14 Fun & Pretty Fabric Storage Ideas

These fabric storage solutions came from quilters who know that organization is key. They’ve turned some everyday items into fabric storage ideas that are useful and creative.

Larger pieces of Fabric

For my larger pieces of fabric – which I am calling a half yard  or more I chose to fold these fabrics to fit my shelves.

For my smaller pieces of fabric, anything from just under a half yard to a fat quarter, a fat eighth, or even smaller sometimes I chose to roll my fabric and store it in color-separated baskets.

Smaller Pieces of Fabric


I store these by color as well. I have been using packaging boxes from my monthly coffee subscription and adding a new color of crumbs each month.

Storing Fabric Crumbs

If they are a different width or they aren’t very long then they get separated by color and stored in a Ziploc bag. I have two plastic bins full of these fabric strip bags on one shelf of my bookcase.

Storing Fabric Strips

I store the denim material in separate storage containers and I have plastic storage bins decorated with wallpaper for some of the other items that don’t clearly fit on the shelves with my cotton fabric.

Storing other Fabric Types

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