Free Scalloped Christmas Tree Skirt Tutorial

Is your Christmas tree still naked? Never fear- you can make it a cute scalloped tree skirt with some appliques in no time with this Scalloped Christmas Tree Skirt Tutorial!
  • Felt tree skirt (Family Dollar- $3 and most big box stores)
  • Green felt
  • Christmas print fabric
  • White & Green baby ric rac
  • Buttons

 1. Admire your blank canvas! Or… if you couldn’t find a tree skirt here’s a look at how to make one. Big circle w/ a cutout in the middle and a slit up one side

2. Fold the skirt in half, now fold it in half again. Cut out a semi-circle template- I traced around a bowl and cut it in half. Make sure it fits well going all the way across your folded segment. You can trim it a bit to make it fit or just scoot each scallop together a smidge as you cut (that’s what I did). Start at one end and work to the other cutting scallops.

3. ***Optional- If you want a nice finished edge you can use a zig-zag stitch to go all the way around the tree skirt

4. Cut out 4 Christmas trees and sew on some button ornaments

5. Add some ric rac lights. Stitch the tree to the skirt using a zig-zag stitch tucking in the tails of your light strands as you go. I laid the trees out on the skirt, so that there was room for 4 trees and 3 presents in between- I didn’t do a present where the slit is to get the skirt on the tree

6. Add a button star to the top

7. Cut out 3 presents to go inbetween the trees. Stitch down with a zig-zag stitch tucking in your ric rac tails as you go

 8. Add a nice ric rac bow to the top of each present.

 Enjoy your beautifully dressed tree!

Yes… we have a Charlie Brown tree. It’s about 3 ft. tall, but it’s real!

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