Browsing Category Quilted Ornament Tips and Tricks

Tips & Tricks: Make Mini Umbrella Ornaments

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

It's #TuesdayTip time! I'm so excited to share with you this video from our ornament designer, Monica, where she shows how to create these adorable little umbrella ornaments using various ornament patterns. (April showers... wedding showers... baby showers?) Click HERE to watch it. Happy Ornament-ing! Staci Ann

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Tips & Tricks: Working with Stripes

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Stripes tend to look best when you make sure the stripes are running lengthwise through your fabric pieces when you cut them... that way they end up running outward from the center of your finished ornament (instead of going in all different directions and wonky-looking.) Of course, there are always exceptions to every rule. ;) Happy Ornament-ing! Staci Ann

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Tips & Tricks: Use scrap fabric for Quilted Easter Eggs

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

What I love most about making quilted Easter Egg ornaments, is that you can mix and match all sorts of colors and textures... in fact, the more colors & patterns, the better! They are a GREAT way to use up scraps, remnants, and fat quarters. An easy idea to get started with? Just begin at the ...

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Tips & Tricks: Using Fabric with Words

Monday, April 1, 2019

It can seem tricky to use fabric that has words on it in making quilted ornaments. Since the fabric for most patterns is usually cut into small pieces, and then folded into even smaller pieces, it can seem like the words wouldn't even be readable in the finished ornament. There are a couple of things you ...

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Tips & Tricks: Hide Foam with Bead Caps

Monday, March 11, 2019

Ever have holes or gaps in the very center of an ornament, where some stubborn foam insists on showing itself? (#NoShame - it happens to all of us!) One cute way to hide this (and this is just ONE way... I'll send even more in future emails).. is to simply pin on a bead cap, like shown ...

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OG Tips & Tricks: Making Crown Ornaments

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Something we REALLY love doing around here is making little changes to patterns, to turn them into something totally different! In this ornament, Monica took the Windmill pattern, and turned it into this gorgeous Queen of Hearts Crown, with only a few simple changes. You can see her video, showing these little changes, right HERE... which you ...

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