Lone Star Christmas Tree Skirt – A New Pattern

Every year I picture a calm, relaxed holiday season with gifts wrapped early, festive decor up weeks in advance, beautiful meals for my family, and plenty of time for holiday themed sewing.  Then life intervenes and I’m scrambling yet again.  This year I’m ahead of schedule on at least one thing: my new lone star Christmas tree skirt, which is also the newest pattern in my Etsy shop.

The tree skirt measures 48″ across, uses seven different fabrics in the star, finishes as an octagon, and is a lot of fun to make.  It follows the same basic principles taught in my lone star block tutorial and is a relatively quick project because it’s just one quilt block.

The pattern includes a coloring sheet to plan your fabric placement and instructions for making the block into a tree skirt.  I enjoyed mixing up some of my Christmas fabrics in mine.  It features prints from Alison Glass, Alexander Henry, Victoria Findlay Wolfe and Amy Butler.

I quilted mine with an orange peel pattern in the small diamonds and straight lines in the background.

A lone star Christmas tree skirt will be a beautiful addition to your holiday decor, as well as a great gift.

The pattern is available now in my Etsy shop at the one-time introductory price of $5.00.  Download yours today, and get started on your holiday decor and gifts!

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