I wasn't sure about participating this year. I don't have a Christmas project in the works, and no need for any decor or gifty Christmas items. I reached out to Sarah and asked if it would be okay to reprise my Life Size Christmas Tree Wall Hanging, and she said yes.
Some of you may remember when I first posted about this in July 2017.
That year, my son, who lives in a small house with two roommates and three cats, and whose son was at the time two years old, asked for something like this. They don't have room for an actual Christmas tree, but they have favorite ornaments they'd like to display.
It was the perfect solution, and they've used it for two Christmases now. The cats can't climb it and it doesn't get in the way, but they can decorate it and even put presents under it.
When I posted about it in 2017, some of the commenters mentioned that it would also be good for someone living in a nursing home or a dorm.
I posted a tutorial for making it. You can find the tutorial here.
Mary Kay, a quilter who reads my blog and found the tutorial, made a version of her own in 2018 and sent me a photo. Her version turned out beautiful, especially with all her lovely ornaments on it.
Mary Kay's Christmas Tree
I'm glad my Christmas Tree has been so popular. The tutorial is my most-visited blog post ever. Thank you, Sarah, for allowing me to share it again during 12 Days of Christmas in July this year.
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