DESIGN ORIGINALS-Crazy Quilt Christmas Stockings. Learn this traditional technique to make beautiful holiday stockings. Popular since Colonial times, crazy quilting is a wonderful way to use scraps of mismatched, irregularly shaped fabric, piecing them together into a collage of textures and colors. In Victorian time, decoratively embroidered seams were added, as were embellishments of beads, lace, ribbon and buttons. In Crazy Quilt Christmas Stockings, you'll learn how to use this old-world technique to make seven holidays stockings. You'll start with a very basic project and progress to more elaborate designs, using the detailed step-by-step instructions, photographs, and illustrations. Feel free to follow the examples closely or use them as starting points. The finished projects make lovely gifts and are sure to be cherished for many holiday season to come. Authors: Lynn Sommer and Beth Oberholtzer. Softcover, nineteen pages. Published 2012. Made in USA.