Christmas Tree Skirt

Nature Walk tree skirt in action

This is a variation on a great tutorial on Sew 4 Home– only we wanted to be able to see all 8 patterns in this collection. Click here for the .pdf pattern piece. There is a full size for people who can print out large format 13×19 pages, or a version for letter-sized 8.5 x 11 which will require piecing and taping. Once you’ve sewn together the pieces (inner panel to outer panel) and have your slices of the pie ready to sew together, go back to this tutorial to finish through.

Nature Walk tree skirt

Couple of things to note: Our skirt measures 48″ wide. We used 3 packages of store-bought bias tape (3yds ea). Our skirt is backed with flannel which gives it some stability and density. There is also a layer of thin batting between the layers. It is stitched as noted on the tutorial, plus we stitched in the ditch of the horizontal seams.

A few other directions:
1. Here’s an image of what the letter-sized format pattern pieces should look like when pieced together- the outer print panel is shown above, the inner print panel below).
2. To create a full panel, sew the outer panel to inner panel (right sides together) matching notches. Press seam flat. Then continue to the tutorial.

Now, to decorate that tree! Hope your holidays has its share of crafty goodness!