As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.
Stash Crafted Ornament Extravaganza- Installment #1
There are just so many things to love about these no sew, nearly free, super easy, fabric scrap utilizing little gems! I had everything to make them on hand in my craft room (you might need to run to the dollar store for a pack of foam balls, but even then, the whole project will just cost a dollar). The best part? All of the scraps are bits from projects I made this year, so the ornament turned into a little mini-collage of my 2009 sewing projects. Fun, right?
To make a ruffle pomander ornament, gather:
-a mini foam ball (this one is an inch or two in diameter)
-fabric scraps (I used about twenty little circles)
-sewing pins (again, about twenty)
2. Using a crochet hook, poke a hole through your foam ball. I got a whole pack of mini foam balls at the dollar store awhile back. You can bet you’ll be seeing more of these during our Stash Crafted Ornament series.
3. Pull a ribbon through the hole and tie it off at the bottom.
4. Gather one of your scrappy circles into a ruffle-y shape. Pin through the fabric to bunch/secure. Poke the pin into the foam ball.
6. When your pomander looks nice and full and ruffle-y, you’re done! Even with my weird, perfectionistic tendencies, I think this whole process took 20 minutes. Fabulous!
***There were a couple of really small foam balls in my dollar store pack. With some thumbtacks (sewing pins would be too long) and a little supervision, these extra mini foam balls might be a fun kid’s ornament crafting activity!