Rebecca Reid. If you’re a beginner, you might also like this easy-sew Christmas tree Advent calendar project.
Download our stocking advent calendar free sewing pattern here and get stitching! Read on to discover our Christmas stocking Advent calendar tutorial, which will guide you through the project step by step.
What you need to know before you start making your Christmas Advent calendar stockings
Please note that you will need to allow a 1cm (1⁄4in) seam allowance when making these stockings.
If you would like to use the same fabrics, here are the stockist details:
- Outer: From Tinsel by Clarice Gifford for Cloud9 Fabrics. For stockists visit cloud9fabrics.com
- Lining: Flame from Kona Solids by Robert Kaufman. For stockists visit www.robertkaufman.com
- Red and White Wooden numbers and White Double Faced Satin Ribbon 3mm (1/8in), both from www.hobbycraft.co.uk
All finished! Hang up your stockings and start your Advent countdown.