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Cinnamon Stick Tree Decorations

Project by Carrie Can Make It

If you want to make a beautifully scented handmade decoration for your tree this year then follow this tutorial. Also check out my YouTube channel to see me make one.

What you will need

· Fabric

· Scissors

· Triangle template

· Fabric marker

· Toy stuffing

· Needle and thread

· Sewing machine

· Pins

· Iron and mat

· Glue gun and glue sticks

· Twine/yarn

· Cinnamon sticks

Step 1

Make a triangle template from card/paper - play around with the size and shape

Step 2

Press your fabric

Step 3

Fold fabric right sides together and trace round your template with a fabric marker and cut them out. You should have 2 triangle pieces

Step 4

Pin the triangle together with a small seam allowance then sew the triangle together leaving the base of the tree open.

Step 5

Trim the seams and snip of the point at the top of the tree.

Step 6

Turn the tree right sides out and press- whilst pressing turn the raw edges of the base of the tree under by 1 cm. This is to not have any raw edges.

Step 7

Fill with toy stuffing

Step 8

Find the centre of the base of the tree make a mark where the cinnamon stick will go and sew up to the centre leaving a gap either side to insert the cinnamon stick

Step 9

Use a hot glue gun and squeeze some glue onto one end of the cinnamon stick then insert the glue stick up into the gap at the base of the tree

Step 10

To create the hanging element, use some yarn/twine and either glue or machine stitch in place at the top of the tree.

Congratulations you have now made a lovely hanging decoration for Christmas

Make sure you follow my Instagram page @carrie_can_make_it

Check out my YouTube channel and give it a subscribe

Don’t forget to tag me in your makes so I can see how lovely they are

Happy Sewing

Love Carrie x

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