I used a yellow fabris I had that had a little shine element to it for the back of the stocking. I like the contrast with the pattern on the front. Which after I turned the stocking inside out, I realized my birds were sideways!! LOL
Probably the hardest thing about the stocking was the material I used for the cuff - satin. It was so slippery inside the stocking before I turned it out. I did learn to pin it in place all the way around and then sew it in. But all in all I think it turned out well. :)
Also, pinning the satin in place with lots of pins!