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How to make a quilted ball ornament

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How to make a quilted ball ornament
How to make a quilted ball ornament
How to make a quilted ball ornament quilted ornament pattern

Pattern Description:

You can make a perfect quilted ornament...and it's way easier than you might think.

This complete tutorial will show you, through step by step instructions, and over 60 detailed photos, how to make a 4 layered quilted ornament, and how to make it perfectly. These ornaments are absolutely beautiful... and they are not nearly as difficult to make as they look with these foolproof instructions.

This tutorial will make your ornament-making easy, with detailed directions and professional photos of every step...you will not find more complete instructions for making quilted ornaments anywhere.

I learned how to make these ornaments 20 years ago as a teenager, and I've literally made thousands of them... this tutorial is chock full of my personal tips and hints for making your ornaments as absolutely beautiful as possible. I will show you how to use less fabric than traditional methods (saving you money), and I will show you how to easily get both sides of your ornament to line up perfectly with each other. You can see some of the great reviews this tutorial has received here: http://theornamentgirl.com/blog/being-crafty/quilted-ornament-tutorial/.

You make them out of almost any kind of material you can dream up (fabric, ribbon, even paper), and for virtually any holiday or special occasion. They also make perfect gifts for not just Christmas, but for things like wedding and baby showers (personalize them with matching colors and materials), birthdays, and even sports teams. The possibilities are literally endless.

Also included are TWO bonus tutorials, "How to make a quilted ornament using wired ribbon" which will show you how to use beautiful wired ribbons, instead of fabric, to make your ornaments, and "How to make a ribbon bow and hanger." These two bonus tutorials are included free!

I am always more than happy to help if you have any questions at all in making your ornament...just email me!

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 3" round ornament

Materials:

  • about 60" narrow ribbons
  • about a quarter yard of fabric
  • 3" styrofoam ball
  • 300 sequin or satin pins
  • pearl tipped pin
  • scissors
  • tape measure


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