Sardine Keychains From Fabric Scraps

Sardine Keychains From Fabric Scraps | DIY Joy Projects and Crafts Ideas

Image by: Estadistica Datos Del Mundo


There are so many great project ideas that you can make out of fabric scraps, from bags, bracelets, and belts to different accessories. You just need basic sewing skills and a bit of creativity to create these cute items. With this step-by-step instruction by Estadistica Datos del Mundo, any beginner can easily make these cute sardine keychains from fabric scraps. These are perfect gifts for friends or families. You can even sell these on online selling platforms like Etsy or eBay and earn money. For a more catchy look, use different fabric designs. Read on for the full steps.



  • fish sardine pattern
  • 2 pieces of (A – white) 2.4″ x 2.4″ square
  • 2 pieces of (B – design) 2.4″ x 4.1″ rectangle
  • 2 pieces of (C – Polkadot) 2.4″ x 2. 2.6″ rectangle
  • wave ribbon
  • rope
  • microfiber padding
  • 2 small beads
  • keyring


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Step 1:

Join the 3 pieces of fabric (A, B, and C) right sides together making a long rectangle. Sew with a 0.4-inch allowance. Open the seam and press with an iron.

Step 2:

Cut 2 pieces of 2.8″ length of wave ribbon, then sew on the middle of A and B for both rectangles.

Fabric Scraps Sardine Keychain Instructions
Image by: Estadistica Datos Del Mundo


Step 3:

Place it right side down and trace the fish pattern on both rectangle fabrics. Leave a 1.4″ gap. Secure with pins.

Step 4:

Cut 2.4″ of rope and fold it in half. Place inside the two fabrics with the ends on the mouth of the fish.  Sew along the lines but leave the gap. Once done cut the fish leaving 0.2″ allowance on all parts except for the gap. Make a 0.4″ allowance on the gap.

Fabric Scraps Sardine Keychain Instructions
Image by: Estadistica Datos Del Mundo


Step 5:

Cut on the curved parts and pull the fabric out. Once done, fill it with microfiber padding using a tweezer. Then sew the opening.

Step 6:

Sew the beads on both sides for the eyes. Then place the keyring on the top and you are done.



Fabric Scraps Sardine Keychain

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