Give your scrap fabric some love!
Scrap quilts are a great way to use up your scrap stash, and this list of Free Quilt Patterns (specially made for scraps of fabric!) are all fantastic ways of transforming your scraps into something extra special.
Whether you are new to quilting or you’ve been quilting for some time, I can bet that somewhere near your wonderfully organized fabric stash is a scrap pile just sitting there, wondering about its fate.
This selection of patterns is the answer for you, no matter your skill level. These easy quilt patterns will ensure that no scrap goes to waste!
Sometimes I feel like I live in a scrap-filled cycle.
Your stash is organized and intentional. Then, a notification pings from your favorite fabric group on Facebook, or you come across a too-good-to-miss destash on eBay.
Then, with a small cut here and a little snip there, suddenly you have fabric scraps, fat quarters, a heap of new fabric to use, and scraps busting from your scrap bins! We’ve all been there.
Today, I am here to bring new hope to your leftover fabrics. Here are some of my favorite scrap quilt project patterns that will breathe new life into those bits of extra fabric.
With one of these easy scrap quilt patterns, you can turn your scrapped fabric into a beautiful quilt that was truly made with love!
Whatever the size and amount of scraps you have, you should be able to make a whole quilt – you’ll be surprised!
This Baby Stoller Quilt is made using a strip quilt pattern that is great for using your leftover jelly roll strips!
If you don’t have leftover jelly roll strips, you can make strips using smaller pieces of fabric, which is super useful for clearing out your scraps too!
You can make this EASY quilt in less than a day and it makes a great gift for friends with young kids, or for a baby shower.
This free scrap quilt pattern is perfect for all shapes and sizes of scrap fabrics!
From the smallest little bit to the bigger pre-cuts that you don’t quite know what to do with, this pattern will make a serious dent in your scrappy stash.
Not only are the central X strips made with tiny scrap fabric crumbs but the background fabric is scrappy too!
Make this quilt with seasonal scraps for Christmas, or with each X a different color of the rainbow!
This fun quilt pattern is perfect for using up your scraps of fabric, whether they’re leftover strips, triangles, or oddly shaped small pieces. You can make a crazy quilt with contrasting colors and patterns, or choose a color palette and stick to it.
This is an improv quilt pattern so you won’t get any exact measurements but you’ll gain the confidence to make a quilt that is great for homes with modern decor.
You can make it quite minimalistic, or more complicated depending on personal style.
Denim quilts are warm and cozy, and they’re hard-wearing too. They’re great for picnics and cold winter nights, so they’re the perfect Christmas gift this year.
This great FREE pattern will repurpose your jeans, denim shirts, and jackets, sprucing it all up with bursts of color with your smaller scraps!
This 9-Patch quilt pattern made with charm squares makes a toddler throw-sized quilt.
It’s perfect for cuddling up on the sofa, or for using as a play mat!
This easy free pattern is great for using up leftovers from charm packs and other bigger pieces of scrap you have on hand. You can make it in just a week from start to finish, from the quilt top to the binding!
This adorable and elegant baby quilt is perfect for gifting at a baby shower.
This FREE pattern will show you an EASY way of making a raw edge applique quilt that’s perfect for using up different fabric scraps to make splashes of color in the raindrops.
With a solid background, this I Spy quilt uses scraps of fabric with pictures, motifs, or recognizable patterns on them that a child could name or ‘spy’.
It’s a great quilt for gifting to a toddler or young family.
This free quilt pattern uses raw edge applique to display any size or shape of scraps, so it’s perfect for your small misshaped bits too!
Free Foundation Paper Pieced Heart Block Pattern
This isn’t a full quilt pattern but it is a free FPP block that you can turn into a full quilt by making more of them and adding some sashing of course!
Or add these lovely scrappy hearts to a sampler row quilt with other quilt blocks.
I’ll be adding to this list of free patterns as I make more or you can subscribe to my email newsletter to get all the latest.
If you still have too much fabric crowding your space check out my posts on how to organize your stash and how to sell unwanted fabric:
If you loved this list of free quilt patterns for scraps, then check out these other quilting projects that can use up your scraps:
- 20 Amazing Heart Quilt Patterns
- Easy Scrappy Hexagon Log Cabin Quilt Block
- 20+ Homemade Gifts Made with Scrap Fabric and Love!
- Scrappy Fleece Heart Cushions
- Making a Quilt without a Pattern – My Triangle Madness Quilt!
- Improv Braided Quilt Block Using Scraps