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Chimney Charmers

Festive foundation-pieced trees adorn a pair of stockings. Make several in seasonal colors to decorate your mantel.


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Designer: Jill Finley of Jillily Studio



Materials and instructions result in the red stocking. To make the green stocking, reverse placement of red and green prints.


•    Scraps of assorted green prints (trees) 

•    1⁄2 yard red print (stocking body)

•    1⁄4 yard solid white (cuff) 

•    Scraps of brown tone-on-tone (trunks)

•    Scraps of assorted bright wool felt (star and light appliqués)

•    3⁄4 yard green plaid (stocking lining, binding)

•    14×27" piece muslin

•    14×27" thin cotton batting 

•    Embroidery floss: black

•    1⁄4 yard of 3⁄8"-wide green stripe ribbon

•    1⁄2"-diameter button: white


Finished stocking: 9-3⁄4×23"


Quantities are for 44⁄45"-wide, 100% cotton fabrics.

Measurements include 1⁄4" seam allowances. Sew with right sides together unless otherwise stated.