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Find it hard to part ways with your fabric scraps? No need to throw those away, incorporate them in any or all of these fabric scraps projects! So cute and easy to make, these scrap fabric ideas make sewing with scraps such a fun, enjoyable journey!
Fabric scraps projects
If you’re a huge fabric fan like myself, you probably find that throwing away your fabric scraps is just too painful to put in practice! So you end up saving those babies until your scrap fabric bin is no longer able to accommodate any! That’s when you need to go through your favorite leftovers and start working on some or all of these fabric scraps projects.
Scrap sewing projects are some of the most enjoyable and the end result is usually something super cute, super easy, super fast and super useful! I’ve gathered below a bunch of fabric scraps projects which I hope will inspire you to create something new every day.
These ideas are great for fabric scrap recycling and are perfect for beginner sewers since they don’t involve complicated skills. They’re easy to put together and very fast to finish, most of them requiring less or around half an hour.
Sewing projects with scraps
1. DIY knot headband
Sewing headbands is one of the easiest and most fun projects! Quickly create a knit headband to match any outfit all year round, from spring to winter! This lovely headband idea is a great way to get kids hooked on sewing too!
2. DIY infinity scarf
Have a long strip of fabric that you can’t find a use for? A perfect beginner project, this infinity scarf is ready in less than 10 minutes!
3. Spaghetti straps
Love the look of those teeny tiny spaghetti straps? This project is a lot easier than you’d think and a great way to use up some of the fabric scraps you have left from previous projects. Just make sure they match the rest of the outfit.
4. Adorable bunny pillow
Kids absolutely love bunnies and making one for them is super easy with this tutorial! This lovely project could make a great pillow idea or a soft toy for kids.
5. Heart garland
Perfect idea for novice crafters and sewers, this sweet Valentine garland is a great addition to your home decor or to give to someone special as a gift!
6. Fabric elastic join
Great to reduce bulk or help with an elastic that is too short for your project, this elastic join idea comes together in literally no time!
7. Heart fabric bookmarks
Make your own bookmark for personal use or make a cute heart bookmark as a Valentine’s Day gift for a “bookworm”!
8. Fabric envelopes
These adorable DIY envelopes are perfect as Valentine envelopes for love letters but they work just as great as fabric envelope pouches for small gifts or treats for kids!
9. Lined zipper pouch
Make a bunch of cute and practical pouches with this easy and simple lined zippered pouch tutorial! This DIY pouch is a great way for beginners to practice their zipper skills!
10. Cutlery holder
These definitely have to be on your table at your next event! Making a DIY cutlery holder with fabric could not get any easier and they look so adorable! Not to mention how useful they are!
11. Kitty coin pouch
This Hello Kitty coin purse is the perfect handmade gift that won’t take up a lot of time to make and looks incredibly cute! Perfect gift for a little Hello Kitty lover!
12. Fabric bunting
Excellent way to add color and texture to a room, the easy and quick way, this fabric bunting is ready in just a few steps!
13. Essential oils pouch
Carry your favorite oils in a cute and convenient case with this easy to make essential oil pouch.
14. Trio pumpkin pincushion
Make yourself a cute pincushion with this quick pumpkin pincushion tutorial! This trio pumpkin stack would also make a great home decor for fall too.
15. Wire headband
Having a bad hair day? Make a cute and practical DIY Wire Headband and spice up your summer look with this easy and quick tutorial!
16. Yo yo flowers
These pretty fabric yo yo flowers are super easy to make and a great project for beginners. Also a perfect way to update your wardrobe on a budget!
17. Chicken fabric weights
An adorable way to keep your sewing patterns or fabrics from moving these chicken weights are so easy to make and great scrap busters!
18. Bunny treat bags
These little Easter treat bags are so irresistibly cute and perfect for hiding Easter treats! Make a whole bunch with this super easy bunny bag pattern!
19. Fabric twine trivets
These homemade trivets are not only easy and useful, but this is also the perfect sewing project to practice your zig-zag stitch.
20. Heart & ruffles mug rug
Need an easy gift idea for Valentine’s Day? This Valentine mug rug is cute and practical and would make a great gift for a wedding or anniversary too!
21. Triangle pattern weights
Perfect for skipping pins when tracing your patterns but cute enough to use as home decor, these tiny pattern weights are ready in less than 10 minutes.
22. Reusable fabric bowl cover
23. Easter carrot pouch
These Easter carrot treat bags with cute scallops are a fun and easy Easter sewing project that you can make with some of those!
24. Bunny door hanger
If you’re an ultimate beginner sewist who loves simplicity, this super easy and quick bunny door hanger is just the right project for you!
25. Lace headband
Lace can prettify almost anything so why not make your own lovely headband in just a few easy steps with this 15 minutes lace headband tutorial.
26. Cute lavender bags
Lavender bags are highly popular and making lavender bags at home is easy peasy with this super simple DIY lavender bags tutorial!
27. Super easy fabric keychains
These homemade keychains are super quick & easy to make and are a fun project for beginner sewists! Such a simple and quick way to add some style to your keys!
28. Fabric covered buttons
I am in total love with these crazy adorable fabric buttons! There are about a gazillion projects crossing my mind right now! These little notions can add so much personality to a plain outfit so I encourage you to incorporate them in your sewing projects.
29. Cute and easy zipper coin purse
This cute half square zipper coin purse comes up in so little time, you’ll be able to make several of them in just one go. This small zipper coin purse can be kept next to your keys, on your keychain so that you always have your change at hand.
30. Adorable wine glass coasters/slippers
With this simple DIY fabric coasters tutorial, you will be able to make super fun fabric coasters for wine glasses that travel with the glasses and will protect any surface from accidental spills and glass marks.
I hope you liked this roundup of pretty and easy fabric scraps projects! If you found at least one you really loved and get to make it, please let me know how it turned out so come back and leave a comment below. Thanks and happy sewing!
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Great ideas all of them so adorable. thank you for sharing
Thanks, Laura! I’m so happy you liked my projects! xoxo