A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Craftster is for freely sharing how to make things! Don't post pics of things you sell in hopes of getting some sales or we'll have to bust out the LIMBO stick on you! Wink
Total Members: 301,993
Currently Running With Scissors:
689 Guests and 22 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Anyone know of a pattern for a really nice Chrimstas tree skirt?  (Read 453 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
mandys_momma
« on: June 02, 2011 12:05:28 PM »

We have a silent auction in September at my church.
I'd like to crochet a Christmas tree skirt, if I can find a pattern that looks up to date. I don't want the red, white, green yarns used in traditional ways.
Prefer it to not be granny square.
Guess I'm looking for some new wave crochet patterns. Can you point me in the right direction?
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Maria Merlino
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

An Invitation to You to Explore My Work
Offline Offline

Posts: 1034
Joined: 22-Feb-2010


View Profile
« Reply #1 on: June 03, 2011 10:40:57 AM »

Here are a bunch of patterns:
http://www.bevscountrycottage.com/christmas/tree-skirts.html

Maria
THIS ROCKS   Logged

mandys_momma
« Reply #2 on: June 03, 2011 01:06:50 PM »

Thanks Maria, but I didnt' find anything in those links. I'm looking for something totally different. Not traditional or country looking.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Maria Merlino
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

An Invitation to You to Explore My Work
Offline Offline

Posts: 1034
Joined: 22-Feb-2010


View Profile
« Reply #3 on: June 04, 2011 11:54:15 PM »

By studying how to construct a tree skirt with the patterns available, you will have the perfect opportunity to design your own pattern. You must have an idea of what you want. Start with  the colors you like, then a stitch and go from there. Sketch it out on a piece of paper. How non-traditional do you want it? Is your church that avant-garde?  Most people do like the traditional colors. I thought the one that was beige with poinsettias was a little different.How about using a very fancy yarn and let that do the all the talking? Crochet with sequins or make a design with colorwork. Use a lacy stitch on top and back it with a solid color to bring out the beauty. What I'm saying is use this as an opportunity to stretch your creativity and come up with something that is all your own. You can do it if you put your mind to it. Good luck!

Maria





« Last Edit: June 05, 2011 06:29:14 AM by Maria Merlino » THIS ROCKS   Logged

Maria Merlino
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

An Invitation to You to Explore My Work
Offline Offline

Posts: 1034
Joined: 22-Feb-2010


View Profile
« Reply #4 on: June 05, 2011 06:34:51 AM »

Here is another called Stained Glass:
http://web.archive.org/web/20071013085454/http://sarahanns.com/crochetworks/skirt.html

It looks different.

Maria
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Being Cast As The Token Black Girl Helped This Model Find Her Inner Beauty
Embracing The Complexity Of Black Beauty
How to Winterize Your Beauty
Are Expensive Skin Creams Better?
Megan Fox Inspired Makeup Tutorial
Latest Blog Articles
Summertime Sweetness: Fruit Salsa & Cinnamon Chips
Fire Up the Grill: Jerk Steak
Tute Tuesday: July 4th Light Up the Sky Hat

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2015, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.