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50 Free Scrap Projects

Free scrap projects

We all have lots of scraps left over from our sewing projects. Don’t throw them away, we’ve found 50 brilliant scrap friendly projects that you could use them for. Here is a round-up of our 50 favourite scrap projects to make a dent in that scrap stash!

Scrap projects to sew for the home

Choose from these great projects to make something useful and beautiful for your living space with your fabric scraps! 

Pot Holder Pocket – Prevent your hands getting burnt with this great pan handle cover. 

Quilt-As-You-Go Bathmat – Bling up your bathroom with this fabulous scrappy mat!

Hexagon Fabric Tray –  Scatter these beauties around your space to hold keys, sweets etc.

Scrappy Hot Pad – Protect your surfaces with this bright scrap hot pad.

Crazy Patchwork Coasters – Serve drinks in style with these easy make coasters.

DIY Rag Rug – The ultimate scrap buster and so pretty too.

Patchwork Tea Cosy – Sew this pretty hexagons tea cosy with lots of scraps.

Electrical Cord Wraps – Keep cables organised with these scrappy wraps.

Napkin Rings – Simple to sew and coordinate with your decor.

Fabric Thumb Tacks – Brighten up your noticeboard with these beauties.

Vintage Fabric Wrapped Frame – Take an old frame and give it a new lease of life.

Scrap Fabric Wreath – Hang in your home all year round – so shabby chic!

Sewing Accessories projects to sew from scraps

Lots of lovely pincushions and needle books to use up those super scraps!

Sweetheart Pincushion – Lovely little heart pincushion.

Mouse Pincushion – The cutest little friend to hold your pins!

Sewing Weights – Pretty heart-shaped weights to keep your pattern pieces in place.

Needlebook and Pincushion – Perfect scrap buster and useful too.

Simple Sewing Companion – Keep your scissors, tape measure and thread in one place. 

Caravan Pincushion – Lovely vintage style caravan to store your pins.

Wrist Pincushion – Great way to keep your pins close by!

Pincushion Ring – Tiny pincushion to wear on your finger!


Scrappy round coin purse tutorial
Image from Craft Passion

Scrap projects for Pouches and Purses

Store your gadgets and other bits and pieces in style with these super scrap projects for pouches and purses!

Business Card Holder – Store all your business cards neatly. 

Scrappy Phone Case – Protect your precious mobile phone.

Macaron Coin Purse – Cutest little purses that are almost so good to eat! 

Handy Pouch – Keep these to store cosmetics or pencils.

Shopping List Folio – Neat idea to keep a notebook in place for shopping.

 Camera Accessory Clip – Poch to hold a camera lens, battery or memory card.

First Aid Pouch – Great to store your plasters and medicines when travelling.

Scalloped Sunglasses Case – Store your specs in style.


Gift projects to make using scraps

Get ahead and make some adorable gifts with your most beautiful scrap pieces.

Fabric Scrap Keychains – Perfect for a small gift to send with a card.

Coffee Cozy – If they love their beans, they’ll love this coffee cup cozy!

Scrappy Linen Heart – Fill with lavender for a scented gift.

Fabric Scrap Bookmarks – Ideal and easy to make for the keen reader.

Fabric Scrap Scrunchies – Make these as gifts for the girls.

Crib Mobile – Use your bright and colourful scraps to make this baby gift. 

Phone Charging Station – Keep phones safe whilst charging with this great gift idea!

Journal Pen Holder – Gift this useful pen holder with a pretty notebook.

Fabric Headband – Make these as stocking fillers for your favourite girls!

Scrappy Sailboats – Sew these little boats for a favourite child.

Pretty Little Key Fob – Perfect for a last minute gift.

Pocket Sized Handwarmers – Ideal gifts for Christmas stocking fillers to keep hands warm!

Christmas Scrap Projects

PThere are several great projects you could make with your Christmas scraps!

Scrappy Christmas Gift Tags – Gorgeous idea to personalise any gift.

Quilted Tree Ornaments – Pretty hanging trees for your tree!

Scrappy Christmas Stockings – Made with strips of fabric. 

Fabric Tree Ornaments – Pretty ideas for the tree.

Fabric Scrap Christmas Balls – Pretty seasonal baubles to make.

Patchwork Star – Hang these around the home at Christmas.

Stack up a Yo-yo Folk Angel – Sew this adorable angel to hang up.


For more fabulous scrap projects do follow our Scrap Projects Pinterest board or visit our free sewing projects page and click the scrap projects tag.