Scandinavian Felt Cutwork Cone

Download the Pattern (PDF)

Warm-and-cozy Scandinavian style plays out over this topiary in festive holiday red and white. Simple foam cone is a versatile base for any design!

Completion time – 2 hours

Designer – Kathleen George


  • Cone, 12" x 4"
Other Materials
  • Felt, 14" x 14": red; white


  • Pencil
  • Ruler
  • Wooden skewer or needle tool
  • Scissors: straight blade; pinking shears
  • Craft pins
  • Air-soluble marker
  • Transfer paper
  • Thick, white craft glue


  • 1. Print pattern halves and tape together, aligning pieces as
    indicated; cut out pattern. Fold red felt in half and place
    pattern on fold. Trace outermost pattern edge onto red felt
    using air-soluble marker. Cut out cone cover.
  • 2. Apply white glue to foam cone and wrap with red felt cut in Step 1,
    aligning bottom edges of cone and felt. Spot glue seam to secure.
  • 3. Use wooden skewer to make small hole in tip of cone. Place glue in
    hole and use skewer to push excess felt into hole; secure with pins.
  • 4. Use transfer paper to transfer design details to folded
    white felt. Cut out shapes. In addition, use straight blade
    scissors to cut the following strips from white felt: 1/2" x 12-1/2";
    1/2" x 5"; 1/4" x 4". Glue shortest length around tip of cone.
  • 5. Use pinking shears to trim one long edge of each remaining
    white felt strip; glue around cone as shown. Refer to photo
    and pattern to glue design details to cone; let dry.