I’ve been sitting on this project since the beginning of November. Procrastinating because I knew it would be a beast. Not expensive, just time consuming.
I kept putting it off. Tree came up, I used my old tree skirt. And ugh…hated it.
So Sunday was cold and rainy. A perfect day to tackle it.
Using white lightweight denim I bought at Joann’s moving sale last year for $2.99 year less 50% (dirt cheap, I bought every yard I could find), I made a 5×5 square:
Folded into quarters, then a triangle:
And cut, with my little helper beside me:
Cut a slit on one side and you get this:
Then, ripped 5 yards of white broadcloth purchased at Hobby Lobby for $2.99/yard less 40%:
Using my favorite cheetah print, ripped half yard of 2inch stripes, and lots of hot glue..made pleats:
And 2 hours and 74 glue sticks later, I ended up with this:
I am in love. My daughter wanted to sleep on it.
It is fabulous.
The little touch of leopard is perfect.
And I could not be happier.
And with that, this is my last holiday project of the year. YAY!