Are you looking for a way to use up all your leftover sewing scraps?
Do you also like supporting creative entrepreneurs running small businesses?
Why not kill two birds with one stone and support a small business on Etsy by buying an instant download sewing pattern?
All of the patterns linked to below are suitable for small and medium-sized fabric scraps, precuts, as well as fabric remnants and offcuts.
These sewing patterns are available for instant digital download too!
This is an updated version of a post that was previously published on our sister blog Upcycle My Stuff.
Liberty Patchwork Cushion
This cushion pattern was designed to showcase Liberty fabrics and looks amazing. You could of course substitute other colorful scraps too.
This is Tikki London’s most popular pattern and it is easy to see why.
Scrap Fabric Storage Tubs
This instant download sewing pattern from Rosie Taylor Crafts is for this super cute family of patchwork scrap fabric storage tubs. Perfect for storing different sized scrap fabric for future projects!
Scrap Fabric Coasters
These patchwork coasters are so pretty and because they are so small you can use even tiny scraps to make something totally unique.
The sewing pattern is from Marushka Volkova. These would make a great beginners patchwork project. The PDF pattern comes with a pin cushion option as well.
Scrappy Mountain Quilt Pieces
Leila Gardunia has loads of lovely scrappy quilt piece patterns available to download in her Etsy Shop including these Scrappy Mountain pieces.
You can use your blocks in quilts, bags, pouches and other fun projects. So many lovely ideas for using teeny tiny scraps!
Dolly on a Bag
This is definitely one for the grandkids. A useful one for both small and slightly larger sized scraps of fabric.
Have you made your grandkids any clothes lately? If you have scraps leftover, how cute would it be to use those for this project so the dolly and child are wearing the same outfit? The sewing pattern is from Dolly Time.
This pretty quilt pattern can be made in baby to king size.
This is one of my patterns – it’s a beginner-friendly foundation paper pieced quilt that is great for using up tiny scraps – from old clothing to quilting cotton!
You can buy the pattern here.
Soft Toy Elephant
Another sewing pattern great for making your own gifts for little ones is this soft toy elephant from Ric Rac Sews.
Retro Mama sell this lovely pattern bundle for a quilted notions pouch and a patchwork project pouch. So many options and brilliant for gifting!
Ice Cream Patchwork Quilt
If you fancy a larger project to keep you busy, what about this lovely and summery ice cream quilt from Miss Mack Creations?
A fun patchwork project for your flowery and geometric scraps. Quilting in the summer? Why not?
Needle Case Sewing Pattern
This is another lovely pattern for using up your teeny tiny but lovely scraps. The sewing pattern is from Sewing Room Secrets.
Patchwork Yoga Ball Cover
Now this is one I have not seen before!
Make a scrappy and gorgeous patchwork cover for your Yoga Ball!
The pattern is from Yoga Hound.
Button Tab Messenger Bag
This Messenger Bag Pattern from Sandra Healy Designs needs some larger fat quarter sized pieces, but don’t you just love how you can use some pretty scraps for the three button tabs? We had to include it just for those!
Scrappy Cat Coasters
Super cute and super scrappy!
Make some as gifts for the cat lover in your life! The pdf pattern is from Etsy shop – A Spoonful of Sugar.
This is such a pretty way of using up leftover colourful fabric.
The pattern is from Angel Lea Designs.
Hot or Cold Pack
This is such a sweet gift idea. The sewing pattern from A Little Crispy includes a large and small size to make these comfort packs (that you can fill with cherry pits!) to make a hot or cold pack.
Perfect as a gift and they even come with printable gift tags that include the instructions for using the packs. Oh…and of course look at the lovely scrappy decorations on them!
Monogram Fabric Collage Pattern
Okay, this one is less a sewing pattern and more of a collage pattern, but because it uses teeny tiny leftover scrap fabric, and because you can do it with kids to keep them busy indoors we thought it was one to include! It’s from Webber Works.
Patchwork Book Sleeve
This cute pattern is from The Bobbin Jar. Looks like it would make a good gift idea too!
I hope you’ve been inspired by this article to get sewing with your scraps!
If you are looking for some more fun quilting projects for your fabric scraps try these posts:
- 17 Fun & Easy Free Baby Quilt Patterns
- Scrappy Hexagon Quilt Block – No Measuring!
- 20 Heart Quilt Patterns to Make for Someone you Love!
- The Easiest Quilt-as-You-Go Method Ever!
- 7 Quilt as You Go Methods (No Hand-sewing!)
- How to Make a Quilt-As-You-Go Denim Quilt (also uses quilting scraps!)
- How to Make a Modern Scrap Quilt – Improv Style!
- Making a Quilt without a Pattern – My Triangle Madness Quilt!
- Easy 9 Patch Quilt – Quilt in a Week!
- Scrappy Improv Quilt Squares
- Mini Flying Geese Free Foundation Paper Piecing Pattern & Tutorial