This is a fall pumpkin fabric that I found at JoAnns a few years back. I outlined the pumpkin (using the Snow Globe pattern) with a gold shimmery ribbon. The last layer is actually just more of the same pumpkin fabric. Then for extra sparkle, I added a few gold sequins and seed beads around the…

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Try using ‘falling leaves’ in place of a bow, for your Fall-themed ornaments. This is the same exact pattern as my “Moonlight” pattern (which is a free download on my site), except that I added some glittery leaves falling down one side, instead of a bow. (To add the leaves this way, start at the…

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Want an easy and beautiful way to embellish your quilted ornaments? How about flowers? Here are a few quick ideas: These sparkly poinsettias are actually scrapbooking embellishments! Simply pin them to the top of your ornaments with pearled pins (or you can use beads, sequins, etc)… and you have a beautiful topper in seconds. This pretty daisy came from…

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When you sign up for my email list, I send you a free pattern e-Book, for an ornament design that I created several years back, that I named “Moonlight”. It’s one of my all-time favorite ornaments (blue is my favorite color!), and it’s just one of those craft projects that ends up looking even more beautiful than you expect…

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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…

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This weekend, I was cleaning out my fabric stash. (Alright, really I was just looking at it all. Cleaning out? What does that even mean??) I came across some cute snowman-y fabric that I must have bought a few years ago. And, I had even bought it in 2 colors. I felt inspired to make…

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