Thursday, December 4, 2008

Craft 101: Fabric & Felt Scraps


Here's an idea...
I'm sure tons of you have loads of fabric scraps - way too tiny to use for something else but somehow you managed to convince yourself to save it. Sound familiar??

Cut up little triangles - they don't have to be perfect angles either! And forget the piping that's usually required and just sew the triangles together, just keep your foot on the peddle and leave a 1-second gap between each one.


I decided to layer felt with patterned fabric pieces but you could just use felt too (Susan, I'm sure you have a ton of felt!) I tried to use the thickest thread that I could find too.

It takes some getting used to, but once you get the hang of it it's pretty easy. I didn't worry too much about it being perfect either!

10 comments:

Chelsea Ling said...

those are *so* *so* cute!!!!

Bunny said...

That's a great idea! I am so tired of seeing fabric scraps thrown out. I believe that there is a use for everything! :)

ei! kumpel said...

brilliant idea! so clever! I have tones of little felt scraps..

x margarida

the b-line said...

Darling!

knackstudio said...

So cute!

Melissa de la Fuente said...

This is soooo adorable hun! I want one! :)
See you soon?
xoxo
Melis

featherz said...

I love it, great idea!

DJ said...

That's really cute! Now I have something to make with all those scraps I've been holding on to. :)

Rachel@oneprettything.com said...

This is SOOO cute! I'm going to make some and hang it over my cat door! =) I'll be linking.

catsmum said...

I love the baby bunting.
Thanks for the cute idea.
I am going to use up my bag of precious vintage chenille little bits that I can't bring myself to throw out.