Victorian Ice Cream Cone Ornament
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STYROFOAM Brand Foam
- Fabrics, 45" wide: stripe, 1/4 yd.; floral print, 1/4 yd.
- Fiberfill stuffing
- Ivory satin ribbon, 1/4" x 1/2 yd.
- White or ivory lace trim: 3/4" x 1/3 yd.; 1" x 2/3 yd.
- Beads: pearl, 4mm, seven; crystal, 15mm, one
- Red button, 1/2"
- 1. Wax serrated knife with candle stub or paraffin. Cut foamball in half; reserve one half for future project.
- 2. Cut pattern from striped fabric; be sure stripes arevertical when positioning pattern. Fold narrow hem in one sideedge; press and glue to secure. Wrap fabric around foam cone,allowing 1/2" of excess fabric at top (flat side) of cone.Glue hemmed edge over top of raw fabric edge.
- 3. Sew gathering stitch around fabric at top of cone. Pullthread ends to gather fabric around foam so it lays flatagainst surface. Tuck under and glue raw edges at tip of cone.
- 4. Use compass to lightly draw 7" circle on wrong side offloral fabric; cut out. Sew gathering stitch around circleedge; do not clip thread. Place small amount fiberfill incenter of wrong side of circle. Place foam half-ball, roundedside down, on fiberfill. Pull thread ends to gather fabricaround foam; adjust as needed for even appearance. Knot andclip thread. Glue ball to top of cone and crystal bead to tip.
- 5. Cut one 9-1/2" length from 3/4"-wide lace. Using photo asguide, glue lace around top of cone where it meets ball. Gluesix pearl beads, evenly spaced, around top of cone as shown.
- 6. Cut one 21" length from 1"-wide lace. Sew gathering stitchalong one edge of lace; pull gathers tight and knot thread ends.
- 7. Insert corsage pin through remaining pearl bead and button.Push pin down through top of gathered lace and into top of icecream cone. Apply dab of hot glue beneath button to secure.
- 8. Cut one 12" length from ribbon. Glue ribbon ends toopposite sides of cone for hanger. Cut remaining ribbon inhalf. Tie two bows; glue one bow to each side of cone over hanger ends.*Trademark of The Dow Chemical Company
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