Part of the Crawford Stocking collection, original design, everything is appliqued by hand using Perle cotton and a blanket stitch and small stitch, starbursts and french knots as well . Designed by Barbara Crawford, these beloved, unique stockings can be found all over the world, They are collectibles. The are washable by hand in cold water or using a sponge and soap to clean up the fronts , hang them dry . ( these original models are unlined ( personalize you lining use a fabric that means something to you . ) .