Fabric Candy Cane Cone Treats

These cones look utterly irresistible when filled with sweet treats and hung from the tree. If you line the inside of each cone with parchment paper to protect the fabric from the sugary treats, you can use them over and over again.
Candy Cane Ornament With Sweets

Candy Cane Ornament With Sweets

Photo by: DK - A Greener Christmas © 2008 Dorling Kindersley Limited

DK - A Greener Christmas, 2008 Dorling Kindersley Limited

For each decoration:

Materials Needed:

  • a piece of cream felt
  • recycled fabric for lining
  • template
  • scissors
  • pins
  • cotton thread and needle or sewing machine
  • colored embroidery thread for sewing around the rim of the cone
  • knitting needle
  • a short length of recycled ribbon
  • vintage or recycled button
  • red wool (optional)
  • a length of wire approximately 20" long
  • Download: Candy Cane Cones Pattern

Step 1

Cut one cone shape from the felt and one from the lining fabric. Align and pin the fabric shapes together, correct sides facing inward.

Felt Cone Shapes

Felt Cone Shapes

Photo by: DK - A Greener Christmas © 2008 Dorling Kindersley Limited

DK - A Greener Christmas, 2008 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Step 2

Stitch the short edges together. Fold lengthwise, correct sides facing inward. Stitch the curved edges together, leaving the lining half unsewn.

Begin Stitching Fabric Candy Cane

Begin Stitching Fabric Candy Cane

Photo by: DK - A Greener Christmas © 2008 Dorling Kindersley Limited

DK - A Greener Christmas, 2008 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Step 3

Turn the fabric inside out through the gap in the lining using a knitting needle. Leave a band of lining showing at the top of the cone.

Sew Novelties Inside Out to Hide Seams

Sew Novelties Inside Out to Hide Seams

Photo by: DK - A Greener Christmas © 2008 Dorling Kindersley Limited

DK - A Greener Christmas, 2008 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Step 4

Sew around the rim to hold the lining in place. Decorate with a ribbon and button, or sew on red wool spots. Attach the wire at either side. For a more rustic effect, wrap the piece of wire around your finger and into a coil first before attaching it to the cone.

Decorate Finished Candy Cane

Decorate Finished Candy Cane

Photo by: DK - A Greener Christmas © 2008 Dorling Kindersley Limited

DK - A Greener Christmas, 2008 Dorling Kindersley Limited

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