Create a stocking template - an outline for the stockings.
A free stocking template is available for download below.
The template has been split into two files: top and bottom.
The bottom template is 11.65"X10.14", and the top template is
We suggest using a stiff material like cardboard
for your template. Cut out the template and place it on top of the sewn
out design. Make sure it is the correct size before you start cutting.
your design out using the template as your guide. Trace around the
template on the backside of the material. Also use the stocking
template to cut out a piece of fabric for the back panel. The back of
your stocking can be the same material you sewed the design on, or a
If you'd like, you can also use the template to cut out a lining for the
inside of your stocking. The lining should be lighter-weight material
such as cotton or polyester. Cut two pieces of lining.