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Christmas Stocking {52 Quilt Block Pick Up}

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For one of my quilt groups Christmas party we are exchanging christmas stockings.  I was thinking that it would be a perfect project to dig around in the orphan quilt block drawer and find a few blocks that would be just perfect for the layout of the stocking.

I went with 2 quilt blocks.  One was already cut into for ornaments, the other showed off this american beauty with a corner placement.  I simple sewed the two together so they were tall enough for the template.  I moved the template around until I figured out how to get those points shooting off from the heal.

stocking tutorial using quilt blocks | patchwork posse

After the placement was perfect, I cut it out. I found a co-ordinating fabric for the back {nothing fancy, no quilt blocks} and for the lining.

Following these instructions — I didn’t add any vintage hankies though.

Christmas Stocking Tutorial

I thought that the quilt blocks themselves had enough interest in them to not worry about any additional embellishments.

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