I accidentally ordered a full yard of the fox fabric (Festive Forest collection, designed by Tamara Kate) - so I put a bunch on the back:
I had a lot of trepidation about the non-traditional color pallet of Owen's stocking but I wanted it to be a bit different than the other kids stockings. I think they all go together pretty well without being too different or matchy-matchy.
I've been meaning to blog this for years, but Nick's paternal Grandma has a tradition of making her grandchildren and great grandchildren Christmas stockings out of older family quilts. She is so talented and well into her 90's but still churning out amazing projects like this:
On the back of each stocking, she has a family genealogy on the back, starting with the quilt's maker.
Here's all four of the stockings:
We do have a fireplace in our home but no mantel. Any good ideas for hanging stockings as decorations? Thanks for reading!
Total stash fabric used in this post: .5 yards
Total stash fabric used since 1/1/15: 94.75 yards
Total stash fabric used to date: 98.25 yards