Presents Under the Tree Skirt video
Presents Under the Tree Skirt
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Prep your tree for presents beneath. Delight your family this year with a new Christmas skirt under the tree! This Presents Under the Tree Skirt will make a wonderful backdrop for the piles of brightly-wrapped gifts awaiting your loved ones on Christmas morning.

In this Learn, Make, Create! online video class tutorial brought to you by Annie’s Creative Studio, quilting expert Nancy McNally demonstrates how to sew and applique this charming Presents Under the Tree Skirt.

In this online video class, you’ll learn how to:
  • Draw a large fabric circle using paper, string and a pencil.
  • Stitch to prevent the fabric from fraying.
  • Create an opening for the tree skirt.
  • Make bows, ribbons and Christmas presents with fusible fabrics.
  • Attach the pieces with raw-edge applique.
Skill Level: Confident Beginner

Finished Size: 40" in diameter

  • 1¼ yards cream tonal
  • ¾ yard red and green print
  • ¾ yard total assorted red, green and gold prints and tonals
  • Backing to size
  • Batting to size
  • 1 yard (⅞"-wide) red ribbon
  • 2 yards (15"-wide) fusible web with paper release
  • Double sheet of newspaper (or paper at least 41" square)
  • Pencil
  • String
  • Template material
  • Thread
  • Basic sewing tools and supplies
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