11 Fun And Crafty Projects You Can Make With Quilt Fabric Scraps

what to do with tiny fabric scraps

Have you noticed that no matter how efficient you are with your fabric cutting skills for a quilting project, you still end up with scraps of fabric in varying sizes?

If you’re like me, you have at least one storage tote full of fabric scraps that you’ve been collecting over the years. 

We will go over what to do with scrap fabric in this post, and I’m super excited to show you some fun, unique crafts with fabric scraps. 

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All You Need To Know About Fat Quarter Sizes

Fat Quarter Quilt Sizes

It used to be that quilters bought multiple yards of fabric to make their quilts. They did not have what we commonly refer to today as pre-cuts.

However, the first pre-cut to change the world of quilting appeared in the mid-1980s.

The term fat quarter first appeared in the book Country Needlework by Margaret Boyle.

Quilters began asking for this smaller cut of fabric, and overnight the quilting industry changed.

Fabric companies started cutting their fabric collections into handy fat quarter bundles and quilters bought them. They could afford to buy an entire collection by their favorite designer.

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