Lydia Nicholson


Lydia is the face behind Arve Handmade. She lives in rural North Dakota with her husband, Norman, and daughter, Blake. When she's not sewing during the wee hours of the morning, she's usually working as a photographer, playing Settlers of Catan, or trying to keep her daughter out of the cupboards.

A free quilted Christmas stocking pattern right in time for the holidays! Sew a simple, modern stocking with this step by step tutorial. #christmasstocking

FREE Quilted Christmas Stocking Pattern

Before launching into your free quilted Christmas stocking pattern, let me explain why this pattern is squeaking in just five days before Christmas. It's simple, really. The first reason is that I didn't see these beautiful stockings until last week. For hours I had been on a cyber quest to find Christmas stockings for my family – which was proving to be no easy task!