Turn a Photo into a Holiday Stocking

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I love my dog Alba completely and with an almost inordinate amount of enthusiasm. So it follows that I want to put her face on just about everything! A few years ago I took this photo of her and created gift wrap on Spoonflower with it. This year I decided she needed her own holiday stocking and used Sprout Patterns to create it.

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I added a bit of Ooomph to the photo in Photoshop, then uploaded to Spoonflower.

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Then I switched the repeat style to mirror to make my design.

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After choosing the Holiday Stocking pattern from the Sprout site, I searched in my designs to locate Albatross Redux. Then I chose another of my designs for the cuff and strap.

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The 2D and 3D version looked perfect, so I picked Linen-Cotton as my fabric and sent the order through.

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The stocking printed perfectly and looked exactly like the photo. From cutting down to a finished stocking took about 20 minutes. BOOM!

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Which design will you create / pick for your holiday stocking? Let us know below!

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