I knew I wanted to make a Tree Skirt, and I have had the Holly Jolly Tree Skirt by A Bright Corner in my pattern basket for a little while now.
So over Thanksgiving weekend I headed out to my absolute favorite local quilt shop, and picked up some Christmas fabric that they had on sale for Black Friday. I used 3 prints from Jingle by Kate Spain, 2 prints from Holly's Tree Farm by Sweetwater, and 1 print was a half yard I had in my stash.
The pattern is very straight forward and easy to understand, and I was able to get the sections cut out and pieced together in one evening.
I used this adorable Santa fabric from Joann's for the backing, and I made sure that the seam from where I pieced it was towards the back. That way I could flip it over and use either side if I wanted to. Like always, I quilted with Aurifil thread in an all over loopy pattern. This "quilt" is only the 3rd or 4th one I have done on my new Janome 8900, and I fall in love with my machine more and more every time!
Because of all the angles on this hexagon quilt, I made bias binding using another print from Jingle by Kate Spain. I machine stitched it to the front, then hand sewed it to the back.
I adore how this turned out and I love how festive it looks under the tree. I also love that it is not a traditional circle tree skirt.
Here is the tree and everything looking super festive! Whenever my blogging gets sparse, then you can always find me on Instagram for daily updates on what I am working on.