If you have yet to discover, extra fabric scraps are a gift! Unleash your creativity with colorful, useful, one-of-a-kind projects!
Since we love practicality over here at Jones Sew and Vac, we are dedicating this blog to all-things practical, decorative, and FUN.
No need to scour the internet with the best do-it-yourself fabric scrap projects; we have already done it for you! Invest your time and (no) money in projects that are thoughtful AND useful. They will even clean up the house!
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Fabric Scrap Pillow
Here’s why we love it: fun, versatile, colorful, comfy, and easy-to-make.
Use your creativity and artistic vision to apply the same concept with a different animal! Bird, elephant, puppy, sheep–this project can be used with all of them.
How to Create a Fabric Scrap Pillow
- Create or purchase throw pillow. For an easy-to-sew pillow design, check out this HGTV how-to.
- Outline the animal with a sharpie.
- Sew on the extra fabric where you can.
- Sew & stuff the pillow!
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Here’s why we love it: practical, versatile, thoughtful, uses up small scraps.
Even the tiniest of scraps can be recycled! Use your leftovers to create gift tags for every season and occasions! Your proactivity will make the holiday season less stressful and more thoughtful. Who doesn’t love homemade gifts?
To save time, you can cheat a little and buy generic, pre made gift tags at Joann’s or your nearest craft store, to keep it easy. Then, have fun customizing with your leftovers!
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Fabric Scrap Skirt
Last, we are obsessed with this SWEET fabric scrap skirt! Allow your daughter or niece to get involved by picking out the color scheme for themselves. Follow the simple creation tutorial on the Happy Housewife, and have fun creating!
Bonus Idea! If you’ve been curious for fabric scrap quilt projects, check out All People Quilt for some really great ideas!
Fabric Scraps Are FUN!
Remember, those fabric scraps are a gift! Use them as an opportunity for cheap creativity and practicality that shows you care. From pillows, to skirts, to gift tags, there is something for everyone!
We would love to see some of your Valentine’s Day projects. Find us on Facebook and share your creations with us!
For the love of Embroidery!
Jones Sew & Vac Team