Instead of posting links to Making Do Ideas on this blog now (I'll just post my own projects here though they are few and far between now), I'm now posting them on my Pinterest Board named Making Do Stuff.
You do not have to have a Pinterest account to see it.
Tuesday, December 8, 2009
Curtain Christmas Tree Skirt
I put up my Christmas tree for the first time in 8 years. I'm lacking a tree topper and a Tree Skirt.
So, when you become known for making stuff out of trash, family and friends pawn their trash off on you. I got this gaudy shiny curtain from my mother who thought I might make a Play dress out of it. Instead, it shall go under my tree.
I cut off the side panels and the ruffle from across the top. I cut the ruffle in half.
Then I am going to pin and sew on the ruffle to the side of the panel that doesn't have a ruffle.
Then I sewed the two panels to each other but only halfway up, the slit will go around the base of my fake tree.
And here it is under the tree, not exactly a skirt since it's square, but lots less sewing and cutting then if I decided to make it a circle.