These 25 scrap fabric project ideas will inspire you to turn unused fabric scraps into something beautiful for your home. Or use them to create the perfect handmade gift.
Repurposed Fabric Scraps
Whether it’s for a special occasion or just for fun, there are so many great ways to upcycle fabric scraps.
From homemade gifts like embroidery hoop wall hangings to cute decorations like fabric flowers, here are 25 amazing projects that you can try using those leftover fabric scraps.
All of the tutorials provided can be easily followed no matter what level of expertise you have in crafting.
So gather up your fabric scraps and create something truly special and unique.
25 Scrap Fabric Project Ideas
For those with sewing skills, why not make a patchwork quilt or a monogrammed tote bag? The possibilities really are endless. Enjoy!
Simple Sewing Handmade Towel Gift Idea
Ladybug Magnets from Upcycled Fabric Scraps
Kids will get a kick out of these ladybug magnets. They are a simple sew project that can be made in all kinds of designs and colors.
It is surprisingly easy to use pieces of fabric to update an inexpensive plastic drawer storage bin.
DIY Embroidery Hoop Wreath
Use fabric strips and ribbons from your craft stash to create pretty embroidery hoop wreaths. You can follow this same tutorial to make a garland using a dowel.
Learn how to make unique woven placemats by upcycling old jeans. This is a super simple project that makes a statement!
DIY Fabric Covered Flower Pots
Gather your favorite scraps of fabric and follow the included instructions to make bright and colorful flower pots perfect for the spring and summer season.
Coil + Crochet Scrap Fabric Rug
Make a stunning rag rug with a coil and crochet technique. You can use all types of leftover fabric including an old t-shirt!
This easy upcycling project shows you how to make twine from fabric scraps and then use it to create a unique plant hanger.
How to Make a Scrunchie
Scrunchies are back and better than ever. Follow this step-by-step tutorial that involves no hand sewing. You can also make headbands to match for a thoughtful gift idea.
How To Make DIY Fabric Mushrooms
Use recycled fabric scraps and cotton batting to make the cutest fabric mushrooms. I love the gorgeous colors and patterns used in this display.
Let me show you the basic tutorial for a raw edge applique. Choose thread that blends with your design for a custom look.
Heart Garland using Scrap Fabric
Make adorable fabric heart pockets with a few easy steps. You can even fill the hearts with lavender for a sachet style garland.
Learn how to make fabric coasters filled with spices using your sewing machine. This project does not require much fabric so you can easily use leftover fabric scraps.
Let me show you how to make an adorable tea towel apron for a great gift idea.
If you haven't tried a wrist comfort cuff yet, you are missing out. It's a huge help for anyone who spends time on a computer. I've got the easiest DIY to share with you!
Creative Bookmark Idea: DIY Pen Holder Bookmark
These creative DIY bookmarks even include built-in pencil holders. A must for kids of all ages.
I love to make snap bag pouches in all different designs. They can be used for so many things, including make-up brushes, pens and pencils plus so much more.
Create easy to sew fabric card holders with this tutorial. You can even place a gift card inside to give as a gift.
This fabric scrap project is a favorite! It is quick and easy to make, plus serves a purpose. Include a pretty mug with it for a custom gift.
Simple Scrap Skirt Tutorial
The colors and patterns used in this scrap fabric skirt are just lovely. How sweet would this be in a matching mommy and me style for Mother's Day?
Ditch those store bought luggage tags and make your own with this easy DIY.
DIY Cord Keeper
Learn how to make your own handmade cord keeper. It makes good use of tiny fabric scraps and is so helpful for keeping cords from tangling.
I'm of the opinion that you can never have too many fabric pumpkins-especially when they are filled with all the fall scents that we love.
Flour Sack Fabric Flowers
You will want to make all the flowers when you see how easy these scrap fabric flowers are to make. You can even attach a pin to wear one as a brooch.
How to Make Round Fabric Baskets
Create a collection of fabric baskets that can be used to store small toys, office supplies and more. Make a larger size to hold throw blankets and pillows.
If you enjoy crafting, try one of these creative scrap fabric projects. Not only are they beautiful but they are also a great way to repurpose material that may otherwise be wasted.
Great ideas! Thanks
Glad you enjoyed them Jessie.