Leather Christmas Stockings
Give your holiday mantel a high-fashion makeover with custom leather Christmas stockings.
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Stack both sides of stocking together, finished sides out. Punch stitch holes with awl through both leather layers.
Sew wrong sides together with a leather needle and waxed thread using either a simple saddle stitch or alternative decorative stitch. Note: If leather or vinyl is thin enough, a sewing machine will work.
Cut 1/2" x 7" piece of leather, fold it over, place inside stocking then rivet or stitch on. Do a final once-over with leather dye to finish off any raw edges.
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