45 Amazing Things to Sew with Scraps!


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How do I keep my scraps from growing out of control? I sew with them!

Bust through your scrap bin and sew some clever and useful projects at the same time!

Here are my 45 favorite things to sew with scraps:

Pet Items to Sew with Scraps


Use your scraps to make a pet leash.


Here’s another cute projects for pets – Cage Comforters.


Or use your scraps to make a cute adjustable collar.

Little Gifts to Make with Scraps


Who doesn’t love Heidi’s Pixie Cups?


Use your tiniest scraps for Bit O’ Kindness Pouches!


Sew a tiny bag with tiny fabric pieces.


Every sewist needs a Pompom Pincushion!


Turn your fabric scraps into a beautiful heating pad for your neck or back.


Use tape measures for a snappy close on the Snappy Coin Pouch.


The Fold and Stitch wallet is great for kids or adults.


These little drawstring bags come in two sizes.


And these drawstring bags are a little bit bigger but still only need scraps.


Use quilt scraps (or other long strips) to make pretty lanyards.


My favorite scrappy sewing project is Log Cabin Hexi Potholders.


The Cell Phone Wallet with Benefits is sewn with small pieces but it does a big job!


These cute headbands have elastic at the back for a perfect fit.


These handy potholders are perfect for sewing with little scraps!


Little fabric pieces can also make these 2 sided zips!

Be ready for any party with this fast and easy pennant.


Got scraps as big as fat quarters? Make a shower curtain.


Bunny Treat Bags only use up four 5’’ squares!


These Adorable Llamas Stuffies come to life with a handful of scraps from the scrap bin and some TLC. Grad the free tutorial and make some magic!

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Kids. Love. These. A scrap of fabric transforms into a Cute Little Wallet…and dreams come true:)


Everyone is waring Cute Tie Scrunchies right now…they are so cute and comfy. This is the ultimate scrap buster, all it takes is a little piece of fabric and you’ve got style!

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Sew this darling Peek-a-Boo Pouch with vinyl pockets on the inside for peeking at all your treasures!

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These Adorable Owls  are one of my all time favorite scrap busting projects! Look at these guys, they are fantastic:)

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These DIY Journaling Bookmarks were so much fun to make. And. So. Fast!


You can Sew a DIY Wristlet Key Fob with my fast and easy sewing tutorial and the smallest little scraps, come see!


Sew this beautiful Scrapyard Tote with that collection of scraps you’ve been saving for the “perfect” project…this is it!


Sew an bucket full of these Easy Pleated Face Mask with your extra scraps!


If you’ve got some 10’ scraps, you can make these Sew Easy Baskets! 

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Organize your spaces by sewing Cute Organizing Basket out of scraps…to hold more scraps:)

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The Stand Up Slide Down Pencil and Tool Pouch whips together so easily with your best scrap fabric combination!

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I can’t stop making these Zola Pen Cases! And lucky me, I won’t have to because my scrap bucket is huge!:) lol

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Is there anything cuter than a scrappy little Pillbox Pouch? Nope…scrap bucket here I come:)

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Make your Card Kitty as unique and fun as the games you’ll play with it! Grab your favorite scraps and let’s get started!

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I call this my ‘Milk Carton Coin Purse’…you can make it with your favorite scraps and call it your adorable Scrappy Milk Carton Purse:)


The Tiny Zipper Bags are so fast and easy to make, and so much fun to use your treasured scraps on!


Sew up a cute Scrappy Square Basket to match your favorite scrappy quilt!

Free Quilt Block Tutorials to Sew with Scraps!


There are lots of pretty little squares to use up your scraps in this Easy Quilt Block Tutorial – a Grandmother’s Cross variation.


The Patchwork House Block is one of the most beloved blocks in all quilting, make your with your favorite memory scraps!


You can sew the one of the oldest, sweetest quilt blocks, The 9 Patch Block, and use all your favorite scraps to do it!

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The easy Orange Peel Quilt Block is fresh and delightful. Make your favorite scraps pop with this quilt block!


The Double Diamonds Block is perfect for fussy cutting your favorite sections of your best scraps…lets go!


I made this Friendship Star Quilt Block with my favorite floral scraps…the combination is lovely!


Even more scraps? Then maybe some sewing projects for organization are in order, lol!



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  1. Mary Bailey says:

    I made the card kitty for my youngest granddaughter. Hope to see her soon! The kitty went together nicely and easily. Thanks!

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