Christmas Candy Cone Garland
Holiday making adds an extra spark to our special celebrations This year why not deck your halls by stitching up some cones with out of the ordinary Christmas colors and cheerful pom-poms? Christmas Cones are a fun addition to the holiday tree, window sill, or fireplace mantle. And this project is fast and easy enough to get the kids involved in all the Merry Making! Simply pop in a candy cane or small gift, and your season is bound to be merry and bright!
1 piece of fabric for the exterior, 12" X 8"
1 piece of fabric for the lining, 12" X 8'
1 piece of thin cotton batting, 13" X 10"
Thread (Sew All or Cotton)
Wool Roping or yarn to braid into roping, 40"
Yarn and pom-pom maker (for pom-poms)
Embroidery floss or perle cotton (to attach cones to wool roping)
Hand stitching needle
Cardboard or Quilters Template Plastic
Basting Spray (optional)
- Trace the cone template onto cardboard or quilters template plastic and cut.
2. Fold the exterior fabric in half widthwise. The folded fabric will measure 6" X 8".
- Place the template on the fabric with the marked edge of the template on the fold.
4. Cut one exterior using a rotary cutter or trace the template and cut with scissors.
- Repeat with the lining fabric.
6.Spray baste or stitch baste the batting the wrong side of the exterior
- Pop in a candy cane or small toy!
- Use non-traditional fabrics and colors to add a bit of punch to your Christmas Cones. Try some neon pinks or oranges!
- Sew and string as many cones as you would like. Simply increase the length of the wool roping or yarn
- If you have difficulty finding roping, simply buy yarn and braid to make your own roping.
- Substitute twine or Ric-Rac for wool roping for a different look.
- Make individual cones to nestle in the Christmas tree or use as place markings at the Holiday table.
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