Today I am over at Benartex's blog Sew In Love With Fabric sharing a super fun tutorial for a simple modern tree skirt that you could whip up in a weekend to dress up your tree this year or to give as a gift!
This project uses 2 yards of background fabric, a few fat quarters, backing, and a half yard for binding to create a fun tree skirt from Amanda Murphy's Sparkle line. Check out all of the fun prints in this line!
It is also helpful to have a larger 30 degree ruler. I own and used this ruler, which I highly recommend (NOT an affiliate link!). You can definitely make the skirt without one, but it is helpful!
I used Ohio Stars as my 6 inch finished blocks in my skirt, however, you could follow these directions and sub in any 6 inch finished block of your choice!
I used some red yardage from my stash to make bias binding to finish up this project -- using bias binding makes dealing with the curves much easier!
Before you head over to Sew In Love With Fabric to check out the full tutorial, enter to win a set of Sparkle fat quarters for yourself!
Two possible entries to win:
-- For everyone: Leave a comment with what your Christmas tree skirt looks like -- mine is brown satin with brown velvet trim -- yes, I have a store bought tree skirt AND stockings. *blushes* (If Christmas isn't your winter holiday of choice, share a favorite winter tradition!)
-- For followers old and new: Leave a comment with how you follow and your favorite Christmas fabric line.
Thanks for visiting and check out the other stops this week on the Christmas in July hop!
Wednesday: Alison from Little Bunny Quilts, featuring Sparkle
Thursday: Cynthia from Quilting is more fun than Housework, featuring Holiday Cheer
Friday: Benartex blog design team featuring Joyful