How to Make Fabric Holiday Topiaries

Make these fabric Christmas topiaries without using your sewing machine.

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© 2013, Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved. Sarah Busby

Sarah Busby, © 2013, Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Materials Needed:

  • 1-2 yards holiday-inspired fabric
  • 2-3 foam cones
  • straight pins
  • feather topper
  • hot glue gun and sticks

Attach Square Fabric Piece

Cut a 2-inch square piece of fabric. Attach it to the top of the topiary with straight pins.

Pin Top of Topiary With Fabric

Cut Fabric Strip

Cut about a 2-inch strip of fabric. Fold in in half to create a seam.

Fold Fabric Strip

Wrap Fabric

Pin folded fabric strip (open ends at the bottom) to the top of the cone (image 1). Tightly wrap the fabric strip around foam cone, and attach with straight pins every so often to keep fabric strip in place (image 2). When you reach the bottom, pin excess fabric into the bottom of the cone. Attach feathers or another embellishment to the top with hot glue (image 3).

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