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Gingerbread Tree Skirt for Small Tree

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Author Sheryl Hastings
Price $4.95
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This tree skirt is decorated with gingerbread people and hearts. They are hand appliqued but you can machine applique if you prefer. I chose to use a handmade ruffle to give it that nice tailored look. It's also fully lined. You'll hate to cover it up with presents.


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Supplies needed to make the tree skirt
5/8 yard of fabric for skirt and lining
1/4 yard of beige fabric for gingerbread people
3/8 yard of fabric for ruffle (or 2 1/2 yards of a purchased ruffle)
1/2 yard of Heat N Bond Lite
Small scraps of red fabric for hearts
15 buttons, appx. 1/2”
2 yards of green 1/8” wide ribbon
2 yards of white 1/8” wide ribbon
Embroidery floss to match or contrast with your applique fabrics (2 skeins for gingerbread people)
Sewing thread to match fabrics
Craft glue
3-dimensional paint
You will need either a large piece of designing paper or you can piece together standard sheets to
measure a square at least 24 inches. You will also need a piece of string or ribbon about 18” long.

General supplies:
5” to 7” embroidery hoop(s), scissors, pins, embroidery needle, paper & pencil, ruler, cardstock (for
printing applique pattern pieces, optional), iron & ironing board, sewing machine, cutting mat with
ruler & rotary cutter (optional)

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