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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 is head of wearable electronics at Adafruit Industries. Her personal site:



  1. Cheryl Kelly says:

    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…. :)

  2. lien says:

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

  3. Cindy Buck says:

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

  4. Kim says:

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

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