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Ken Wingard is making an adorable Swedish inspired Tree Skirt.
DIY Dala Horse Tree Skirt
Level:
Beginner
How-To:
Christmas Decor
Seasonal Event:
Christmas

DIY DALA HORSE TREE SKIRT MATERIALS:

  • Felt in red or desired color for horse
  • Hard felt in white or desired color for saddle
  • Existing tree skirt
  • Buttons
  • Beads
  • Needle and thread
  • Marker
  • Template (download here)
  • Fabri-tac
  • Craft glue
  • Fabric scissors
  • Paper scissors
  • Optional:
    • Decorative rope

DIY DALA HORSE TREE SKIRT DIRECTIONS:

  1. Print provided template and use paper scissors to cut out. (Download template here.)
  2. Trace and out as many of the pieces in felt with fabric scissors as you will need to make the desired amount of horses.
  3. Hand sew the beads onto the saddle seat piece cut out of white felt.
  4. Use fabri-tac to attach the saddle seat to the saddle.
  5. Glue the bridal onto the face and mane onto the back of the neck of the horse using fabric glue.
  6. Add some buttons onto the saddle straps using craft glue.
  7. Attach the horses to the tree skirt spaced evenly along the curved outer edge. Use fabric glue to attach.
  8. If desired, add decorative rope along the edge of the tree skirt with fabric glue.
  9. Allow the glue to dry, place around the tree and enjoy!

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