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I am trying my hardest to not be a grinch this year. I bought a little tree, some lights, and some ornaments and set it up in our living room. But then I realized it looked a little naked on the bottom - I needed a tree skirt! :)

Making a tree skirt is super easy to do and you can make one in any size! You can sew it or use fabric glue - whatever is easiest for you. I did a mix of both since I plan on using it over and over. The tree skirt can also be made from all kinds of fabric - I made mine from quilting cotton since I have lots on hand, but I think it would be lovely in felt, fleece or linen!

Step 1: supplies

You can really make a tree skirt of any size - head to the next step for more info on that. You'll need to increase the amount of fabric and binding as needed. :)

If you're not the best at sewing or want to get this done quick, you can easily make this no-sew by employing a hot glue gun or fabric glue. If you go the fabric glue route, I really recommend Beacon Fabri-Tac. I've used other fabric glues and they just don't hold up - but Fabri-Tac is wonderful. Dries and adheres quickly and stays nice and strong even after washing!
Woohoo! It would drape a little more artistically if there weren't four, giant screws sticking out of the top of the base, but you can't have everything. We are content. This was EXACTLY what I needed to get started. Thank you so much for a great, easy-to-follow Instructable.
<p>OH WOW!! THIS SOUNDS SO EASY. I AM DISABLED IN A WHEELCHAIR AND MY HANDS DON'T BEND WELL. I CAN USE THE PINS TO PIN THE PATTERNS ON THE MATERIAL. I AM GOING TO HAVE SO MUCH FUN MAKING THIS TREE SKIRT.</p>
<p>Thanks. We are doing this today and getting ready for the Christmas spirit. Looks siple and fun.</p>
Jessy I love your tips and works thanks for sharing all with us!! All the instructions are easy to follow and make!! I was thinking about making a tree skirt this year then got busy really bad but I will do that next year! Thank you!
have you ever thought of making a contest about rubber band bracelets??
We've actually got one going now!<br /> <br /> <a href="http://www.instructables.com/contest/bracelet/">http://www.instructables.com/contest/bracelet/</a>
seeing that title, I thought you were going to make a skirt from a tree.... anyhow good job...
Nicely Done!
Thank you well done !
This is beautiful! I'm having fun with Christmas this year - bought a bigger fake tree :) during the online black Friday deals and recently bought a TON of lights and going to decorate everywhere! :) I definitely need to make one of these - so beautiful and simple. I have basically draped fabric around the bottom to mimic a tree skirt - although hopefully I will take some time to make one this weekend! Thanks for the inspiration!
Great job! And it looks quite simple too...I bought one just the other day and now I wish I waited! :D

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