Shepherd's Bush Christmas Stocking Kit THOMAS

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


"Our dear friend, Robert Thomas Garvin, has spent this past year preparing for his new life as Father Christmas. He has grown his hair and his fabulous beard to match the part and has commissioned the perfect outfit. When we saw him this summer in Glacier, dressed in his everyday red jacet and toque, I had to admit that he looked exaclty like that Yuletide visitor. He is so excited planning for his upcoming holiday season, that I think he can hardly wait for it to come. We are patienty awaiting a photo of the completed transformation. I have only 2 regrets: that we won't be in Canada to see him, and that Charland won't agree to be Mrs. Clause. And who knows - if Santa doesn't suit - perhaps he could get a gig as Dumbledore on Broadway. Here's to you with love, Robert Thomas and dear Charland... our joy in any season." - Tina Richards Herman, designer



Product Details (as per sample)

Linen Cut Size: 18" x 24"

Stitch Count: 124 x 170

Suggested Fabric: 18 count linen 

Stitches Used: Cross stitch, back stitch.



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

Thomas Leaflet

Thomas Charm Pack

1 x Bohin #20 Tapestry Needle

Required threads:*


DMC Perle 5 Cotton:

  • 642 - Taupe
  • 729 - Gold
  • 844 - Dark Grey
  • 976 - Pumpkin
  • 3012 - Green
  • 3033 - Creme
  • 823*

Weeks Dye Works Perle 5:

  • Collards
  • Light Khaki
  • Mocha
  • Pebble
  • Pelican
  • Red Pear
  • Rum Raisin
  • Brick*
  • Scuppernong*

*Please note that Classic Colorworks (formerly Crescent Colours) are no longer producing Perle 5 threads so we have substituted a closely matching colour in Weeks Dye Works or DMC. 


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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