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Vintage Ornaments

Inspired by glass ornaments of yesteryear, this wall hanging captures a softer side of holiday decorating.



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Designer: Avis Shirer of Joined at the Hip


•    12—8-1⁄2" squares assorted tan prints (appliqué foundations)

•    7—8" squares assorted pink and red prints (ornaments, ornament stems)

•    7" square gray tone-on-tone (ornament accents)

•    Scraps of assorted pink, gold, and blue prints (ornament accents)

•    5—8" squares assorted blue and purple prints (ornaments, ornament stems)

•    1⁄4 yard red plaid (sashing rectangles)

•    Scrap of red dot (sashing squares)

•    1⁄4 yard red-and-pink plaid (inner border)

•    7⁄8 yard solid red (outer border, binding)

•    41×50" batting

•    1-1⁄2 yards backing fabric

•    12" piece blue 1⁄2"–wide rickrack

•    8" piece pink 1-1⁄2"–wide rickrack

•    8" piece red 1-1⁄2"–wide rickrack

•    14" piece brown 5⁄8"–wide rickrack

•    26" piece purple 1⁄2"–wide rickrack

•    Lightweight fusible web


Finished quilt: 34-1⁄2×43-1⁄2"

Finished block: 8" square


Quantities are for 44/45"-wide, 100% cotton fabrics.

Measurements include 1⁄4" seam allowances. Sew with right sides together unless otherwise stated.