Charms Add Sparkle to Quilt Block Ornaments

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Vary the Charms and Colors for the Season!

These cute little blocks make charming ornaments to enjoy any time of the year. Charms add sparkle and a bit of whimsy for a wonderful finish.

Use Christmas scraps for tree ornaments and holiday giving. They’re also great for decorating wrapped gifts. For other times of the year, choose colors and charms that work best for the occasion.

Quilt Block Charms

3 1/4″ x 3 1/4″ finished size.

Detailed instructions are not provided by the designer. But cutting sizes are, and that’s probably all you need. Look at the photo for placement and piece the blocks as you normally would.

You can also use small blocks leftover from other projects. A finished size of 4″ square is great for ornaments.

Quilt Block Charms

3″ x 3″ finished size.

Layer the blocks with thin batting, or skip the batting and use thinner flannel – or nothing at all since they’re so small. If you skip the batting you might apply a fusible interfacing to the back of the block to give it more structure.

Quilt Block Charms

2 3/4 “x 2 3/4” finished size.

Once layered, quilt and bind as usual. A single fold binding is great for small blocks (learn more here). Then, add a hanger and a charm for a pretty finishing touch.

3 1/2″ x 3 1/2 ” finished size.

Learn more about how these are made at the following article by Sachiko at Tea Rose Home.

Click here for the “Quilt Block Charms and More Sunnyside Avenue Projects” article.

You’ll find a nice selection of sewing themed charms here and Christmas charms here (we love the silver snowflakes!).

 

 

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