Make your own Christmas stockings by knitting one yourself, sewing one out of fabric scraps from an old sweater or making one from felt. Another way to make a personalized stocking is to buy a plain stocking and personalize it with iron-on patches, bells, glitter glue and other embellishments.
TopDreamer.com offers a collection of Christmas stocking ideas, including directions for a denim stocking, a painted burlap stocking and many other designs. Howcast.com offers a variety of tips for personalizing store-bought stockings. BHG.com has directions for making a stitched holiday stocking, a cutout tree stocking, a holiday photo stocking and other holiday decorations.