Thursday, 4 September 2014

Sweet Little Stockings

Hello and Welcome. I hope this day finds you well.

I've continued making Christmas ornaments - here are some little stockings that might be useful in 111 days time...



I've used Sizzix die 'Stocking Stuffer' with cotton batting and felt (stuffed with a little wadding). Added oodles of lace, trim, ribbon, charms and lashings of sparkly bling. And, those bells on the toes really do jingle!

If you like these you might like to check out my other ornaments. Mittens are here, elf shoes here and angel here.

There should be lots of ornaments for gifts this year!

As always, very many thanks for visiting and any comments you might leave are hugely appreciated.

Nicola x

I wish to enter stockings to the following challenges:
Allsorts - Early Christmas Makes
Deep Ocean Challenge - Something Sweet
Polkadoodles - Get organised for Christmas
4 Crafty Chicks - Sewing Real or Faux (mine is real)
Craft Room Challenge - Something Old (stocking die), Something New (rocking horse charm)
Crafts and Me - Time for Anything

28 comments:

  1. These are really gorgeous Nicola, I love them!!!
    Kevin xx

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  2. I always love seeing your hand made ornaments and this pair of stockings are just adorable. I really, really love the little jingle bells on the toes - so very cute!! Hugs, Anne xx

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  3. Oh my goodness, these are just gorgeous! I just love the soft ivory palette and all those beads and sequins...oh my! I suddenly want to pull out my decorations! Gorgeous Nicola! hugs :)

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  4. Perfection!!! Elegance, whimsy, and oh the monochromatic old world Christmas feel! LOVE!!!

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  5. Hi Nicola, These little Christmas stocking are Gorgeous... I love the beautiful detail & elements...These would look stunning hanging from the tree...Love them so much... Hugs May x x

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  6. Oh these are so clever again!! Love your pretty Christmas ornaments!!

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  7. These are just delightful Nicola, I adore them.
    Enjoy the weekend.
    hugs Brenda xxx

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  8. Oh my these are so pretty! Thanks for joining us for our Get Organised for Christmas Polkadoodles Challenge

    Karon DT, Polkadoodles

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  9. Oh such cute little stockings, they will look gorgeous on your Christmas tree! And I do love the feeling of old times of these designs.

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  10. I am so glad you followed our rules of only 5 other challenges! It allows me to stop and comment on your fantastic stocking ornaments, they really are magical. Thank you for sharing with us at Craft-Room Challenge XOXO Zoe

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  11. Nicola, you are going to have the most beautiful Christmas Tree this year with these stunning hangers you make. So pretty.
    Julie x

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  12. So cute and beautiful! You make wonderful things! Hug :-)

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  13. Your Christmas stockings are absolutely gorgeous Nicola and those sweet little bells on the toes....stunning. Great to have you play along with us at Craft Room Challenge this fortnight
    Annie xx

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  14. Nicely done, and real sewing is the best, thanks for sharing these wonderful creations. Love the details. Awesome job! Thanks for playing our sewing challenge at 4 Crafty Chicks!

    Leanne DT
    4 Crafty Chicks

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  15. These stockings are so beautiful Nicola; they are perfectly crafted and embellished.
    Have a great weekend.
    Hugs, Katie

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  16. Super cute Nicola! Love the beaded detail and lace trimmings!

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  17. Nicola, how very lovely they are, so beautiful and sweet with the little charms.
    Dorthe, x

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  18. These are so beautiful Nicola, love all the little details you've added and those charms are so sweet.
    Glad to see your stash is being put to good use.
    Avril xx

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  19. Your Christmas stockings are wonderful - so pretty!!
    Sandy xx

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  20. Nicola, these are precious... I love them... how very pretty they will be in 111 days and counting on your tree.. love them... I guess I better get out my ornaments and see what I need for this year... try and do different trees each year... love these... Love, Light and Peace...Bonnie

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  21. these are so so cute and very christmasy - I would love some of these of my tree for sure! thanks for sharing with us at Craft Room Challenge, Debi xx

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  22. Lovely decorations, so pretty.
    Thank you for sharing at Craft-Room Challenge;-))m

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  23. Hey hunny, your Christmas stockings are adorable, so pretty and beautifully decorated as always.
    I hope life is good for you. Sorry I've not been around, what with working stupid hours and a badly behaved laptop I've neglected everyone. Oh for a quite life to play in my craft room and visit friends lol
    hugs
    Mandy

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  24. Oh my goodness these are so special and delicate Nicola! I love the winter white and bet they'll look superb on the tree. Jenny x

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  25. I feel horrible that I took such a break while you posted all these wonderful makes, but now I'm here and I'm in love! What a treat to get any one of these ornaments you've made. The theme is just all over amazing. Love the colors and styles and so amazed and your organization! Headed off to see what else I've missed.
    Hugs to you and I hope you have a great weekend.
    Lisa xx

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  26. Amazing! Gorgeous creations. Love them to put it mildly. - Jim

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  27. These are so adorable - I do hope you're going to share a picture of all these lovely ornaments on a tree/a fir branch some time!
    Alison xx

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Thank-you! Your visit and comment is very much appreciated. Nicola x