Ribbon Candy Ornament TUTORIAL

Today is the final tutorial for the TWELVE WEEKS OF CHRISTMAS!

I’ve planned a cute (and quick!) ribbon candy ornament!

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1. Fabric: You will need three colors of wool felt. I used magenta, bright green and white.

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2. Cutting the Strips: Cut a 12″ x 3/4″ strip from each color. Put the lightest color in the middle.

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3. Sewing the Candy: Use a strong thicker thread; I used Sulky 12 wt. Use a long sharp needle.

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Sew through all three layers. Space your stitches 3/4″ apart. I marked 3/4″ on the exterior pieces using an erasable fabric pen prior to sewing. Do NOT knot the end.

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Pull the threads to make the ribbon gather.

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It should look like this.

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Sew back through all the layers. Take care not to sew through the initial thread, but next to it.

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4. Finishing: Knot the threads tightly.

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Trim the excess off the ends.

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Cut a 12″ piece of ribbon for your hanger. Make a loop by folding it in half and knot.

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Hand sew to the top of the candy ribbon.

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You’re done! They look festive adorning your tree or adorning your holiday gifts!!

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Let me know if you have any questions!!
xo LC

7 thoughts on “Ribbon Candy Ornament TUTORIAL

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  2. Super cute! We are having our family Christmas this week-end. I think i’ll take some of my felt for the older children to make this. Candy ribbons are part of our tradition! Thanks so much. B

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