43 Scrap Fabric Projects
Recycle your leftover material to make these amazing scrap fabric ideas!
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Don't you love it when you're at the craft store and you find the perfect cotton fabric for that special project you've been planning? Finding the right material is a joyful moment for crafters. But what happens to the leftover fabric when your project is complete?
Many crafters find themselves with bins and baskets full of leftover fabric. Even if the pieces don't match each other, a lot of women can't bring themselves to throw away good material. These unique scrap fabric projects provide the solution.
There are dozens and dozens of crafts you can make with scrap fabric. These 43 Scrap Fabric Projects are just a few examples. From DIY wreath ideas to headbands to flowers to scarves and more - you'll run out of fabric long before you run out of ideas! Check out the list below for a large variety of scrap fabric crafts.
DIY Home Decor
Use leftover pieces of fabric to create beautiful home decor ideas, like wreaths, pillows, and banners. You'll end up with fabric scrap projects that are completely one of a kind. Your guests will wonder where you got such unique pieces of decor!
- Proggy Rugging Rainbow Pillow
This simple but fun pillow is a great way to add some colorful flair to any room.
- Retro Teardrop Trivet
This beautiful trivet makes a perfect potholder. Add some color to your kitchen with this simple pattern.
- Rags-to-Rugs Craft
This fan favorite DIY rug is so simple and so stunning.
- Scrap Fabric Spring Chick
How cute! This fabric chick pattern would make a lovely gift.
- Made-From-Scrap DIY Banner
Put those scraps to good use with this simple fabric banner. It's easy to make and a great way to add some life to a room.
- Country Classic Dragonfly Wall Art
This elegant wall hanging is a great way to use up some of your extra bits of fabric!
- Scrapalicious Throw Pillow
Gather up all those scraps that you've been saving and get ready to put them on display!
- Pretty Bird DIY Birdhouses
These birdhouses look great and they cost very little to make. You don’t need much fabric to make them, either!
- Fabric Yo Yo Pumpkin Craft
This brilliant scrap fabric pumpkin pattern is simple and great for fall decor!
- Hanging Fabric Hearts Wall Decor
Fill your walls with hearts of all shapes, sizes, and colors! This wall decor is simple and fun to make.
- Romantic Ruffled Pillow
This simply stunning ruffled pillow is a great way to transform your decor using your scrap fabric stash!
- Easy Patriotic Rag Wreath
Take a few hours before the Fourth of July to put together this Easy Patriotic Rag Wreath.
- Initial Homemade Ornaments
Make these letter ornaments for any occasion! They're simple to make and make great decor for wall hangings.
- Fabric Scrap Chalkboard
Put your sewing room's scraps to good use with this Fabric Scrap Chalkboard.
- Scrap Happy DIY Picture Frame
When it comes to putting old t-shirts to good use, the creative possibilities are truly endless.
- Yo Yo Pillow
Perfect for your living room or bedroom, these Yo Yo Pillows from Fiskars are great for adding some color and texture to your decor.
- Country DIY Fabric Wreath Tutorial
Add a touch of whimsical charm to your spring and summer decor with this Classic Country Scrap Wreath.
Scrap Fabric Flowers
You can make a bunch of different DIY flower crafts with just a few pieces of fabric. They're so easy to make and so cute!
- 5-Minute Flower Yo-Yo
You can pin the tiny blooms in your hair or group them together to create a spring garden centerpiece for your dining room table.
- Mitzi's Fabric Flowers
These gorgeous DIY fabric flowers are made from recycled materials.
- Retro Fabric and Wire Flowers
These cute and clever retro flowers use wire to make the frame!
- Colorful Fabric and Wire Flowers
This project is great because it gives you an excuse to get rid of fabric scraps and other odds and ends like buttons and beads.
- Scrap Fabric Rosette
This simple fabric rosette can be added to anything from purses to shoes, T-shirts, and even headbands!
You can make some gorgeous scrap material projects. No one will be able to tell the difference between the items you've made and items you've bought at Target.
- Lovely Lace Statement Scarf
If you're looking for a statement neck piece for spring but don't want to lose the warmth of a winter wrap, try this DIY infinity scarf.
- Reversible Fabric DIY Headbands
Your granddaughter will love these headbands! They're simple to make, and they make great gifts.
- Roses, Ribbon & Chain Bib Necklace
Did you know you can make jewelry out of fabric? Give this simple fabric necklace a try.
- Fabric Scrap Bracelets
Use colorful fabric scraps and plastic or wood bangles to create fun bracelets for any age.
- Charming Hair Flower
This adorable bloom makes a great hair accessory for a little girl!
- DIY Refashion Jeans
These upcycled jeans are a great way to upgrade your garments with a little bit of scrap fabric.
- Ruffled T-Shirt Tote
If you're looking for recycle craft ideas, look no further than your own closet.
- Quilted Summer Dress
Since the fabric choice is up to you, you can make this dress as colorful as you'd like!
Other Scrap Fabric Projects
Make monster dolls, bookmarks, pincushions, and more out of scrap fabric. These scrap fabric crafts are great ways to use up old pieces of fabric while making something new. Best of all - you save money!
- No Sew Fabric Bookmarks
Save your place! These fabric bookmarks are simple and fun to make.
- Recycled Neck Tie Pincushion
This fabulous pincushion repurposes neckties to create a fun finished product.
- Ticker Tape Owl Quilt
Love owls? This quilt square pattern is perfect for you, and it's a great way to make a dent in your scarp fabric selection.
- Glamtastic Jean Place Mats
Your guests won't be able to stop smiling when they lay eyes on these Glamtastic Jean Place Mats.
- Quilt Scrap Backpack
Learn how to make a Quilt Scrap Backpack and use it to carry all of your valuables.
- Bedside Hanging Storage Pockets
These pockets are g reat for tweens to hang on their wall next to their beds or from a bed frame.
- Teeny Mouse DIY Craft
You can make little friends for your kids, your grandkids, or yourself with this Teeny Mouse DIY Craft.
- Gratitude Journal
With plenty of space to record all your thoughts and feelings, this handmade journal is a great way to record and remember a year in your life.
- Quilted Kindle Cover
This DIY Kindle cover is so fun and practical. Give it a try, and you might have a new favorite tablet cover.
- Wine Glass Slippers
This is one of the easiest sewing tutorials you'll make and it's great for beginners learning how to sew round shapes.
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