2020 55¢ Holiday Delights: Christmas Stocking
Value: 55¢ 1-ounce First-class rate (Forever)
Issue Date: September 24, 2020
First Day City: Frankenmuth, MI
Type of Stamp: Definitive
Printed by: Banknote Corporation of America
Printing Method: Offset
Format: Double-sided booklet of 20
Quantity Printed: 450,000,000
One popular way to get into the holiday spirit is by baking or crafting. And what better craft is there for the whole family than making unique, personalized Christmas stockings?!
Department stores and online retailers offer many options for Christmas stockings each year. however, sometimes it can be fun to create a stocking no one else in the world has. And, the best part is, making a stocking at home is as simple or as complex as you want it to be.
For those who know how to knit or crochet, making a custom stocking with special yarn might be the way to go. or old blankets or scarves can be cut into a stocking shape and sewn together. Even simpler yet is using hot glue to stick the pieces of fabric together and then simply turning the finished product inside out.
Perhaps the easiest way to customize a stocking is to buy a plain-looking one from the store and jazz it up at home. This can be done by sewing or gluing on buttons, adding sequins or glitter, making a pretty bow out of ribbon, or even adding a jingle bell or two. Feathers can be a fun addition, too.
No matter what kind of stocking you decide to make, it will be full of fun memories you can keep with you forever.