Fabric Ornaments

Some of these links are to tutorials. Some are to sites that sell patterns, or even finished ornaments. Some are to inspirational pictures. Some are a bit big for ornaments. Photos of most of these projects can be seen on the following pages. (Click on any photo to see a larger image. A link to the original page will be above the photo.)

http://pinterest.com/pinwheelpond/fabric-ornaments/
http://pinterest.com/pinwheelpond/felt-projects/
http://pinterest.com/pinwheelpond/yo-yo-projects//


The links below are organized into the following categories:

Crazy Quilting
Ornaments made from Yoyos
Paper Pieced Ornaments
Smocked Ornaments
Fabric Covered Balls
Flat Folded Star (Quilt Square)
Folded Star Ornament Balls
Pine Cone Ornaments
Assorted Fabric Ornaments

Crazy Quilting

Stocking
http://www.flickr.com/photos/doodlebugfinery/3030441603/

Crazy quilt star
http://www.flickr.com/photos/92367173@N00/73856148/

Crazy Quilt Cat
https://docs.google.com/viewer?url=http://www.quiltbug.com/PDF/Cat-Ornament-Pattern.pdf

Heart
http://www.geocities.com/SoHo/lofts/6531/heart.jpg

Heart
http://loopylace.com/anniescrazyworld/?p=708

Felt crazy quilt stocking (couldn't get tutorial to load)
http://cowgirl53.wordpress.com/2006/11/06/christmas-ornament-tutorial/

Mitten
http://www.flickr.com/photos/21419326@N00/3110301109/

Ornaments made from yoyos


Lollipop
http://www.happybirdscraftinghaven.com/2008/07/cute-yo-yo-lollipop-christmas-ornaments.html

Trees
http://www.flickr.com/photos/12826779@N02/2130193192/in/set-72157603274312476/

http://fionacarter.typepad.com/my_ramblings/2009/12/christmas-ideas-fabric-yoyos-christmas-tree-ornaments.html

http://www.qheartland.com/files/YoYo_Tree.pdf

Two tutorials for trees
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=136150.msg1336197#msg1336197
http://www.cddesigns.com/AfternoonProj/YoYo/PDFs/yy002b.PDF

Yoyo covered balls
http://pinwheelponders.blogspot.com/2009/08/yoyo-pomander-yo-yo-ball-ornament.html

Angels
http://www.craftsayings.com/projects/small_gifts/yo_yo_angels/index.shtml

Bell
http://www.favecrafts.com/Ornaments/Yo-Yo-Fabric-Ornaments#

Paper pieced ornaments

http://www.patchpieces.com/Paperpiece.html

Star heart ornament
http://ajpadilla.com/patterns/seasonal/christmas/ornaments/paper-pieced-star-ornaments/paper-pieced-star-heart-ornament

Sets of four ornaments
http://www.petalpatterns.com/2007/02/ornaments-and-adornments.html
http://www.petalpatterns.com/2007/02/ornaments-set-2.html

My Santa ornament tutorial
http://pinwheelponders.blogspot.com/2009/07/paper-pieced-santa-pattern.html

Oher paper pieced santas
http://www.flickr.com/photos/kotkarankki/3121275068/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/pickleweed/2153548232/


Smocked ornaments


I have a blog page with information on them.
http://pinwheelponders.blogspot.com/2009/02/some-thoughts-on-smocked-ornaments.html

Fabric Covered Balls


strips of fabric
http://www.eddieross.com/eddie_ross/2009/12/plaid-shirt-ornaments.html

ruffled fabric pomander balls
http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-pomander-ornament-from-scrap-fabric/2009/11/19/

Fabric ball tutorial (freehand)
http://theredthreadblog.blogspot.com/2008/12/crafting-with-kids-christmas-decoration.html

Fabric ball tutorial (geometric)
http://whipup.net/2008/12/08/tutorial-fabric-ornament/
http://pinwheelponders.blogspot.com/2009/01/some-thoughts-on-3d-multi-faceted-cross.html

Fabric balls photos (geometric)
http://www.flickr.com/photos/vaniacarlapranteatelier2/tags/bolasnatal%C3%ADnas/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/anatuyama/2084071812/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/retalhosdavovo/2976894648/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/retalhosdavovo/2899899138/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/flor-de-menta/2925464643/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/glorinha_fischer/3108172104/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/32438282@N04/3029884233/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/mmonteirog/3121806566/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/arte_arteira/3029451729/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/drika-novaes/

With beaded trim
http://www.flickr.com/photos/edvanaaguiar/3063460801/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/artesnanda/2121747858/

Youtube tutorial
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ppn5qSu9ALo&feature=related
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hi-NMFDBaBU&feature=related

Kimekomi ornament tutorials
http://ornamentdesigns.com/2010/08/22/six-petal-flower-kimekomi-ornament/
http://ornamentdesigns.com/2010/08/05/japanese-checkers-kimekomi-ornament/
http://ornamentdesigns.com/2011/10/09/true-colors-kimekomi-ornament-video/
And other links from the bottom of that page.


Kimekomi Handballs, from the book "Japanese Kimekomi, Fast Fun,and Fabulous Fabric Handballs"
Click on "See more photos" on this page
http://www.clotilde.com/detail.html?prod_id=9414
http://www.flickr.com/photos/33068532@N04/sets/72157610738330530/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/33068532@N04/3085817776/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/raycious/3102567358/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/raycious/3170036894/

Rickrack star balls
http://www.diyalert.com/node/4022

Flat Folded Star (Quilt Square)


Here is one I made
http://www.flickr.com/photos/14426014@N05/1667967410/in/set-72157602642721343/

I didn't have a pattern for mine but I'm told that there is one in the book "Folded Fabric Fun" by Nancy J. Martin.

Here are two tutorials

Issue 2 patchwork star
http://www.craftcreations.co.uk/pages/magazines/issues/pdf/issue2/patchworkstar.pdf
Issue 41 patchwork star
http://www.craftcreations.co.uk/pages/magazines/issues/pdf/issue41/patchworkstars.pdf

And a tutorial for a large round one
http://bronzewombat.blogspot.com/2008/12/folded-star-or-somerset-patchwork.html

Tutorial for a round one.
http://www.sayyestohoboken.com/2010/12/blognog-somerset-star-ornament.html

A round one on a CD
http://www.favecrafts.com/Ornaments/Quilted-CD-Ornaments

Here is a photo of a round one.
http://www.thimble.ca/?p=60

Here is one made into a cube
http://www.flickr.com/photos/ojoyolife/334807318/

More flat folded fabric pictures
http://home-and-garden.webshots.com/photo/1253761111055785125pdyhoL
http://good-times.webshots.com/photo/2283088150101941350RYWiAw
http://home-and-garden.webshots.com/photo/2893209600084540923HMCvhU

Star shaped one
http://www.mawickecreations.com/quiltstar.html

Folded star ornament balls

Here are several tutorials.
http://www.make-stuff.com/projects/quiltball.html
http://www.allthingscrafty.com/search/label/Folded%20Star%20Ornament
http://crafterwithoutacat.blogspot.com/2009/08/ornament-tutorial.html
http://quilting.about.com/od/holidayquiltpatterns/ss/folded-fabric-star.htm
http://priscillastyles.blogspot.com/2009/12/mid-week-midnight-madness-no-sew.html

And a video tutorial
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OB9S-rxIe6w

And a pattern for a variation.
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=28322577

Here are some nice photos. Some use fabric and some use ribbon.

http://anescherrer.blogspot.com/2009/08/amor-de-mae-amor-perfeito.html
http://anescherrer.blogspot.com/search?updated-min=2009-01-01T00:00:00-08:00&updated-max=2010-01-01T00:00:00-08:00&max-results=50
http://www.flickr.com/photos/28408249@N07/3119570864/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/thedragonweaver/76438441/
http://www.quiltingboard.com/t-31032-1.htm

And three sites that sell them.

http://www.theornamentgirl.com/
http://www.etsy.com/shop.php?user_id=5581552
http://dustyoakornaments.com/category_68/In-Stock-Ornaments.htm

And a photo of one made from paper.
http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-XVV4-Mg06cM/Tj5AJ2NtNoI/AAAAAAAAA4s/oFCIkaRBgao/s320/12+09+Ornament+Detail.jpg



Pine cone ornaments


These are similar and they are often made from ribbon. Here are three tutorials.
http://www.offray.com/57.html
http://whipup.net/2007/10/09/tutorial-ribbon-pinecone-ornament/
http://knittygrittythoughts.typepad.com/knitty_gritty_thoughts/2009/11/my-entry.html
Some nice ones.


http://www.abetterbead.com/images/catalog/seasonal/Christmas-winter/ribbon-pine-cones-2.jpg
http://www.craftygirlz.com/images/Alexandra.JPG
http://www.flickr.com/photos/kaeley/2086947076/
http://www.craftygirlz.com/images/brownbluedots.jpg
http://www.craftygirlz.com/images/Monica.JPG

And a place to buy them
http://www.mawickecreations.com/ribbon.html

These can also be made with paper.
http://stampingstarlette.blogspot.com/2007/12/pinecone-ornament-tutorial.html
http://inkspirations.blogspot.com/2006/11/its-here-tutorial-for-pinecone-balls.html

Assorted Fabric ornaments

Woven Fabric Hearts

http://chloecrafts.blogspot.com/
http://www.curbly.com/diy-maven/posts/5784-curbly-video-podcast-how-to-make-woven-fabric-hearts

felt and fabric hearts
http://spoonfullofsugargirls.blogspot.com/2009/11/charming-ornaments-part-2-how-to.html

three dimensional doily ornament
http://www.marthastewart.com/how-to/three-dimensional-doily#slide_1

Hexagon ornament stars
http://www.kiwiquilts.co.nz/site/kiwiquilts/files/images/Free_pattern_images/Christmas%20Stars%20pattern.pdf

Patchwork ornaments. You could even use a cross stitch design instead of the bunny print
http://www.flickr.com/photos/11824218@N07/2103579836/

Here is the pattern.
http://bunnyhilldesigns.com/editor_uploads/Free%20Miniature%20Quilt%20Pattern.pdf

Fabric stars
http://www.flickr.com/photos/losabia/284077378/in/set-72157594178967666/
(from this book http://www.flickr.com/photos/losabia/284077246/in/set-72157594178967666/)

Simple fabric stars
http://www.craftideas.info/html/star_ornament.html

Origami fabric star
http://zencrafting.blogspot.com/2008/12/fabric-origami-star-ornament.html

I have made these stars from two pieces of fabric fused together
http://www.scraplovers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=6245

Cathedral window patterns
http://www.shelleysstudio.com/Christmas%20Ornament.htm

Three petal ornaments
http://katrinastutorials.blogspot.com/

Four petal ornaments
http://katrinastutorials.blogspot.com/2009/09/fabric-ornament-number-one.html

Fabric pompoms tutorial
http://mollychicken.blogs.com/my_weblog/2008/06/fabric-pom-pom.html

Fabric pomander
http://kojodesigns.blogspot.com/2009/11/stash-crafted-ruffle-pomander-ornament.html

denim tree
http://melissagoodsell.typepad.com/day_to_day/2007/11/day-2---christm.html

Ruffled tree.
http://mousechirpy-polkadotpineapple.blogspot.com/2009/08/ruffled-christmas-tree.html

fabric star
http://monsieurcardinale.wordpress.com/2009/12/09/christmas-star-ornament/

Santa triangle
http://www.flickr.com/photos/colophondesign/sets/72157603428512830/

Fabric birds.
http://www.spoolsewing.com/blog/2008/05/16/bird-mobile/

Felt and fabric heart
http://spoonfullofsugargirls.blogspot.com/2009/11/charming-ornaments-part-2-how-to.html

Fabric pinwheels
http://beadhappilyeverafter.com/blog/?tag=fabric-pinwheel
http://chickpeastudio.typepad.com/chickpea_sewing_studio/2008/01/fabric-pinwheel.html

Fabric strip stars
http://blog.betzwhite.com/2011/12/fabric-star-ornament-tutorial.html

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