Top 10 FREE Scrap Busting Projects for 2022
No matter how hard you try, it seems that sewing projects nearly always end up resulting in scraps.
If you’re like us, you don’t like to waste those precious pieces of fabric. So today, we’re sharing our top ten favourite scrap busting projects inspired by makers across the internet!
Which of these have you tried? Or do you have a favourite scrap buster that we’ve missed? Let us know!
1. Fabric Scrap Earrings
Accessorise your handmade outfit with a matching pair of scrap earrings - genius!Fabric Scrap Earrings by Amy Nicol Studio
2. Make your own fabric
Make your own fabric and use it to construct a totally unique garment or choose to make a wall hanging or art piece.
3. Hair scrunchie
Don’t waste a piece of luxury fabrics like silk instead use your scraps to make high end hair scrunchies.Hair scrunchie by Melly Sews
4. Exercise Hair Band
Leftover knit fabrics? Try this simple tutorial to make headbands that are perfect for holding back flyaways during your workout or just lounging around at home…
5. Fabric Plant Bucket
We love this project for sturdier scraps of denim or heavier weight twills. Give some love to your plant babies by making them a custom plant bucket to live in!
6. Floor Pouf
This project eats scraps for breakfast. And lunch. And dinner! Fill it with scraps and make yourself a pouf for your home!
Floor Pouf from Closet Core Patterns
7. Improv quilting
Choose from your more stable scraps to sew up an organic, no rules quilt.Improv quilting by Gnome Angel
8. Drawstring bag
Gift bags, luggage organisation, toy storage… the list of uses for drawstring bags goes on and on.Drawstring bag by Sew Over It
Need cording to try your own? Find them here.
9 . Zipper pouch
Infinitely useful and very giftable, zipper pouches are speedy to make and make a great beginners project too!Zipper pouch by Melly Sews
Need zippers to try your own? Find them here.
10. Christmas Tree Ornaments
Save scraps in your Christmas colour scheme and make up a bunch of ornaments to decorate your home.Christmas Tree Ornaments by OSF volunteer, MaryAn