Browsing Category Quilted Ornament Tips and Tricks

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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Using the Edges of Your Ribbon

Friday, April 20, 2018

I am asked a lot if I cut the edges from my wired ribbons before using them to make my ornaments.   Every so often I do (if the wire inside is very hard to work with), but most of the time, I try to incorporate the edge into the design of the ornament.   That's what I did ...

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Where to Find Charms for your Quilted Ornaments

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

I love adding little charms to my ornaments. I got this little ghost charm from By the way, I've got a handy list of supplies (with links) for these ornaments, right HERE.

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A Basic Star with Satin Fabric

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

This Basic Star ornament is made with satin Halloween fabrics. Just a few tiny star sequins really make it pop! If you don't know how to make these ornaments yet, you can learn in my Basic Star Workshop... it's FREE!

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Finding Horizon of Hope fabric by Longaberger

Friday, October 13, 2017

This has been one of the most popular ornaments I've ever made, and it makes an absolutely beautiful breast cancer awareness gift. I am asked all the time about the fabric. It is called 'Horizon of Hope' by Longaberger. This fabric is retired and difficult to find, but I recommend you keep an eye out for it ...

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Using Sheer Fabrics in Quilted Ornaments

Friday, October 6, 2017

I get asked all the time if sheer fabrics will work on folded fabric ornaments. The biggest issue you'll find when you use sheer fabrics, is covering the pins from the layer below. If you're not careful, pins can sometimes show through sheer fabrics. You can easily take care of this issue by either... 1. Using a solid ...

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