It’s almost here! It’s almost here!! Christmas!!! You guys, this is my favorite time of year and I talk about it all year long. I am a Christmas lover. I love the music and the movies and the Christmas-themed sewing projects. I love attending Christmas musicals and listening to choirs. I love the lights and the cold weather where I live. But most of all, I love the meaning behind the season and I love people. I love the peace and joy and happiness that makes this time of year so special and seems to make the troubles of the world melt away, at least for a little while.
Christmas decorations are one of my favorite parts of the season and today I want to talk about tree skirts. Don’t you feel like tree skirts really tell a story? They lay at the base of the tree but if they could talk they would say, “Hey, this tree is super classy and features silver and gold.” Or “This tree is very traditional and features lots of vintage ornaments.” Or even “The ornaments on this tree were all made by my kids.” What does your Christmas tree skirt say about your Christmas tree?
Mine says “I love a traditional tree with colored lights, homemade ornaments, and all things vintage!” I did not make my Christmas tree skirt but I found it at a yard sale twenty or more years ago. It was handmade by someone’s grandma and it is adorable! It is from a Bucilla Tree Skirt Kit. These kits can still be found on eBay. This tree skirt is around a real tree that I have sitting on a small table. You can see that I already have a few needles falling. It adds to the experience, I think. (At least that’s what I tell myself when I vacuum.)
If you would like to make a tree skirt, I have a very easy and fun pattern to share today. This Simple Tree Skirt pattern is lovely because it really showcases your fabric. Because of that, this tree skirt can have so many different looks, just by using different fabrics. You can print or download the pattern by clicking here.
So, what kind of personality does your tree skirt have? What does it say about your tree? Tell me all about them in the comments!
If you celebrate Hanukkah, I hope you are had a beautiful Hannukah, full of light and love. If you are celebrating Christmas, I hope you have a very merry one! Happy holidays to all! Enjoy this beautiful season!
‘Til next time,
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