I love indigo African mudcloth and I think it’s a fantastic compliment to the boho aesthetic. It’s become my favorite fabric material for table runners, pencil pouches and now stockings. I love that I’ve been able to find a way to work this textile into my holiday decorating. These mud cloth stockings look really cool on the fireplace!
We keep our stockings hung on the bedroom doors with wreath hangers for a first glimpse of morning surprise on Christmas morning. Stockings can get heavy and I don’t trust stocking hanger hooks to hold them up once they’ve been filled.
So the ones I’ve created are purely for the look of stockings hung on a fireplace. But with a few adjustments- swapping hot glue for needle and thread and skipping the polyfill- they’re perfect to stuff with gifts, too!
- Mudcloth fabric
- Heavy weight fabric like canvas
- Hot glue and gun
- Tassel/fringe/lace trim
I like using a material like mudcloth as an unexpected alternative to what we traditionally see during holidays because I find it more interesting.
Did you make your stockings? Do you think you’ll be making some? Share your stockings bought and handmade with #showmeyourboho on Instagram to share with the community.
These are exactly what I wanted to jazz up the fireplace mantel for the holidays. To see more of my holiday mantel, check in for tomorrow’s blog post where I’ll be sharing photos and details for my Christmas 2017 decorated mantel.