Ways To Create Your Own Fabric From Fabric Scraps

You can make an entire piece of fabric in several different ways or you can use the basic method in each tutorial to turn fabric scraps into strips or panels to be used in quilt blocks, bags, or other fun project ideas.

Materials used:

– Sewing machine – Thread – Scrap material – Light weight fusible – Adding machine tape – Quilt batting scraps – Rotary cutter – Ruler – Acrylic template

Irregular Shaped Scraps of the same Color

This tutorial is all about how to make pieces of fabric from oddly shaped scraps of one fabric or several fabrics in the same colorway.

Crumb Quilting Tutorial: No Scrap is too Small!

You can turn small scraps into single quilt blocks, panels for home decor projects or just keep adding and adding to make a huge piece of fabric or an entire quilt top.

Use your tiny pieces of fabric to have a play and make these small improv quilt blocks. Actually, you can make them any size you like but mine are 3.5" square.

Mini Improv Quilt Blocks

Sewing Scraps to Adding Machine Tape - Scrappy Strips

A fun way to use thin scraps is to group them into a color family and sew them to adding machine tape to make scrappy strips.

This is a great way to use every last bit of that lovely fabric. It can also be a great memory bank showing all the different fabrics and different patterns you have sewn with over the years.

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