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Christmas Tree Skirts You Can Make!

In less than an hour you can make a lovely Christmas tree skirt. These fun and fast tutorials prove you don’t need to have the skills of a master seamstress to craft a wonderful holiday decoration for your families tree. And you don’t need allot of money either!

Take a look at what you can create with a little bit of creativity,  fabric and embellishments like cutouts, ribbon and fabric trim.

Pleated Christmas Tree Skirt Tutorial from Mommy by Day...


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Or you can customize a store brought Christmas tree skirt by embroidering your families name on it.

Make Family memories with this one of a kind tree skirt!

Make Family memories with this one of a kind tree skirt!


Short on time but still want to make an impact? Well check out how our friends over at “Make it and Love it” crafted a great Christmas tree skirt with just a couple of yards of fabric and a beautiful brush fringe fabric trim. Click here to view the tutorial!


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Sew (or Craft) A Special Gift for Dad this Father’s Day!

Still not sure what to get for Dad this Father’s Day? Yes you could just head on down to the mall and get him yet another tie, but before you do, why not consider sewing (or crafting) him a special personalized gift this year. Need ideas or Inspiration? Check out this roundup of fun & easy tutorials we found online!

iPad SleeveFather’s Day: iPad Sleeve with Removable Cross-Body Shoulder Strap

Help Dad keep his beloved iPad  safe with this iPad Cover from Sew 4 Home. Its quick to sew and this great tutorial has tons of pictures and easy to follow step-by-step directions.


Stamped Initial Cufflinks

Dad will simply love these handmade personalized cufflinks. Check out the full tutorial at Tatertots and Jello.


Reverse Applique Tie Banner

Talk about a creative use for old,worn out ties!



With a little help from Mom, even the smallest members of the household can make something extra special for dad.

Handmade Father's Day cards Kids can Make!Some construction paper, markers, a ruler and a couple of pennies are all that’s needed to create this one of a kind special Father’s Day card that Dad will be sure to treasure for years.


Make Dad’s day, give him a trophy!

This project is a bit more complicated so I wouldn’t attempt to make this with very young children, but it will definitely put a smile on dad’s face .


His Morning Coffee will Never be the same again!

This is one of those projects that looks more difficult than it is. Just purchase a plain coffee mug, and enamel paints then let your little artist create a one of a kind mug!