Hello! I'm Suzannah, a serious DIYer. Follow along with my DIY fixer upper house renovations, sewing and crafty projects, real food recipes, and de-stressing goals.
I co-host the Your Home Story podcast and believe you can love your home just the way it is, AND have the power to design and make big changes to make it better.
I'm also the author of DIY Wardrobe Makeovers!
Mom to Otto born April 2018 and Lucy born August 2020!

I love tartan! And the perfect remake for stockings...

I am sooo good!  I'm not kidding, I made this stocking and THEN found these similar ones online.  I love tartan plaids and classic colors, especially at Christmas, and I did this fun DIY project out of a pleated miniskirt from the Goodwill Outlet.  See?
I used a pre-quilted navy cotton that I had left over from another project as the top.  I didn't put our names on them but the contrast is nice, the band of navy.  I used this skirt for the wool plaid:
So as I was getting ready to post these pics, I did a quick search and found these super similar stockings from Williams-Sonoma and Pendleton:
$58 from Williams-Sonoma:
And $48 from Pendleton:
And of course Martha has one, also a re-fashion but from a felt blanket:
I don't like Martha's as well.  But seriously, how good am I???  They are so similar to the ones I made!  *Success for the day!*


  1. Came over from DIY Day. Your stockings look great!

  2. Those are very clever and very decorative. I'm proud for you, you did a great job. Merry Christmas





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