Spring is finally in the air, and it’s time to clear out the old and bring in the new. Kill two birds with one stone with these great scrap sewing projects. Time to use up those scraps that have been piling up all winter (or all year)!
Keep reading for ideas for your house, your kids, yourself, and more.
For the Home
Welcome spring into your neighborhood with this cute garden flag by Peekaboo Pages.
This pillow looks absolutely adorable with a bunny theme, or any other cheerful spring fabrics you have on hand. Tutorial by Flamingo Toes.
Put some cheerful bunting decorations on otherwise blah towels with Lola Pink Fabric‘s towel tutorial.
Use up your leftover scraps AND get some Pottery Barn style on the cheap with Attempting Aloha‘s lampshade tutorial.
Prep for Easter dinner this guide on pot holders from Fresh Lemons.
Welcome spring and your houseguests in with this lovely scrap wreath from Felt Magnet. This would be a great project to do with kids.
You’ll need a large piece of fabric and a hoop for the base of this project, but you can use up to 50 different scraps with this US map hoop art DIY from Flamingo Toes (assuming you also add in Alaska and Hawaii).
This pillow tutorial from Kiki Creates can be great for any season. Swap out the yellow for your favorite spring hues.
Get another cheerful pillow idea to use up a myriad of fabric scraps with this tutorial.
Spruce up your house with some simple no-sew fabric flowers from Made Everyday. They can’t replace the smell of real flowers (mmm, hydrangeas), but they sure are cute!
Another great no-sew project to do with your kids is this bunting tutorial from Suzanna Duda.
For Your Kids
Dress up some plain tees and tank tops with scrap rosettes and hems. Get the tutorial here from The Sisters Blog.
Behind the Hedgerow shares a lovely “Taggie Blankie” tutorial for children and the sewing parents and grandparents who love them.
Make some cute pouches for your kids (or yourself!). If you have enough fabric, you could expand this into a lunch bag. Tutorial available from Noodlehead.
Perfect for your own tiny one, or if you’re headed to any baby showers this spring. Baby headband rosette pattern by Crazy Little Projects.
Make alphabet magnets for your kids to play with, and use up a boatload of scraps. Tutorial from Chez Beeper Bebe.
Make cute pouches for school supplies, hair ties, etc. for your kids, embellished with their initials and scrap patterns of choice. Tutorial at Make It Love It, by Crystal.
This log-cabin style drink coaster is a great introduction for those wanting to get into quilting. And it’s a great way to use up scraps for newbies and veterans alike. Tutorial available at In Color Order.
This tulip themed quilt wall hanging will clean up your scrap bin and brighten up your home. Tutorial from Inspired By Fabric.
Add a pop of color to your side tables with this Scrappy Quilted Placemats from Seams and Scissors.
Another take on scrappy placemats from Stitches and Scissors with a fun starburst pattern.
This Spring Petals Table Topper from the Crafty Quilter will be a great centerpiece for all your spring get-togethers.
Up-cycle some of your kid’s shoes, or re-style your own with this creative tutorial from Craft Stylish.
These 5-minute Fabric Rosettes are gorgeous and could go on anything from shirts to headbands to hairpins to pillows. Get the tutorial from Sweet C’s Designs.
Got some fabric scraps left in a pattern you love, but don’t have enough for a full project? Use this Ruffle Necklace tutorial by Poppy Chic and keep that fabric close to your heart.
You can never have enough headbands! Use this headband tutorial from Craft Snob for you, or for your kids.
Breathe some new life into an old shirt with this scalloped collar tutorial by Polka Dot Chair.
Super creative! Morena’s Corner‘s tutorial on flipflop decoupage will set your feet apart from the crowd.
Did you find something on this list of scrap sewing projects that you’d like to make? Share your scrappy projects in the comments!