Published on Nov 26, 2012 How to make 'patchwork' star ornaments for Christmas. These are the perfect quick, inexpensive, last-minute gift for friends, family, co-workers and acquaintances. Use fabric scraps and vintage buttons for a one-of-a-kind ornament! Once you get all the pieces cut out, chain sew them on the machine and you can get a lot of them done quick. They can also be hand sewn if you choose. Free templates can be found right here.