Time needed: 1 hour
Learn how to make a fabric Christmas tree, a lovely festive decoration that can be brought out year after year.
You will need:
• Poly stuffing
• Needle and thread for hand sewing
• Tree Template
- Cutting out your tree.
To make a fabric Christmas tree start by downloading your template above, print on either A4 or A3 size paper
Fold your fabric in half and place the pattern on the fold and mark around it.
Cut out your tree and repeat 5 times to make a total of 6 tree pieces.
You can mix and match different fabrics.
- Making Your Tree
Place two pieces right sides together and stich around the edge.
Leaving a few inches open along the bottom edge.
- Putting together
Clip all the corners and curves so they will turn out nicely.
Turn the tree right side out and repeat with the other 5 trees.
- Assembling your Christmas tree
Press your trees and the seam allowance at the opening so it will be easier to close at the end.
Place all three trees together and sew down the middle, making sure to backstitch at the beginning and the end.
- Finishing your tree
Stuff your tree using a blunt ended tool to make sure the stuffing goes right to the ends of the tree.
When you have finished stuffing all the parts of the tree, hand sew the openings closed.
You have now made a fabulous Fabric Christmas Tree. Well done!
Now you can embellish the ends of the branches with small baubles or bells if you wish.