Easy Christmas Tree Skirts and Garlands
These tree skirt and garland ideas are simple ways to make your Christmas tree dazzle.
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Make a graphic skirt from felt. Cut a large circle of felt for the base, cutting a hole in the middle and a slit to the hole. Add large felt snowflakes with fusible web and then stitch or hot-glue fringe around the edge.
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Ring Around the Evergreen
A circular felt skirt looks lovely at the base of a tree. Carry through the ball-ornament theme with a border of felt circles in shades of green and bright red. Look for premade tree skirts to embellish, or cut your own felt circle.
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Glue wedges of textured felt to a circular base for an instant tree skirt. Trim seams with rickrack and edge with pom-pom fringe.
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Ornament-Trimmed Tree Skirt
Have yourself a merry little Christmas with an easy custom tree skirt that simply bubbles with style.
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By the Letter
Cookie letters strung together to spell out the kids' names take the place of traditional garland on this family-friendly tree.
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Barrel of Baubles
Replace a traditional skirt with a shiny bucket. Stand your tree in an antique barrel, then use extra ornaments as shimmery filler.
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Adirondack Tree Skirt
Soft sherpa wool runs the border of this classic tree skirt. The center pattern is a pieced-together set of 25 fabric squares in plaid and tree designs.
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Gingerbread Friends Garland
These gingerbread friends hold hands to create a delicious holiday decoration.
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The Colors of Winter
Two shapes of burlap pair up for a rustic tree skirt. Just cut the burlap, leaving raw edges, and assemble the pieces using a single topstitch.
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Early Americans relied on the abundance of nature to recreate their Christmas customs.
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Make a fashion statement under your tree with a skirt made from layers of rich fabrics such as taffeta and damask. Simply wrap about 3 yards of the fabric around the tree base, tucking the unfinished edges out of sight.
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Beautifully coordinating papers send season's greetings on this garland. Accordion-folded centers add a ruffled accent, while lettered tags add a classic patchwork look. Attach coordinating stickers and bells and the garland sings with style.
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