We’ve been busting out the Holiday themed apparel all week this week. Next up for the lil Missy will be this adorable Christmas tree appliqued skirt I made.
To make the actual skirt, I used my free Flat Front Skirt Pattern. (Love this pattern.)
I wanted the skirt to be simple in design to show off the felt trees; so instead of adding a contrasting band to the bottom, I added 3 inches to the skirt length so it would reach her knees.
|Boots: Bear Paw Knit Boots, Infinity Scarf : Tutorial found here.
Aren’t the little trees adorable?
This would be a great project if you have a Cricut or Silhouette machine too.
If you want to make a skirt similar to this one, it’s really easy!
You can use felt or your favorite fabric. (If you use felt, be sure to wash it before using – it will shrink.)
The EZ Steam has a permanent bond, so you can apply these with just an iron or stitch them for a little extra pop! (It is safe to sew through the the fusible web/glue.)
Ready to make the skirt?
Follow the Flat Front Skirt tutorial to make the skirt. (Or use your favorite skirt pattern.)
Stop once you have assembled the main part of the skirt, and before any gathering.
Cut a strip of the EZ steam, just a bit taller that the die and apply to the felt. (Follow the package directions to determine the correct side of the EZ Steam to use first.) Trim the felt.
Use your favorite cutting method to cut your shapes. (By hand, die cutting, or a digital cutting machine.)
Pull the backing off the shape and apply to fabric
(I love this mint green hot pink combo!)
Once you have the shapes in the desired positions, iron in place.
Stitch around the shape if desired!
Complete the skirt assembly and you’re done! Go show it off!
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Jamie Sanders is a wife and mom of 2, located in the heart of Texas. She founded Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom in 2011 as a place to share creative ideas and family friendly recipes. Her work has been featured on Martha Stewart, Woman’s World, HuffPost, TODAY, Pioneer Woman, HGTV, CNET, Good Housekeeping, Yahoo, Oprah Daily, and Redbook, plus many other publications. To date, she had given away just under a million free pdf sewing patterns.