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Easy Christmas Crafts: Paper Quilt Patch Ornament


Like a real quilt, this little paper quilt patch ornament uses small scraps — this time of paper — and a few simple tools to become a festive and colorful addition to your holiday decorations.

Just look at the bright and cheerful decoration.

Paper Quilt Patch Ornament finished and on display

Easy Christmas Crafts: Paper Quilt Patch Ornament Materials and Tools:

  • Scrap of colorful cardstock for the background circle (if you do not have colorful cardstock, glue a colorful paper to poster board or chip board to make the circle)
  • Paper for the center square
  • Paper for the four triangles
  • Paper for the eight triangles
  • Two colors of curling ribbon
  • Ruler
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • 1/4 inch hole punch
  • Pattern - Paper Quilt Patch Ornament

Take a look at the simple materials and tools.  

Paper Quilt Patch Ornament materials and tools 

The Steps for How to Make the Easy Christmas Crafts: Paper Quilt Patch Ornament:

Print the Paper Quilt Patch Ornament pattern.

Cut around the pattern shapes.

Paper Quilt Patch Ornament step 1 cut pattern pieces

Use the pattern pieces to cut the various shapes.

Cut the large circle out of colorful cardstock or out of colorful paper glued to poster board or chip board.

Cut one of the square shape.

Cut four triangles of one colorful pattern.

Cut eight triangles of another colorful pattern.

Paper Quilt Patch Ornament step 2 cut shapes

Fold the pattern in half with the diagram on the outside.

Match the edge of the folded pattern to the circle to show where the square should be placed.

Paper Quilt Patch Ornament step 3 fold circle pattern in half

Use the pattern to center the square horizontally before the glue sets.

Paper Quilt Patch Ornament step 4 center horizontally

Rotate the pattern to center the square vertically — quickly before the glue dries.

Paper Quilt Patch Ornament step 5 center vertically

Add the four triangles.

The hypotenuse (long side) matches against the edge of the square.

Paper Quilt Patch Ornament step 6 add 4 triangles

Add the eight triangles.

One short side of each triangle matches the short side of the glued triangle with the points of the triangles meeting.

Paper Quilt Patch Ornament step 7 add 8 triangles

Match the pattern over the glued shape to determine where to punch the holes.

The points of the pattern should match the points of the shape.

Paper Quilt Patch Ornament step 8 use pattern for holes

Punch the holes through the pattern and the background circle.

Paper Quilt Patch Ornament step 9 punch holes

Measure and cut 36 inches of two different colors of curling ribbon.

Paper Quilt Patch Ornament step 10 measure and cut ribbons

Begin weaving the first ribbon through the holes and around the circle.

Paper Quilt Patch Ornament step 11 weave first ribbon

Secure the first ribbon with a square or hard knot.

Paper Quilt Patch Ornament step 12 secure first ribbon

Begin weaving the second ribbon.

Alternate the weaving such that the second ribbon crosses the first.

Paper Quilt Patch Ornament step 13 weave second ribbon

Secure the second ribbon with a square or hard knot.

Paper Quilt Patch Ornament step 14 secure second ribbon

Use the edge of the scissors to curl the ribbons.

I split the ribbons after they are curled to make a fuller decoration.

Paper Quilt Patch Ornament step 15 curl ribbons

Measure and cut 12 inches of each of the curling ribbons to make the hanging loop.

Paper Quilt Patch Ornament step 16 measure and cut ribbons for hanging loop

With the curls in the 4 to 5 o'clock position, insert the two ribbons in the 12 o'clock position.

Tie a knot in the ribbons and trim the ends at an angle.

Paper Quilt Patch Ornament step 17 form hanging loop

Hang the cheerful paper quilt patch ornament to brighten your decorations.

Paper Quilt Patch Ornament step 18 hang decoration to display

A fun and easy decoration that can vary with the papers used.

Use decorative papers or wrapping paper and just enjoy being creative.

Have fun!

The Paper Quilt Patch Ornament is a fun and easy project for young and old alike.


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