Yep, another pinecone project. I actually bought the lace earlier in the year to make something for Easter, but since that didn't happen... More pinecone love!
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Scalloped Lace Pinecone
1.5 yard scalloped lace
egg-shaped styrofoam form
pins (I used floral pins)
I think the scallops on the lace lend themselves perfectly to the "petals" of a pinecone.
Since I wanted a more natural look, I decided to dye the white lace in coffee. At first I tried black tea, but that wasn't dark enough... Coffee worked great! Just let it soak for a few hours and rinse it well. Here's the lace after a coffee bath--
Let the lace dry, then cut the scallops into "teardrop" shapes...
Pin the scallops onto the styrofoam egg starting at the pointed tip. I ended up glueing down the first piece at the tip with a hot glue gun so that the pins wouldn't show.
Keep layering and pinning, hiding the pinheads as you go...
I think I'm pine-coned out for the year! Hope you're having a nice week!