Sunday, December 06, 2009

Christmas Tree Skirt- in progress!

I've been busy working on my Christmas tree skirt. I'm SO pleased with how it's turning out that I can't help but give you a sneak peek!

Christmas Tree Skirt in progress

I think most members of my family have a tree skirt like this, but the original pattern had a ruffle around the edge. I decided to rebel* and do prairie points instead. I AM IN LOOOOVE! I still need to make the ties and sew the backing on but I feel giddy with joy about how good it looks. Thanks to my Grandma M for the fabric to make it.

*Apparently rebel (reb-uhl- the person who goes against tradition or whatever) is spelled the same as rebel (ree-bel- as in the ACT of being a rebel). I kept thinking they must be spelled differently, but they're not. I need to keep things like this in mind when I'm complaining about how confusing Dutch is.

14 comments:

Amy said...

What a magnificent skirt. I think I am in love with it too.

Noodle said...

Oh I'm so going to copy your cute idea of points on you tree skirt... I love them!!! Maybe next year I'll get my tree skirt done... Love it kim you did a great job!!

Andrea said...

It looks awesome!

Sonya said...

Wow thats beautiful!!!! I really want one for my christmas tree but Im sooooo not good with the sewing machine. Well done!

Wizardress said...

You should SO be selling these next Christmas. It's awesome!!!

sweetjeanette said...

Stopping by from Sits to say hi. Oh my goodness gracious! I love your tree skirt! Can I be on your Christmas gift list?!? LOL

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Ashlee@fatmomblog said...

That is simply amazing! I love it!

Nancy Campbell said...

Gorgeous. I would totally buy that.

Mesina said...

Oh I love it!!! My christmas tree skirt is a bought one....sadly. I don't own a sewing machine (yet) and my Mom was totally not good with a needle and thread - Grandma was. Too bad I didn't get to hang around Grandma enough to learn a thing or two! But I LOVE your skirt!! It looks fantastic!!

And yeah Dutch is so confusing - and yet we do have to remember english isn't all that easier! x

thamarai said...

what can I say...wooowi!! :) I am waiting to see it completed and on the tree..

Cat said...

You are so amazing! Beautiful!!!

Anonymous said...

If you think that's bad, look up contranyms. Words that are their own opposites!

Sanction can mean to authorize an action or to penalize an action, you can remove stuff by dusting a room or add it by dusting for fingerprints, "seed" can mean to either add or remove seeds, cleave means both to cling to or separate from, and on and on.

I can't imagine what these must do to the brains of non-english speaking people when they first run into them :/

Tam said...

I love the points!!!! IT POPS!

Unknown Mami said...

You amaze me with your creativity!

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