Yep, in my mind, this is totally DOable.
I'm calling this a Franken-pattern: taking two ideas I have seen online and putting them together into a single project. The project-to-be is an advent calendar--something Sweetie has sighed wistfully about every time we take out the holiday decorations.
First part: the backdrop
A pieced tree, seen here in a picture from Barbara's blog Cat Patches. The pattern, "Oh Christmas Tree", comes from the book Creative Scraps: Quilting with Bits & Pieces, by Jeanne Stauffer and Diane Schmidt.
Part two: decorating the tree
kit form on the Fabric Depot website. I just keep returning to the website for this kit, pausing with my hand over the "add to cart" button--should I? should I not? I swear, they are gonna be out of stock before I finally make up my mind.
What last-minute crazy idea has you biting your nails? Or are you just finishing up the handmade gifts?