When you sign up for my email list, I send you a free pattern e-Book, for an ornament design that I created several years back, that I named "Moonlight". It's one of my all-time favorite ornaments (blue is my favorite color!), and it's just one of those craft projects that ends up looking even more beautiful than you expect [...]


These first few ornaments follow the Quilted Ball Ornament Pattern: First one follows the "Snow Globe" ornament pattern.... (More ideas for Snow Globes, HERE.) And, this one is a variation of the "Elements" fabric ornament pattern. Same fabric, whole new look. :) I added glittery silk leaves to "fall" down from the top of this one (which is [...]


I've had lots of people asking me how to do the personalized embroidery that I've been using lately in my Snow Globe ornaments. Since I am now officially completely addicted to machine embroidery, I am happy to show you! I am so excited about this embroidery thing because it opens up so many new ideas [...]

Gingerbread Ornaments

It seems like I've been making a lot of "Snow Globe" ornaments lately, and so today, I'm rounding up a few ideas (new and old!) for you.... I hope these give you some inspiration for your own ornaments! The Snow Globes are so fun because they let you showcase something on each side, like an event, date, birthday.... [...]

Semper Fi Ornament

A couple of years back, I made this USMC ornament to honor my late husband, Jon, who was a Marine. I was not expecting the response I got when I posted it on Facebook last month.... over 8,000 "likes" and counting! So awesome, thank you. :) Under the bow, there are 2 little charms..... a [...]

9 Easter Egg ideas

I've put a link above each picture to where you can check out each talented creator, plus a full tutorial. :) (Click here for the tutorial) (Click here for the tutorial) (Click here for the tutorial) (Click here for the tutorial) (Click here for the tutorial) (Click here for the tutorial) (Click here for the [...]

cute quilted ball easter ornaments

Here are a few no-sew ornaments & Easter eggs I've made this year and in the past. I hope these give you some ideas, and inspire your own new ones. :) Turquoise, teals, and greens are my favorites. All of the fabrics in this ornament were different fat quarters that I put together really quickly [...]


I made this one a few years back. I called it "Lucky Charm" because of the cute little 4 leaf clover charm I added. It's based on the Basic Quilted Ball Pattern (which will also show you how to attach charms and embellishments, like I've done here). (Oh, and by the way, I got the [...]

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14 fabric and quilting projects for valentines day

Just a few of the beautiful projects I've seen around the internet lately for Valentine's Day! (Click each picture to see its original creator plus tutorial.)      

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Quilted Ornament Pattern (make with ribbon AND fabric)

UPDATE at 9:30 A.M. EST: Today is the day! If you're looking to get an ornament or the new Pinwheel pattern, please read this short post. I will be announcing when my shop is open in just a few hours. This Thursday, December 11th, I will have a small collection of new ornaments and kits [...]