Christmas Tree Skirt // diy

by Ashley Weeks Cart

At the end of November, I turned this vintage quilt that my great-aunts hand stitched many many decades ago into an heirloom tree skirt for our family. For the past four years, James and I had wrapped an old polar fleece blanket around the base of our tree, so I thought that it was time to make a proper tree skirt for many Christmases to come. Thanks to the help of some friends who know a thing or two about sewing, and inspiration from Marisa, the lass behind New Dress A Day, I successfully tackled my first sewing project and even Momar gives two very enthusiastic thumbs up to the result.

Marisa’s got the full run down (complete with animated gif demonstrations) up on her blog today. This is our teaser post for a column to come on her blog featuring yours truly. I’m excited to share all the deets in 2013. For now, check out the full DIY tutorial here.