How to Make a Christmas Tree Skirt

A tree skirt is great for hiding an unsightly tree stand or base, but more importantly, it serves as a lovely background for beautifully wrapped Christmas presents and acts as additional decor that complements the tree decorations that you already have. In this article, we want to show you how to make a Christmas tree skirt. Give your tree a gorgeous personal touch with any one of these 5 DIY Christmas tree skirts.

1. No-Sew Burlap Tree Skirt


Accented with simple white ribbon, this round, ruffled, handmade, no-sew burlap Christmas tree skirt is a perfect backdrop for colorful gifts underneath the tree. You can recreate this skirt by following Alison’s step-by-step guide as featured on the Journal Sentinel’s lifestyle section, Fresh.

2. Snowflake Christmas Tree Skirt

Upon seeing a tutorial on making embroidered receiving blankets, Kat of Just Crafty Enough was inspired to do the same for her Christmas tree skirt. This project uses wool felt, but you can also choose other fabrics and materials such as fleece or flannel. Check out Just Crafty Enough for detailed instructions on how to make this understated circular tree skirt.

3. Felt Flower Tree Skirt

Smitten by a Christmas tree skirt she saw on Pinterest, blogger-crafter Julia was inspired to create her own felt circular poinsettia tree skirt. The colors and textures on the fabric she used are beautiful. Get step-by-step instructions, complete with the flower patterns from Julia’s post on Sugar Bee Crafts and have fun putting together this easy-to-make round flower skirt.

4. Moroccan Wedding Blanket Tree Skirt


Gwen Hefner of The Makerista loved the beauty of Moroccan wedding blankets. She thought this fabric-decorating technique was perfect for all sorts of décor and decided to create a Christmas tree skirt inspired by it. Learn how to make this Christmas tree skirt over at Design Sponge and add texture, warmth, and a hint of sparkle to your holidays with your very own Moroccan wedding blanket-inspired Christmas tree skirt.

5. White Felt Christmas Tree Skirt


What began as an idea from her mother-in-law inspired Emily of The Wicker House to create this elegant white felt tree skirt. As you can see, the fabric looks fantastic under white Christmas tree lights. You can also make your version of this using felt cloth, yarn, and pom-poms. Visit The Wicker House to see detailed steps for creating this tree skirt and give your Christmas tree a gorgeous finishing touch.

Personalizing your Christmas tree couldn’t be any easier—with a bit of time and effort, you can create the perfect tree skirt to place under your tree. Have you made your own tree skirt before? We’d love to see them!

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