I know it’s a bit early for holiday talk, but this no-sew quilt-looking ornament would be a great desk accessory, car mirror charm, or doorknob embellishment. It’s all about what fabrics you use. And, of course, they look good on Christmas trees, too.

Quilted Ball Ornament Tutorial – Link.

Image: artsyfartsy_crafts eBay store

Becky Stern

Becky Stern

Becky Stern (sternlab.org is a DIY guru and director of wearable electronics at Adafruit. She publishes a new project video every week and hosts a live show on YouTube. Formerly Becky was Senior Video Producer for MAKE. Becky lives in Brooklyn, NY and belongs to art groups Free Art & Technology (“release early, often, and with rap music”) and Madagascar Institute (“fear is never boring”).

  • Cheryl Kelly

    I have been making Quilted Christmas Balls for about 20 years and all I have to say is WOW… I have never seen one quite like this VERY VERY NICE !! It almost looks painted. Could you please please please share how you made this? Pretty please…. :)

  • lien

    Could you please share how to make the quilted ball like the one in the picture it’s gorgeous!
    Thank you so much,

  • Cindy Buck

    I too would love to have the pattern !!!!

  • Kim

    I would love to make this , please share the pattern and info