Free Pattern: Prairie Point Pine Cone Ornament


Remember those pine cone ornaments constructed of layers and layers of little folded fabric triangles? Inspired by my latest Prairie Point project, I got out my glue gun and got to work!

The pine cone ornament I admired back in the day were probably built on a Styrofoam egg, but I had a 2 ½” Styrofoam ball on hand so I used it. And here it is! Click here to download the pattern PDF

This would be a great tag-team project, with one person pressing the Prairie Points and another gluing them to the ball.
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Justine Self

Thank you for this pattern, I’ve always thought these ornaments were so pretty. I plan to make one every year for each of my Grandchildren using fabric illustrating their interests of the time. What a fun thing for them to take to their first home and use on their tree.

This is cool

in my guild we used pins instead of a glue gun. less messy and fewer burned fingers.

Sandy Skelton

These are beautiful made out of gold, silver or even tartan ribbon for Christmas. I also make these in pastel colours over polystyrene eggs for Easter. I also use sequin pins instead of glue.58CT

Sharon Blake

Pairie point pine cone ornament. I cannot fine the tutorial. can you help me.

Sharon, I will send you a PDF of the pattern to your email address. Sylvia Thomas, AQS Administrative Assistant

Julie Roberts

Looking for the pattern for the prairie pinecone Looks like it was available for a time in 2012. Can I still get the PDF? Thank you

Hi Julie. Yes, the pattern is still available. I’ll send a PDF to your email address. Hope you enjoy making these, I love them! Sylvia Thomas, AQS Office Administrator

Sue Rogers

Fun to see this pattern again. Long, long ago in another life I taught craft classes for the Piece Goods fabric shop in Oak Ridge, Tenn and this was one of our holiday classes but we used ribbon and pins.

Jan Fithian

please please would you send me the PDF pine one prairie point pattern. Thank you so very much.

Hi Jan, I have sent the PDF to your email address. Merry Christmas! Sylvia Thomas, AQS Office Administrator

Julia Gibson

I cannot make the link to the PDF work, all I get is a blank page. Could you send me the instructions also? I would like to try this on an egg shaped form. The round one looks more like an artichoke but is still pretty. 🙂 Thank you

Julia, I have sent the PDF to your email address. Let me know if you need anything else. Sylvia Thomas, AQS Social Media Manager.


I cannot open your pdf file. Help

Elaine, I have sent a PDF to your email address. Let me know if you have trouble opening this one. Sylvia Thomas, AQS Social Media Manager


Hi, I’m unable to access the pdf, is it still available please?

Hi Andrea, I emailed the PDF to you. Please let us know if we can be of further assistance to you. Thanks, Betsey