One of my favourite Christmas traditions is putting out the Christmas stockings before we went to bed. It was so exciting to think about Santa coming and the stockings being filled with toys in the morning. Now that i have kids, I get to experience the same joy of their faces.
As a kid, my parents bought plastic stockings from the discount store that fell apart after a few years (and then my brother and I would fight about why did one kid get a new one and not the other). I like the idea of something more permanent, and something with the homemade touch. Read more about Surprise Santa with the Cutest Christmas Stocking Sewing Patterns