Looking to make a statement with your Christmas Boot. Dramatic fabric choices make the perfect canvas for Decorative Trimmings Fringe and Midas trims.
Decorative Trimmings Christmas Boot Supply List:
Fabric – ½ yard & ¼ yard coordinating prints plus ½ yard of lining fabric
Fringe Trim – 2/3 of yard
Midas Trim – 1 ½ yards
Fusible Fleece – ½ yard
Basic Sewing, Cutting, Measuring and Pressing tools & supplies
Decorative Trimmings Christmas Boot How to:
Increase the pattern size and cut out two from the main, lining fabric and fusible fleece.
Following the manufacturer’s directions, press fusible fleece to the back of the main fabric stocking pieces.
Press fusible web to the back of the coordinating print and cut out the two boot accent pieces.
Remove the paper backing from the fusible web and press the cutouts to the front of the boot.
Stitch Midas trim along top edge of the heel accent as well as along the either side of the calf accent.
With right sides together, stitch the two boot sections together. Clip curves and points and turn right side out. Press well.
With right sides together, stitch the two boot lining sections together. Clip curves and points and insert the lining into the inside of the boot. Baste around the top edge.
Measure the top edge of the boot and cut a length of coordinating fabric for the boot cuff this measurement plus 1 inch x 8 inches wide.
With right sides together, stitch the short ends of the cuff together. Press the seam open and fold in half right sides out.
Stitch fringe along the folded edge of the cuff, turning under and overlapping the ends. Cover the top edge of the fringe with Midas trim, stitching along the top and bottom edges, turning under and overlapping the ends.
Cut a 10 inch x 2 inches for the hanging tab. Fold in half lengthwise and press. Open the fold and fold each of the raw edges in towards the middle fold line. Press well then refold along the center fold. Top stitch along either edge.
Fold the hanging tab in half and pin to the back seam line of the boot along the top edge.
Insert the boot cuff into the boot with the trimmed edge facing the inside of the boot. Pin well, then stitch along the top edge using a ½ inch seam. Turn the cuff over the top edge of the boot leaving 1 inch along the inside edge. Press well.
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