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The CUTEST way to use up your quilting scraps.

how to use up fabric scraps

One of the questions I am asked most often about my quilted ornament patterns is:

“I have tons of scraps and fat quarters left over from my bigger quilting projects. Are these pieces big enough to make quilted ornament projects from?”

The answer is, absolutely. In fact, quilted ornaments are a perfect way to use up your fabric scraps.

Each ornament takes less than a quarter yard of fabric. And, not only that, your fabric will be cut into small rectangles, and then layered onto the ornament, so you’ll be able to use up your smallest of scraps.

It’s such an awesome way to make sure all those little pieces of fabric don’t go to waste…whether you make an ornament using only a couple of different fabrics, like this:

holly-christmas-ornament

Or, whether you make a “scrappy” style ornament, with all sorts of different fabric pieces, like one of my customers, Terri, did here (how cute is this?):

patchwork-ornament

The best part of an ornament like this? It is completely unique. No two will ever look alike.

Here are some quilted Easter Eggs, which I made from fat quarters:

quilted-easter-eggs

If you’ve never made these before, you can see all of the different patterns I’ve got available right HERE. Just be careful…they are addicting! :)

{ 10 comments… add one }

  • Karla Braswell May 6, 2014, 7:37 am

    love them

  • Gayla Warden May 9, 2014, 12:52 am

    Love these how do you get pattern

  • Debbie Dondero May 14, 2014, 11:23 pm

    Would love to get patterns how?

  • Diane Worthington June 17, 2014, 9:07 am

    Would love to get patterns for these ornaments. Please let me know how to do that..

  • Debbie July 4, 2014, 4:49 am

    These ornaments are so cute, that I am going make some for my tree this year. How can I get the pattern?

  • Sue Cowen September 27, 2014, 5:03 am

    I have been making Christmas ornaments for over 50 years. I started as a new bride in 1957 and made 1 each year for 40 years. My husband died after our 42nd anniversary. I haven’t made any since but would like to make a few more while I can still see and move. Just turned 80 in July.

  • Georgia Brosko October 20, 2014, 2:31 am

    How do I get these patterns please let me know soon.

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