Shepherd's Bush Christmas Stocking Kit SOPHIE

From Shepherd's Bush, this is Sophie's Christmas Stocking.


"We don't have little girls at our house, so this stocking was designed for my mother. Christmas has always been such a wonderful time in her home as she prepares to celebrate the holiday with our family. December is busy with the unpacking of a collection of ornaments begun when she was a little girl, the baking of sandbakkel tarts, the caroling with grandchildren, and the frosty, evening visit to Christmas Village. Many of the traditions which I have long taken for granted, have become favourites of my Peter, and I see how happily he anticipates them as Advent nears. So here is a stocking for Sophie, who has always filled our hearts with warm Christmas memories." - Tina Richards Herman, designer



Product Details (as per sample)

Linen Cut Size: 18" x 24"

Stitch Count: 109 x 161

Suggested Fabric: 18 count linen 

Stitches Used: Cross stitch, back stitch.



Your Shepherd's Bush Christmas Stocking Kit for Sophie includes:

Sophie Leaflet

Sophie Charm Pack

1 x Bohin #20 Tapestry Needle

Required threads:*


DMC Perle 5 Cotton:

  • Ecru
  • 223 - Medium Rose
  • 224 - Light Rose
  • 225
  • 315 - Deep Mauve
  • 500 - Dark Green
  • 502 - Medium Green
  • 503 - Light Green
  • 739 - Butter
  • 823 - Navy
  • 841 - Brown
  • 902 - Dark Rose
  • 926 - Dark Blue
  • 927 - Medium Blue
  • 928 - Light Blue
  • 3041 - Dark Purple
  • 3042 - Light Purple

* your kit does not include the wool thread for the Angel's hair, you may want to use some left over knitting wool or another good option is Appleton's Crewel Embroidery Wool as there are lots of options for the colour of the hair.

Your kit does not include the backing fabric or the finishing of the embroidery into the stocking, but you are welcome to ask us about our professional finishing service. 


Feel free to contact us if you would like to make any changes to the kit. 

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