For those that would like to see a tutorial on making the snowman tree go to the bottom of this post and follow the link and password to see a tutorial on a smaller table top snowman tree....this larger one was make the same way. **Thank you goes to Christmas Candy for the idea and Paintlady for the wonderful photo "how to." >>Once you get to site...click on the first photo of snowman. Then scroll through the larger photo pages, under some of the photos there are written directions where needed.
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love this snowman tree. this year I'm hoping to make one. I think I'll try making a table top one. thanks for sharing your tutorial for making this snowman tree.
Oct 23, 2012, 07:33 AM
I've always loved this tree! I do have a smaller tree that was given to me last year I should get my stuff together and to it. Thanks Diane for reminding me and YOURS stunning! Penny
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Oct 23, 2012, 11:38 PM
Thank you for sharing the snowman tree again, he is so adorable and there are probably some that come here that have never seen him before. And Paintlady has such a great tutorial on how to make him.
Oct 23, 2012, 11:52 PM
I was looking for him. I thought it was about time he showed his cute little head. thanks,
Oct 24, 2012, 02:26 PM
thanks for sharing him!! I have never seen this before.....so glad you shared!!
Oct 24, 2012, 08:25 PM
When I made my Frosty I used a tree that you placed the branch "hook" into a slot on each row. So what I did is I just took the row of branches that I replace with stuffing.... and added them to the upper or lower set of branches. I wired these extra branches to the ones that I already had hooked in place. So lets say I had:
Row A Row B ....head Row C Row D.....belly Row E Row F.....bottom Row G
On row "B" I replaced it with stuffing so I took row B branches and added them to the row above or below. (it is your chose as to were you place the branches that you didn't use.)Then I laid the loose branches on the next level of branches and wired them to those in order to hold them in place. I got my tree from walmart and at the time it was only 20 full price and about 6 foot. Just wanted to let you know how to use a tree that has removeable branches. Have fun...I love my Frosty.
the pictures r so nice. any instructions on approxately length or width of material., etc. thank you for posting this. am sending it to my sister.
Nov 09, 2012, 01:41 PM
It is difficult to give a length and width because it depends on the size of snowman. I really just eyeballed it. Just remember that you will run a basting stitch around your material and gather it to the "fullness" that you want. When I got it to what I wanted.. I tied off my basting strings(floss), then cut off the excess material. Then you can either stitch the back seam closed or you can glue it closed. Mine over lapped enough and the snowblanket was course enough to hold itself shut. I leave mine together, and store it with a Christmas tree bag over it to keep it clean. If you click on the pictures in the tutorial, some of the pictures have written instructions explaining that step. Glad you like the tutorial **Paintlady was very kind to go through all the work to show us how she did her beautiful trees.
Thank you SO MUCH. This year I am making one. I already have the polyfil and the tree (which I bought at a tag sale this summer for $7. and the batting. I'm thrilled that you showed how to make the hat. That was my biggest worry. It looks totally doable. Thanks again, Linda
Dec 15, 2012, 07:26 PM
Here is Aunt Diana's
Sep 12, 2013, 04:31 PM
Originally posted by Aunt Diane: For those that would like to see a tutorial on making the snowman tree go to the bottom of this post and follow the link and password to see a tutorial on a smaller table top snowman tree....this larger one was make the same way. **Thank you goes to Christmas Candy for the idea and Paintlady for the wonderful photo "how to." >>Once you get to site...click on the first photo of snowman. Then scroll through the larger photo pages, under some of the photos there are written directions where needed.
Sep 13, 2013, 08:44 AM
KG in CA
It's always great to see this guy pop up each year!
Summers are just this side of hell, but you don't have to shovel sunshine...
Diane I love your tree so much and one day maybe I will actually try a bigger one. HMM maybe I should look around for a good buy on one now and try a bigger one this year. lol I am so happy that the tutorial has helped many with this project, it is fun to share with others.
Linda this tutorial only exist because of you and all the work you put into sharing your step by step instructions. I just did the easy part....it would HURT to have lost all the info on this wonderful craft project. *looks like the wirebox snowman "how to" got lost when photobucket did some updating a while ago ~sad face~ Hugs, DianeThis message has been edited. Last edited by: Aunt Diane,
My nose is made of orange felt and I just made a cone shape and added a few stitches to make it look like a carrot. You can find how tos on the interent. google: felt carrot. Then I just cut a small slit in the face a pushed the nose in. So make the nose longer then you need. http://whilewearingheels.blogs...carrot-tutorial.html