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Christmas Cheer Swarovski Stocking

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Christmas Cheer Swarovski Stocking Instructions
Designed by Cynthia Kimura

It has always been true that it is what is on the inside that counts, especially when it comes to Christmas stockings. This year make the outside something your loved ones will be proud of too! Embellish a simple, inexpensive stocking with Swarovski rhinestones and sterling charms to create a decoration you won't want to take down!

Step one: Pre-heat your Bejeweler®. Arrange the crystal rhinestones in a snowflake pattern on a stocking of your choosing. When the Bejeweler - is hot, press the tip firmly on the rhinestones for approximately 20 seconds to help them adhere to the fuzzy surface of the stocking. Do this with each stone until all are set. Warning! The flatback rhinestones will be hot for a few seconds after you remove the Bejeweler®. Avoid coming in contact with them. Work from the inside of your pattern to the outside.

Step two: Arrange the emerald Swarovski rhinestones in a three line, alternating pattern. You may want to put a notebook or other hard surface under the edge of the stocking to give you a more firm work surface. Remember to always put wax paper between any flammable surface and your Bejeweler®. Press on the rhinestones to adhere.

Step three: Using silamide thread and a #10 short beading needle, sew the charms along the cuff of the stocking. Make several loops. Tie firmly in place when you are done. This stocking will be a special and wonderful gift for anyone who receives it!

Tools Used:
#10 short beading needles (NEED-09)
Silamide 40-yard card white (SIL-WHT)
Bejeweler (BEJEWELER)
List of Components:
Swarovski Hotfix flatbacks emerald (H2028-EM30, qty 17)
Swarovski Hotfix flatbacks crystal (H2038-CRY34, qty 28)
Sterling silver domed message pendant - joy (DMP-JOY, qty 1)
Sterling silver domed message pendant - celebrate (DMP-CELEBRATE, qty 1)
Sterling silver domed message pendant - peace (DMP-PEACE, qty 1)
Sterling silver snowflake pendant - (CHARM570, qty 1)
Green enamel sterling Christmas tree charm (CHARM564, qty 1)
Enamel and sterling candy cane charm (CHARM563. qty 1)

Alternate Components:
Blue enamel snowflake charm (CHARM565)
Sterling silver pearl angel charm (CHARM447)
Sterling silver nutcracker charm (CHARM338)
Sterling silver snowflake charm (CHARM343)

Purchase Idea Kit Components

Swarovski H2038 SS34 Hotfix XILION Rose Flatback Crystal
Code: H2038-CRY34
Diameter 7.06-7.27mm, Total Height 3mm 
$0.39 $0.31$0.36 $0.28$0.33 $0.26
Sterling Domed Message Pendant - PEACE
Height 14.5mm, Width 11mm 
Price: $6.79
Sterling Silver Snowflake Charm
Code: CHARM570
Height 32.5mm, Width 23mm 
$22.56 $18.04$21.07 $16.85$19.68 $15.74
Green Enamel Christmas Tree Charm
Code: CHARM564
Height 26mm, Width 15.5mm 
Enamel Candy Cane Charm
Code: CHARM563
Height 24mm, Width 11mm 
$13.24 $10.59$12.34 $9.87$11.50 $9.20

Alternate Components

Sterling Silver Nutcracker Charm
Code: CHARM338
Height 24mm, Width 9mm 
Sterling Silver Snowflake Charm
Code: CHARM343
Height 15mm, Width 11.5mm 
$5.83 $4.66$5.42 $4.33$5.04 $4.03

Purchase Tools & Supplies

BeJeweler® Stone Styler™
Sale Price: $11.97
Price: $14.97
The BeadSmith Silamide 40-Yard Card White
Silamide A, Approx. 40 yards 
Sale Price: $1.19
Price: $1.49
The BeadSmith 10 Short Beading Needles 20-Pack
Code: NEED-09
Length 1 inch, Size 10 
$2.39 $1.91$2.21 $1.76$2.04 $1.63

NOTE:This idea uses Swarovski crystal componentswhich currently do not meet the requirements as set out in the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA).

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