how to use up fabric scraps

The CUTEST way to use up your quilting 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:


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?):


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:


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! :)



  1. Karla Braswell on May 6, 2014 at 7:37 am

    love them

  2. Gayla Warden on May 9, 2014 at 12:52 am

    Love these how do you get pattern

  3. Debbie Dondero on May 14, 2014 at 11:23 pm

    Would love to get patterns how?

  4. Diane Worthington on June 17, 2014 at 9:07 am

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

  5. Debbie on July 4, 2014 at 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?

  6. Sue Cowen on September 27, 2014 at 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.

    • Staci Ann Lowry on October 23, 2014 at 11:08 pm

      Hi Sue…. I’m so sorry to hear about your husband. (I am a widow as well.) I hope you will start making your ornaments again! Please let us know if you do. :)

  7. Georgia Brosko on October 20, 2014 at 2:31 am

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

    • Staci Ann Lowry on October 23, 2014 at 11:06 pm

      Hi Georgia…. I saw that you purchased the pattern bundle. Thank you so much, and let me know if you have questions about any of the patterns!

  8. Deborah Phillips on October 29, 2014 at 11:06 pm

    Which ornament pattern is the Christmas one I was on face book? It was white with green and also had red berries and a red ribbon o the top. Thanks, Debbie Phillips

  9. MaryAnne Freymuller on December 29, 2014 at 11:59 pm

    Computer will no longer download is there anyway I could buy patterns and have them mailed?

  10. Susan on January 2, 2015 at 5:27 am

    Beautiful. I love making ornaments and these are wonderful. Thank you for the free pattern

  11. Colleen Vargason on January 18, 2015 at 6:18 am

    I bought the easter egg pattern and an having problems finding the eggs. Can you help me. Thanks

  12. Sheron Reagan on November 14, 2021 at 1:52 pm

    Please send me directions Please

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