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Patterns and instructions for making three trimmed burlap boots to be hung at the Christmas mantle.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1973 (v.51#12) pg. 54, 116

How to make Yule Folk Art stockings for mantle or decoration.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1975 (v.53#12) pg. 34, 69

How to make Christmas stockings that look like pairs of shoes. Patterns for four styles included.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1976 (v.54#12) pg. 56

How to make a set of family Christmas stockings from satin.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1976 (v.54#12) pg. 61

Yo-yo mantle stockings made from puckered circles of calico.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1978 (v.56#12) pg. 90, 168

Cats for every project. Delightful assortment of cat designs that can be translated into quilt blocks, pillows, Christmas tree ornaments, a mantle stocking or a skirt for under a Christmas tree.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1979 (v.57#12) pg. 100, 176

Stitch-and-stuff dolls, stockings and ornaments to make for Christmas. (1) Victorian designs. (2) Designer ornaments to crayon, embroider and paint.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1982 (v.60#11) pg. 39, 158

Red felt stocking decorated with felt designs, etc.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1983 (v.61#12) pg. 54, 150

French linen stockings and stuffed ornaments.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1983 (v.61#12) pg. 60, 171

Ornately beaded and fringed Christmas stocking.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1986 (v.64#12) pg. 70, 146

"Serape" mantle stockings.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1987 (v.65#12) pg. 38, 48

Felt cutouts and embroidery stitches make an "Old-World" Christmas stocking. Est. cost: $12.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1988 (v.66#7) pg. 111, 116

Rickrack-trimmed Christmas stocking.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1991 (v.69#12) pg. 59, 70

Monogrammed stocking.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1995 (v.73#12) pg. 116, 125

Five Christmas stockings made using shortcut techniques and easy-does-it materials. (1) Ribbon stocking. (2) Star stocking. (3) Fringed stocking. (4) Damask stocking. (5) Basket-weave stocking.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1997 (v.75#12) pg. 110

A bold-fashioned Christmas. (1) Pinwheel light shades made from colorfun hologram paper slip over miniature Christmas tree lights. (2) Lazy Daisy garland. (3) Breakfast chair backpacks, an alternative to Christmas stockings. (4) Wiggly Squiggly wreath is made from sheet moss and adorned with curled chenille stems, miniature glass ornaments and a Mylar bow.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1998 (v.76#12) pg. 32

Handmade Christmas stockings. (1) Green felt stocking is stitched with long running stitches on cuff and toe. (2) Burlap stocking in white and natural has topstitched patches at toe, heel and cuff. A snowflake motif is stitched on each side.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1998 (v.76#12) pg. 132, 152

Old World welcome. Christmas trimmings inspired by traditions of Colonial America. (1) Honeysuckle wreath with ivy garland. (2) Kumquat and cinnamon stick tree garland. (3) Citrus slices and curls. (4) Boxwood topiaries. (5) Pineapple cookie ornament. (6) Fruit and magnolia leaf plaque to mount above a door. (7) Wool stocking for the mantel. (8) Boxwood and cranberry kissing ball. (9) Bay leaf and grapefruit window ornament. (10) Square boxwood wreath. (11) Copper pineapple votive covers. (12) Milo berry wreath.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1999 (v.77#12) pg. 183, 74

Northern light. Christmas trimmings inspired by traditions of Scandinavia. (1) Wheat wreath. (2) Heart valance clips. (3) Straw star tree topper. (4) Wheat hearts. (5) Sheer lace-trimmed stocking. (6) Advent wreath. (7) Ivy leaf topiary. (8) Chandelier wreath. (9) Stenciled table runner. (10) Wheat bundle.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1999 (v.77#12) pg. 195, 87

Christmas stocking features a beaded picture of Santa Claus which requires no sewing.
CRAFTS Aug 1994 (v.17#8) pg. 74

Handmade stockings. (1) Forest friends stocking features cross stitch trim. (2) Jeweled stain stocking. (3) Woven ribbon stocking.
CRAFTS Nov 1994 (v.17#11) pg. 44, 67

Brown paper bag Christmas stocking features a reindeer motif and button and fabric trims.
CRAFTS Nov 1995 (v.18#11) pg. 24, 65

"Country Christmas" decorations made from taffeta in Stewart plaid include a table runner, tablecloth, antimassacars, swags and stockings. Also includes instructions for a crazy-quilt placemat from corduroy and ribbon, and a star ornament made from plaid and gold lame craft ribbon.
CREATIVE IDEAS FOR LIVING Nov-Dec 1989 (v.20#6) pg. 28, 78

"Holiday feast" Yule stocking. Cross-stitch motifs include a candy cane, bowl of berries, plum pudding, turkey, cookies, gingerbread man and pickles. Intermediate skill level.
CROSS STITCH SAMPLER Winter 1991 (v.9#4) pg. 13

Ten styles of Christmas stockings to make.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Dec 1975-Jan 1976 (v.6#3) pg. 44

Four boots and stockings to knit, crochet or stitch for mantel or Christmas decoration.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Nov 1976 (v.7#2) pg. 35

How to make calico and lace Christmas stocking for the mantle.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Nov 1977 (v.8#9) pg. 32, 42

How to make a Lace Christmas stocking. Diagrams and instructions furnished.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Nov 1977 (v.8#9) pg. 34, 45, 42

How to make "Mod" Christmas stockings that look like a girl's platform pump and a boys saddle oxford with argyle sock.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Dec 1977 (v.8#10) pg. 66, 67

Christmas stocking to hang on the mantle. (1) Space Boot, (2) Velvet Stocking, (3) Necktie Stocking, and (4) Smocked Stocking.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Nov 1978 (v.9#9) pg. 36

Six unique Christmas stockings to make.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Dec 1979 (v.10#10) pg. 42

Christmas stockings. (1) Cross-stitch snowman. (2) Felt stockings with novelty trims. (3) Smocked stocking. (4) Angel-in-a-stocking. (5) Macrame stocking.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Dec 1980 (v.11#10) pg. 54

Six Victorian Christmas stockings to sew.
FAMILY CIRCLE Dec 15 1978 (v.91#14) pg. 12, 144

Velvet mantle stockings are trimmed with scraps of lace.
FAMILY CIRCLE Nov 1 1979 (v.92#15) pg. 94, 148

Victorian Yule stockings to make from fabric, doilies and lace trim.
FAMILY CIRCLE Dec 11 1979 (v.92#17) pg. 8, 24

Designs for seven Christmas stockings you can make.
FAMILY CIRCLE Dec 22 1981 (v.94#17) pg. 16

Nine pages of yule decorations you make yourself, including wreaths, ornaments, stockings, garlands, etc.
FAMILY CIRCLE Dec 7 1982 (v.95#17) pg. 87, 145

Christmas decorations featuring a western motif consisting of boots, rocking horses, and "bandanna" covered tree ornaments.
FAMILY CIRCLE Dec 6 1983 (v.96#17) pg. 100, 136

Red corduroy Christmas stockings. Est. cost: $3.
FAMILY CIRCLE Oct 23 1984 (v.97#15) pg. 113, 179

Tree skirt, stocking and ornaments are all decorated with the same glued-together felt Santa decorations.
FAMILY CIRCLE Dec 11 1984 (v.97#17) pg. 46, 81

Forty-three Christmas stockings to make.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Dec 1978 (v.187#6) pg. 140, 259

Holiday mantle "stocking" for a man that looks like a necktie.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Nov 1979 (v.189#5) pg. 170, 306

Christmas stocking shoulder bag in pleasing plaid has eyelet-trimmed "collar" and pocket.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Nov 1983 (v.197#5) pg. 174, 344

Thirteen gingerbread stockings to hang as mantle decorations.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Dec 1989 (v.209#6) pg. 168, 237

Stocking animals and calico boxes to fill with goodies for Christmas.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING NEEDLECRAFT Fall 1979-Winter 1980 pg. 78, 123, 126

Colorful boundweave boot is woven to shape on the loom. Use for an "after ski" boot, slippers, or a Christmas decoration.
HANDWOVEN Sep-Oct 1983 (v.4#4) pg. 72, 100

A Christmas stocking made from suede or garment leathers.
LEATHER CRAFTERS JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1991 (v.1#6) pg. 17, Insert

Felt Santa stocking.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Winter 1978 (v.23#4) pg. 97, 123

A 21" long mantle stocking is sewn from taffeta and lace.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Fall 1979 (v.24#3) pg. 106, 193

Eight different styles of Christmas stockings to make.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Winter 1979 (v.24#4) pg. 62

Three elegant Victorian stockings. (1) Red velveteen covered with trellis of macrame cord. (2) Little quilted satin stocking with lace top. (3) Old fashioned boot of velveteen lined with calico, quilted and embroidered.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Nov-Dec 1981 (v.26#6) pg. 71, 102

Fur-trimmed stockings are decorated with felt ornaments held in place with "Velcro".
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Sep-Oct 1982 (v.27#5) pg. 88, 118

Stockings combine scraps of moire, ribbons and lace.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Sep-Oct 1982 (v.27#5) pg. 96, 123

Calico Christmas decorations including stockings, wreath, tree ornaments, etc.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Nov-Dec 1982 (v.27#6) pg. 54

Candlewick Christmas decorations. (1) Tree-top angel. (2) Tree skirt. (3) Christmas stocking.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Mar-Apr 1983 (v.28#2) pg. 72, 82

Ten Christmas stockings worked in a variety of techniques (patchwork, crochet, knitted, etc.).
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Sep-Oct 1983 (v.28#5) pg. 70, 71, 72

Five Christmas stockings to knit, crochet, or make from felt and glue.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Oct 1984 (v.29#5) pg. 86, 22, 109, 115

Christmas tree ornaments, tree skirt, stocking, and pillows made with silk and feature the "Victorian fan" pattern.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Dec 1984 (v.29#6) pg. 48, 49, 82

Christmas stocking done in lace net darning.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Dec 1984 (v.29#6) pg. 57, 74

Assorted Christmas items made from felt with a "Christmas Rose" motif. (1) "Mom" and "Dad" stockings. (2) 14"-square pillow. (3) Appliqued rug, 34"x36".
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Dec 1986 (v.31#6) pg. 50, 74

Yule stocking with pockets that hold tiny elf finger puppets.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Dec 1987 (v.32#6) pg. 52, 76

Three decorative bands for fireplace stockings. (1) Embroidered antique sleigh. (2) Cross-stitch village scene. (3) Needlepoint swans.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Dec 1988 (v.33#8) pg. 34, 68, 69

Three Christmas stockings. (1) Battenberg stocking. (2) Crazy quilt lace stocking. (3) Woven ribbon stocking.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Dec 1990 (v.35#6) pg. 29, 67, 68

Christmas stocking doubles as a horse puppet.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #96 Nov-Dec 1985 pg. 28

Man's Christmas stockings. (1) Cowboy boot. (2) Strip-pieced corduroy.
NEEDLE & THREAD Nov-Dec 1983 (v.3#6) pg. 10, 43, 23

A collection of Christmas stockings to make from cloth.
NEEDLE & THREAD Nov-Dec 1983 (v.3#6) pg. 12

Make three stockings: blue jean stocking, with matching dog, lace-trimmed stocking or the showcase stocking done in cross-stitch.
NEEDLE & THREAD Sep-Oct 1984 (v.4#5) pg. 16-17, 25, 27, 45-46

Four Christmas stockings trimmed with calico and lace.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Nov-Dec 1979 (v.2#6) pg. 10, 40

Felt yule stocking modeled after the Southwest Indian moccasin.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Nov-Dec 1982 (v.5#6) pg. 5, 23, 38

Three Christmas items whose design is based on the Mola needleart of the San Blas Indians of Panama. (1) Stocking. (2) Nativity scene. (3) Tree-shaped ornaments.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Nov-Dec 1982 (v.5#6) pg. 9, 31, 41

Christmas tree-shaped and Santa-shaped yule stockings.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Nov-Dec 1982 (v.5#6) pg. 10, 35, 43

Christmas stockings made from recycled blue jeans.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Jul-Aug 1983 (v.6#4) pg. 11, 44, 24

Four Christmas stockings to make, including an elegant Victorian "high-button" shoe.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Nov-Dec 1983 (v.6#6) pg. 17, 49+, 32+

Make a jewelled gingham stocking.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Nov-Dec 1985 (v.8#4) pg. 49

Boot-shaped candy cane holder for the mantle is cut from fabric that is decorated with fabric markers and fastened to a hardboard backing.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1979 (v.152#6) pg. 83

Christmas stocking hangers (shaped like a fireplace or Santa) are made from scrap wood and sit on a mantle, shelf, or window sill.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #105 Nov 1998 (v.18#5) pg. 37, Insert

Sixteenth-century sewing technique called "flashing" is used to make pillows, a Yule stocking and a vest. Five layers of fabric are stitched together in a grid and then slashed through the top four layers. When the fabric is washed, the cut edges open like flower petals.
SUNSET Dec 1987 (v.179#6) pg. 118

Christmas tree stocking that resembles a Victorian woman's boot, is trimmed with lace.
TRADITIONAL QUILTWORKS #11 Dec 1990-Jan 1991 pg. 33

Small, clear plastic stockings to fill with candy.
WOMAN'S DAY Sep 1 1978 (v.41#14) pg. 97, 170

100 bazaar best-sellers. Do-ahead Christmas decorations.
WOMAN'S DAY Sep 1 1981 (v.44#14) pg. 77

Dog and cat Christmas stockings in shape of bone and mouse.
WOMAN'S DAY Nov 3 1981 (v.45#2) pg. 75, 110

Christmas stocking made of taffeta moire with metallic tassel trim.
WOMAN'S DAY Oct 26 1982 (v.46#2) pg. 78, 142

Christmas stockings are pieced, appliqued, stitched, quilted and ruffled.
WOMAN'S DAY Oct 25 1983 (v.47#2) pg. 66, 162

Dog's Christmas stocking in the shape of a bone.
WORKBASKET Oct 1985 (v.51#1) pg. 18

Christmas stocking that looks like a hiking boot.
WORKBASKET Jun-Jul 1987 (v.52#8) pg. 40