Love quilting and sewing? If so, you probably have more leftover fabric scraps than you know what to do with. Fortunately, some of our favorite DIY bloggers love to make the most awesome projects with scraps, and we scoured the internet to find the absolute best ones to share with you. From fun room decor to the best little DIY gift ideas you could ever think to make, we have 33 fabulous step by step tutorials to share with you. Sew away!
What a nifty idea! I love these and am definitely going to incorporate them into my home somehow. The colors are fun and piping just completes it. These letters would make a super addition to any holiday decor, but I see them also being perfect in a child’s room, or even in a kitchen! Awesome DIY tutorial from Positively Splendid.
Festive and fun, bunting is a quite a big trend now. It also is practical since it can be re-used over and over. You can take a plain room and make it look like a party just by putting up your bunting. With a little help from an amazing DIY project tutorial by Ashley Ann Photography, you can start creating your own. I love the unique shape of the flags, you usually just see them in triangles. Such a cute way to use quilt pieces!
I have tons and tons of vintage sheet strips left over from all that fat quarter cutting. Now what to do with all those strips. Luckily, I found this wonderful DIY project tutorial from Fresh and Fun. This Vintage Sheet Wrapped Frame is so pretty and charming and can really look different depending on what fabrics you use. What a smart idea and it serves as a perfect addition of color.
Do you have an overabundance of fabric scraps that you are holding onto? Saving sewing scraps for a rainy day? Check out this brilliant tutorial for making your own scrap fabric twine from Gina Michele. Turn that big pile of fabric scraps into handmade scrap fabric twine. A strong recycled fabric rope that can be used for all sorts of craft projects. One of my favorite ways to use leftover fabrics that are too small for anything else, this twine is super to have around for gift wrapping and little craft projects. I even use this as trim on some of the sewing projects I make for my teenage granddaughters.
Lampshades are expensive and often dull in appearance and sometimes they cost an awful lot to buy. If you have loads of fabric scrap just lying around, it’s time to turn those scraps of fabric into a lovely vintage lamp shade that would look perfect in a girl’s room. All you need is fabric scrap, Washi tape, paint and of course a brush and scissors. Learn the complete details from following along with this DIY post from The 36th Avenue.
Get inspired to make scented sachets for closet, drawers, cars, and shoes! Place naturally scented sachets all around your house for a subtle and gentle freshness all year round. Certain herbs, such as lavender, tansy, and wormwood, not only are sweet smelling but also have moth-repellent properties. Combine these herbs in a sachet to put in closets or drawers; organza sachets are easy to make and are a lovely, practical DIY holiday gift idea.
I just love the idea of using a fabric to decorate the switch plate cover. I am having large ceramic switch plates in my home; they look very classy with printed designs on them. After reading this DIY post from I Love Fabric, I will definitely try this for my daughter’s room and I am sure she will love it.
These Fabric Corner Bookmarks are a simple way to keep place in your book. These slide on bookmarks also make for quick, homemade teacher appreciation gift. You can absolutely DIY them by using fabric scraps.
Turn your scrap fabric into a lovely garland with this DIY tutorial from Ashley Ann Photography. This no-sew fabric garland DIY project is simple and unique. How many you make depends on how long you want your garland and how close you want the tassels of fabric.
Star quilts are a favorite of mine and this version is just lovely! I just love this pattern and must put this on my list to make. The fabrics used were really nice too. Love the idea of trimming to side after sewing for more precise points. Follow along with the simple tutorial from Gigi’s thimble.