Looking for some new sewing projects, namely easy ones you can make with all those fat quarters you bought on sale last year? We love sewing with fat quarters, so we went looking for the best sewing ideas that use them. From home decor to kitchen accents, DIY Christmas gifts to clothing tutorials, we found 50 easy sewing projects you can make with the pretty fat quarters you’ve been holding onto. Learn how to make these with easy to follow step by step tutorials. With some projects perfect for beginners and then a few more for those more seasoned seamstresses, you are sure to find the perfect sewing project you want to make next.
Here is a cute project to make for the sewing room, use fat quarters to make a pop up to catch scraps. However, this pop up storage bin can be used for anything and makes an inexpensive handmade Christmas gift idea that does not take long to make.
This easy pouch can hold a camera or even a cell phone. Use colorful fat quarter to make a creative DIY accessory for yourself or to give to friends as gifts. Complete with gorgeous photos and a nice easy to follow tutorial, you should have no problem making this project. I bet you don’t stop at making just one of these, they are super adorable and versatile, too.
I had no idea you could really make childrens clothes from fat quarters, but this cute sewing project for a girls skirt has proven me wrong. I love the way the different fabrics and colors go together to create this playful skirt. I think no matter what fabrics you choose to sew this with, it will be super cute. Easy to make, well worth the effort.
The Origami Bento bag from Very Shannon is a perfect project bag! Bento bags are a style of bag hailing from Japan, sometimes called market bags, triangle bags, or origami bags. This bag would probably work better with linen, canvas, denim or even prints. The tutorial is so easy to follow, and the bag has turned out so beautifully. Would love to make this bag real soon!
Doesn’t this infinity scarf look so warm and cozy? Follow along with Gathered and learn how to make a cute and trendy scarf using only fat quarters. I am a big fan of scarfs for all seasons, so I will most definitely try doing this over the weekend. Can’t wait!
This easy 30-minute DIY passport holder sewing tutorial makes a lovely handmade gift for anyone who has the travel bug! With that in mind, follow along with Seasoned Homemaker to learn a quick and easy tutorial so you can whip up one of these for international travel or the next quilt show you attend.
Making a fabric trash can is so wonderfully easy! It’s the perfect beginner’s sewing project since you only need to sew four straight lines to complete it. And it would be perfect for the car, so I am definitely going to make one of these. Moreover, the flu season is upon us, and you can be sure that at least one family member is going to need a fabric trash can following them around!
Now is the time to ditch single-use napkins and utensils to save the environment! These DIY placemats are simple enough for a sewing beginner and perfect for adding a splash of color to any table setting. I so want to get better at sewing, and these placemats might be a great place to start. The placemat is perfect for your DIY home decor or homemade gift ideas.
These flowers are beautiful, aren’t they? A fabric flower bouquet makes a beautiful center piece or decorative accent that will last. Create a bouquet of fabric flowers that will never wilt. Sometimes learning how to make fabric flowers involves stitching, but that is not the case with this Fabric Flower Bouquet made with fat quarters. Check out the blogpost from Shoppen05.
A quick and easy tutorial to make your own sunglasses case from fat quarters. It’s perfect for taking along your sunglasses and a few small things like lip gloss and a credit card or ID. It will fit in your purse or you can carry it around itself because it’s so cute. Such an adorable DIY from See Kate Sew.
Make this cute messenger bag pattern in any fabric to have a perfect, fun bag to carry. The best part? It’s made from fat quarters! It’s also perfect for kids to carry and could even be perfect for them to sew if they want to learn! Or it’s great if you just want a small bag to carry a few things. A great beginner sewing project.
As a beginner at sewing this project was a bit intimidating but with the easy to follow DIY tutorial from, She’s Got The Notion, I am really surprised with just how easy it came together! It’s a Toiletry bag made from 2 fat quarters and fusible vinyl. I just want to say that this is the very best tutorial I could find on the internet for this type of bag!
These Hexagon Coin Pouches are so cute! I just love the fun colors and the fabrics. They may be small, but they can go a long way in organizing everything in your tote. Also, it would make an amazing party favor at child’s party! Every kid loves a little place to keep treasures and these are just perfect for them.