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make your own quilted easter eggs

You guys all let me know on Facebook and through email yesterday how much you liked the new quilted Easter eggs I posted about, and I finally have the pattern ready for you!

I’m super excited about this one …  and what’s got me so excited about these is that the possibilities are so endless for decorating them! Different color combos, ribbons, embellishments… I mean, they’re Easter eggs, right? So you can use lots of bright colors, patterns… get flashy!

fabric covered Easter egg

This tutorial has over 70 (!) step by step photos showing you how to make these beautiful Easter eggs (that’s what took me so long to get this tutorial done).

First, I will take you through the process of creating a basic egg. After I show you the technique, I show you more ways to change the look, by making variations in the pattern, or finishing the bottom of the egg differently.

The possibilities with these are endless, and I know that by the time you are done with one, you will probably have come up with tons more of your own creative ideas! (In fact, I would LOVE for you to tell me what you come up with down below in the comments of this post.)

“I love these and was surprised at all the little extras you include with the directions. Thank you!!” -Gloria

pink quilted Easter egg

 You know, when I first began writing these tutorials about a year and a half ago, I worried a little bit about the fact that they didn’t contain any drawings or diagrams, like a traditional pattern would. Sometimes these folded fabric projects can be a little bit hard to explain, and I honestly just wasn’t sure how to do that by drawing diagrams or just describing everything in words. It doesn’t help that I am the most right-brained person I know, and I just cannot look at a diagram or explanation and then simply figure out what I am supposed to do.

So, when I wrote my very first ornament tutorial, I focused on taking a ton of photos (photography is a hobby of mine anyway!), and explaining every step along the way. Basically, I wrote it like I would have wanted to learn.

Well, I recently received an email from a customer…she told me that she had tried several times to make a quilted ornament, but they just kept giving her trouble. She had a hard time getting her sides to match up, and everything just kept coming out unevenly in general.

She decided to give my tutorial a try, even though she already understood the basic technique…. and she told me that she made an ornament nearly perfectly on the very first try with my instructions! She said the step by step photos made it so easy to follow, that it felt like she was making it right along side me. That absolutely made my week. :)

That is exactly the reason that I started writing my tutorials this way.

I want them to be easy to follow, and for you to feel like I am right there explaining everything to you as you go. I also try very hard to explain things in a way that isn’t rigid… I want you to be able to take the techniques from these tutorials, and then expand on them with your own creative ideas!

I don’t have very many of these fabric tutorials for sale (as of right now I’ve only got 7 different ones for sale, and all the rest of my ornament tutorials are freebies here on my blog), and that’s because I really take a LOT of time with each one, making sure that my photos are the best they can be, and that everything is really easy to follow. I really, really appreciate all of you who have purchased one or more of my tutorials and who have gotten as addicted to making all these quilted creations as I am! We should start a club! :D

As always, if you follow this, or any of my other tutorials, and come up with any questions along the way, please don’t hesitate to ask! You can either leave a comment here on my blog, or email me, and I’ll get back to you with an answer as soon as I can. :)

Happy Easter egg making!

how to make a quilted fabric Easter egg

Here’s what happens when you purchase a pattern from me:

My tutorials are in PDF format, which means they will be emailed to you as soon as you purchase. No waiting!

As soon as you complete your payment, you will receive an email from me, which will contain the links to your patterns.

If for some reason, you do not receive your email, just fill out my contact form, and I will make sure you get it!
Oh, and by the way…I have pattern “bundles” available (which will save you money if you would like more than one of my patterns!).

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  • Melanie February 22, 2013, 6:03 pm

    These are just adorable, I don’t know where you find the time or inspiration. You are one very talented lady. Just love your work :)

    • ornamentgirl February 22, 2013, 9:15 pm

      Thank you so much, Melanie, I really appreciate that! :)

  • Keri February 23, 2013, 12:41 am

    I have been trying to purchase your quilted Easter egg pattern. I get all the way to payment method, I choose pay pal and then continue to checkout to complete payment and I am redirected to a survey from Eugene. Please let me know what I am doing wrong or another way to purchase. Thank you

    • ornamentgirl February 23, 2013, 5:49 am

      Hi Keri,
      I’m so sorry for all of the trouble… I did get your payment, and I’ve just sent you the pattern. Let me know if you don’t receive it..thank you!

  • Cookie February 27, 2013, 1:51 pm

    Did you get my payment for the Easter Egg pattern? There’s just this little circle spinning…..

  • Anna Kirsen March 26, 2013, 5:47 am

    Absolutely gorgeous! I love the attention to detail you put into these Easter Eggs. It is those little final touches which really make your artwork stand out.

  • Mary March 26, 2013, 6:08 am

    Sorry but I can not get the free pattern. Please tell me what to do

    Thank you

    • ornamentgirl March 26, 2013, 10:40 pm

      Hi Mary… did you receive an email confirming your sign up to my newsletter? On that email, there is a link… if you follow that, it will take you right to the page where the free pattern is. Thanks for joining me by the way! :)

  • Cookie March 26, 2013, 1:04 pm

    Is there any way to get the ornament pattern from you without going through Paypal? I have an account but I have NO idea what my login info is. And I would REALLY like to buy that pattern from you. :-/

    • ornamentgirl March 26, 2013, 10:37 pm

      Hey Cookie… can you send me an email to staciann@theornamentgirl.com? I tried emailing you before, but I am not sure it’s getting through. I can take your payment over the phone so you don’t have to go through PayPal, if that works for you. :)

    • ornamentgirl March 26, 2013, 10:37 pm

      Actually, I just saw that your email address is right here. I’ll try emailing you again; maybe I had the wrong address before.

  • Marilyn January 25, 2014, 12:51 am

    This is a bit off of the subject. Many years ago I made several pieces using folded fabric. They fit in large embroidery hoops. I would love to make more of these but can’t find my instructions. Would you or any of your followers have the instructions? Also I would like to have pattern for your Easter egg. I realize that my description is vague but hopefully someone will know what I am talking about.

    • Elaine March 25, 2014, 11:05 pm

      Marilyn, if you type “Folded star pattern for embroidery hoop” in google, you’ll see a number of options for patterns.

  • Carrie P. February 7, 2014, 2:30 am


  • Ernestine McKinney February 16, 2014, 2:04 am

    Simply beautiful! Would make great gifts to pass out in Nursing Homes!

  • Mary Beth Zajac February 20, 2014, 11:41 pm

    I ordered the pattern for the Easter eggs a few days ago through PayPal and have not received it yet. Cant wait to get it!!!

    • ornamentgirl February 21, 2014, 8:10 am

      Hi Mary Beth… I just emailed the pattern to you. I am so sorry you didn’t get it immediately after you ordered! Please let me know if you don’t see an email from me in your inbox soon..

  • Jan Warner February 25, 2014, 9:57 pm

    Good Morning, I recently purchase the Easter egg pattern and have made a few already. I was wondering if I could also follow that pattern for smaller styofoam eggs?

    • Staci Ann Lowry February 26, 2014, 9:19 pm

      Hi Jan…yes, definitely. Just use fabric rectangles that are a little bit smaller. I would just cut a few of the rectangles to start, and that way you can play around and adjust the size as you figure out what works best.

      • Anonymous February 27, 2014, 8:54 pm

        Thank you! I will try that! ??

  • CB March 4, 2014, 10:26 pm

    I finished my first one! pic.twitter.com/CBwO0aeytH

    • Staci Ann Lowry March 4, 2014, 11:06 pm

      It’s beautiful! I re-tweeted your picture; I hope that’s okay! Thank you for sharing. :)

      • cb March 5, 2014, 6:34 am

        Thanks for the re-tweet! I will post more as I do them – I hope to do a full basket. One tip I can share – cut a small square from the same fabric that you start with and pin it under where you’ll be starting. That way none of the white Styrofoam will show if your folds leave a small gap. Also, my egg got rather fat from all the fabric folds. I started from the smaller end of the egg. I think next time I will begin at the larger, rounder end.

  • Deborah A March 7, 2014, 2:29 pm

    I just bought the big pattern bundle. I’m eager to get started but don’t have any styrofoam balls or eggs yet, plus I’m sure I don’t have enough pins for more than one. What is the most economical place to get them? I have tons of fabric scraps and I am looking forward to playing with them to find unique combinations.

    • Lea January 10, 2015, 10:34 pm

      Check the dollar store for little pins. Years ago I could buy a plastic container of about 500 for a dollar.

  • Sue Phillips March 18, 2014, 9:15 am

    Just bought your pattern and does not recognize my password

    • Staci Ann Lowry March 18, 2014, 8:19 pm

      Hi Sue,
      I am going to email the pattern to you directly. Will you let me know if you don’t see it in your inbox?
      I’m sorry for the trouble!

  • Cathy greer December 31, 2014, 9:30 am

    I’m new to your website and I would like to purchase the quilted easter eggs, they’re besutiful. Thanx..

  • vicky January 5, 2015, 10:29 am

    Dear Staci I order your pattern I love your ideals Am older and not computer savvy and really need to keep referring to pattern is there any other thing to look at other then a download. thank you Vicky

    • Staci Ann Lowry January 8, 2015, 9:47 am

      Hi Vicky… thank you so much for ordering the pattern! Unfortunately for now, it is a download only. I”m looking into getting printed copies to have available, but as of yet haven’t found a viable option, since it’s a pretty picture-heavy tutorial. I’m so sorry for the inconvenience, and if this changes, I’ll definitely let you know.

  • Jacky Boyd January 8, 2015, 12:27 am

    Hi I was whining last night cos I could not get the free ornament to work. I did finally figure it out.
    *I have a new question today. When I pay you $10. for the quilted Easter egg, is it actually a pattern, or a download? Also if so how many pages????
    *I ordered a Candy castle dress pattern a few months ago expecting a pattern to come in the mail . . . Oh not at all, To print it out took 127 pages for just one of the ‘patters’ I ordered and instructed to purchach tissue paper to trace the patterns onto. // Got to say I wasn’t happy. IF I know up front what to expect, . . . . you see? That’s all I ask.

    • Staci Ann Lowry January 8, 2015, 9:45 am

      Hi Jacky… I’m so glad you were able to get the free pattern. Did you see my reply on your other post?

      I totally understand what you are saying. The Easter Egg pattern is digital only, and it IS a pretty long tutorial (48 pages), because it is picture-heavy (similar to the free Moonlight tutorial in that respect). A lot of people do print it out anyway, but it’s not a very printer-friendly tutorial. With that being said though, you really don’t HAVE to print it out, as there is nothing that needs to be transferred or traced or any of that. You could follow it right off of your computer screen or iPad or tablet. That is really how it was intended to be used. I took a LOT of pictures, and they are large, in order to make it super simple to follow and make.

      I hope that helps! Please let me know if you have any other questions. :)

  • Susan May January 12, 2015, 10:31 pm

    I just love all your patterns and wish I could afford but alas I can’t between raising our grandson and the battle against throat cance this past year with my husband it just isn’t possible. But your patterns are absolutely gorgeous.
    God Bless

  • Deb Ashley January 13, 2015, 11:48 pm

    I just purchased this pattern and I am SO excited! I can’t wait to give this a try. These are so beautiful! Thank you <3

  • Barbara Rhodes January 15, 2015, 2:58 am

    Can you tell me the number of pages in your quilted easter egg pattern? I want to order it but I have to make sure I have enough ink. When I ordered you Christmas ornament pattern the number of pages were included. Thank you, Barbara

    • Staci Ann Lowry February 4, 2015, 6:21 am

      Barbara, there are just under 50 pages. It’s quite long, but VERY detailed!

  • Rebecca January 15, 2015, 5:38 am

    I just purchase the Easter egg pattern, and wanted
    to know were to purchase the Styrofoam egg, Thanks.
    Can’t wait to start. Thanks God Bless You.

  • janet January 16, 2015, 9:10 pm

    How do I order the egg pattern. Tks janet

  • Leah January 17, 2015, 2:48 am

    beautiful, love it

  • Beverly Seger January 19, 2015, 1:11 am

    do you sell quilted eggs (in addition to the instructions?)

    • Staci Ann Lowry February 4, 2015, 6:26 am

      Yes, I do….. they are usually all sold out, but when I have them available, I announce it on Facebook and to my email list. :)

      • Cecilia February 15, 2015, 2:01 am

        Can I order ones that are already made? I would love to have some for Easter! Please let me know. I can send funds through PayPal or however you prefer. Please let me know the cost as well.

  • carol Hodge January 25, 2015, 5:05 am

    I couldn’t’ download the free ornament pattern. Can you help me out?

    • Staci Ann Lowry January 25, 2015, 7:41 am

      Hi Carol….I’m so sorry aboutthat. I’ve just emailed it to you. Will you let me know if you can download it now? Thank you!

  • Balencia January 30, 2015, 2:34 am

    Although they are absolutely gorgeous, $10.00 is too much to pay for an e-Book (unless it is over 300 pages).

    • Staci Ann Lowry February 4, 2015, 6:37 am

      Balencia, I certainly respect your opinion, and I thank you for the compliment! I tend to put a higher emphasis on quality of the book, rather than quantity of pages, though. :)

      I will add that I’ve had numerous people tell me they initially tried cheaper tutorials, and then decided to buy mine after all….and that they were so glad they did. I’ve put a lot of love into each of my pattern eBooks, and I proudly stand by their high quality of instruction, photos, and ideas.

  • Erika February 12, 2015, 2:29 am

    absolutely beautiful

  • Loretta Bradley February 26, 2015, 12:02 pm

    Lovely, simply lovely!

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