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Mini Tree Skirt

mini tree skirt-no sew felt crafts for kids!

Putting up and decorating a Christmas Tree is a beloved holiday tradition. And small Christmas trees are a fun and practical way to bring some extra warmth and holiday cheer to small spaces or add a twist to your holiday decor. Making your own mini Christmas Tree skirt is not only a fun felt craft but an easy way to dress up your small tree! Let’s get to it!

Supplies needed for mini tree skirt:

  • Felt (white) 19″ x 19″
  • Mini pom-poms
  • 2 yards pom-pom trim
  • Aleene’s tacky glue
  • Marking tool
  • String about 12″ long
  • Fabric Scissors

Step-by-step instructions for your mini tree skirt felt craft:

1. Cut your felt into a 19″ x 19″ square, and fold twice into a square to find the center.

2. Cut a length of string about 12″ long. Tie the end to a marking tool. You will want the final length of the string to be about 9″ long. 

measure felt, fold in half, and then in half again to find the center

3.  Place the loose end of the string in the middle of the felt square and use your marking tool to create an even circle. If you can get someone to help hold your felt still for this step, it is helpful in making your circle. 

using string in the center and sharpie to create a perfect circle on your felt

4. Cut out your felt circle.

cut out your felt circle

5. Fold your circle twice, and then cut out a small section in the middle to create a circle cut out in the middle of your tree skirt. You can adjust the size of the inside circle depending on your tree base size.

cut out the middle of your tree skirt to fit around tree trunk

6. Cut a line from the edge to the middle circle cut out, even out the inside circle if needed. 

cut an opening from the edge to the smaller center circle

7. Attach your pom-pom trim to the wrong side of your felt (the side you marked)using a bead of tacky glue on the edge of the outside circle of the felt. Continue all the way around. 

glue the pom pom trim to the edge of the  back piece of felt

8. Once the trim is attached, turn your tree skirt to the right side and attach your mini pom-poms to the front. I spread them out where I liked the placement and then added a dot of glue to attach them. 

glue pom poms to the front of felt

9. Let the glue dry completely and then you are ready to decorate your mini tree!

finished felt tree skirt

Commonly Asked Questions:

What is the typical size of a mini tree skirt?

Small Christmas Tree Skirts: 18 to 36 Inches. 18-inch tree skirts pair well with miniature tabletop trees, while 24 to 36-inch skirts are ideal for 4 to 5-foot Christmas trees. The smaller tree skirt size is elegant and adds holiday cheer without taking up too much space.

What is the best material to make a tree skirt with?

The tree skirt can also be made from all kinds of fabric but felt, fleece, or lined seems to work best.

Hooray! You’ve just created your very own mini Christmas Tree skirt. This is a great way to bring your own personal style to your tree and add more fun to your decorating. Sit back and enjoy your work and tree all season long!

Does your child enjoy crafting? At Elevation Handmade we offer beginner-friendly courses that teach skills that will last your child a lifetime, check out our courses today!

Happy Crafting!

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