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Christmas Cone Wall Hanging

Free project instructions to create a Christmas Cone Wall Hanging.

Free project instructions to create a Christmas Cone Wall Hanging.


Spread the spirit of the season in your home with this fa-la-la-festive wall hanging. The unique cone shape and beautiful embroidery make it a one-of-a-kind holiday decoration.
 


Project Needs & Notes

-
1/2 yard of faux suede for outer shell
- 1/2 yard of faux suede
for inner lining (different color from above)
- Medium-weight (2.5 ounce) cutaway stabilizer
- Air-erase pen for marking
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17 1/2" x 13 1/2" high piece of tag board or poster board
- Extra-wide double-fold bias tape quilt binding (for brim trim)
- Permanent spray adhesive
- Decorative trim and cord
- Decorative tassel
- Fabric glue
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Hot glue and glue gun
- Small metal or plastic rings (for hangers)
- Needle and thread for some hand-sewing

The design used in this tutorial is is G6725, Serene Dove - Hope. Designs approximately 5" x 5" fit well with this project.

Finished Size:
7 1/2 " x 10" x 6" deep (at the top opening)
 

Free project instructions to create a Christmas Cone Wall Hanging.

Use an air-erase pen to draw a 17 1/2" x 13 1/2" rectangle on the fabric. Cut out the rectangle.

Embroider the design so the top edge of the design is 4 1/2" from the edge top edge, and centered between the sides.

Use one piece of medium-weight (2.5 ounce) cutaway stabilizer when embroidering on the fabric.

Free project instructions to create a Christmas Cone Wall Hanging.

Form the embroidered fabric into a cone. The fabric should overlap with about 6" of excess on either side of the center of the back.

Pin in place.

O
n the front of the cone, measure and mark up about 2" from the top edge of the design. 

D
raw a line connecting the mark you just made to the center of the back along both sides.

Free project instructions to create a Christmas Cone Wall Hanging.

Trim the fabric at the top of the cone by cutting along the lines you just drew. The front edge will slope up slightly.

M
ark the fabric on both layers at the center back at the top edge and at the bottom point of the cone.

Free project instructions to create a Christmas Cone Wall Hanging.

Remove the pins and draw lines connecting the marks.

T
rim the fabric about 1" out from each of the lines, removing the excess fabric from each side. This leaves about one inch of seam allowance which is necessary for gluing later on.

Free project instructions to create a Christmas Cone Wall Hanging.

To prepare the inner lining, cut a piece of tag board or poster board to 17 1/2" x 13 1/2".

S
pray the board with permanent adhesive and smooth the inner lining fabric on top.

Free project instructions to create a Christmas Cone Wall Hanging.

Flip the board over to the wrong side (board side facing up).

Spray it with permanent adhesive, and smooth the outer shell fabric on top.

C
ut out the shape along the outer edges of the outer shell.

Free project instructions to create a Christmas Cone Wall Hanging.

To add the trim to the brim, wrap the quilt binding bias tape around the top edge of the shape. 

Pin only the backside of the tape in place (the tape lying directly on the inner lining).

M
ove the opposite side of the tape (the tape lying on the outer shell) up out of the way and sew a 1/2" seam along the outer edge of the tape.

Free project instructions to create a Christmas Cone Wall Hanging.

Fold the tape around the top edge. Pin in place.

Sew a 1/8" seam along the outer edge of the tape along the outer shell side of the shape.

Free project instructions to create a Christmas Cone Wall Hanging.

Lay the shape flat and glue or sew the decorative trim in place.

In this example, the trim is sewn
along the bottom edge of the bias tape.

Free project instructions to create a Christmas Cone Wall Hanging.

Form the shape into a cone once again with 1" of excess extending out on both sides of the center back.

Hot glue the cone shape together at the center back along the entire seam.

Measure and mark out about 3" from the center back seam along both sides and then pinch and fold the fabric at each mark to flatten out the back.

Free project instructions to create a Christmas Cone Wall Hanging.

Add additional embellishments if desired.

In this example, decorative cord is wrapped around the bottom of the cone, then glued in place with fabric glue.

To create the hangers, hand-sew small metal or plastic rings at each back corner.

Free project instructions to create a Christmas Cone Wall Hanging.

Fill this Christmas cone with treats, festive foliage, ornaments, and more for a ho-ho-holiday look in your home.

Christmas Cone Wall Hanging



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