This boot was made for stuffing, and that's just what Santa will do this Christmas Eve.
A Stitch for All Stockings
Thread your needle with a length of floss and knot one end. Begin sewing by pushing the needle up through the underside of the fabric and then out the top. Loop the needle back under the fabric and repeat the stitch.
The Basic Stocking: Click here to download the fancy boot stocking pattern.
Cut 1 boot shape from each piece of the purple felt and 1 from each piece of the black fur. Be sure to cut the fur boots so the toes point in opposite directions with the fur sides up.
Pin together the boots with the fur boots on the inside, furry sides in, and the purple boots on the outside.
Using the floss, whipstitch around the edges, sewing the boots together. Leave the top edges unsewn.
At the top, sew together the front 2 edges, then the back 2.
Fold down the top to make a cuff.
The Trimmings: Use floss to sew the buttons and chains to the boot.
Tape the ends of the cord to keep them from fraying, then sew the cord to the stocking for hanging.