The Perfect Scrap Project: Make Your Own Scrap Bowl

TLDRLearn how to make a colorful scrap bowl using your fabric scraps. This project is perfect for using up all your leftover materials in a creative and functional way.

Key insights

🧵The scrap bowl project is a great way to use up fabric scraps and reduce waste.

✂️You can customize your scrap bowl by using different colored scraps and creating unique patterns.

🌈The scrap bowl can be a colorful and stylish addition to your home decor.

🧺The scrap bowl can be used to hold various items, such as keys, jewelry, or sewing supplies.

♻️This project promotes sustainability by repurposing fabric scraps and reducing the amount of waste sent to landfills.


Can I use any type of fabric scraps for this project?

Yes, you can use any type of fabric scraps, such as cotton, linen, or even denim. Just make sure they are clean and in good condition.

How big should the fabric scraps be?

The size of the fabric scraps can vary. The smaller the scraps, the more intricate the design on your scrap bowl. However, make sure they are not too small to handle.

Do I need any special tools or equipment?

The basic tools you will need for this project are fabric scraps, a rectangle of adhesive, a sewing machine, and scissors. You may also need a ruler or measuring tape.

Can I wash the scrap bowl?

The scrap bowl can be spot cleaned if needed. Avoid submerging it in water to prevent damage to the adhesive.

What other projects can I make with fabric scraps?

There are many other projects you can make with fabric scraps, such as patchwork quilts, fabric flowers, or small accessories like coin pouches or scrunchies.

Timestamped Summary

00:00In this video, you will learn how to make a colorful scrap bowl using fabric scraps.

02:18Gather small fabric scraps in various colors and sizes for your project.

04:18Cover a rectangle of thermal adhesive with the fabric scraps, creating a colorful and unique pattern.

06:11Layer a sheer fabric and interfacing or felt on top of the scrap-covered rectangle.

07:43Quilt the layers together to secure the fabric scraps in place.

09:18Fold the quilted piece in half and sew the sides, creating the shape of the bowl.

09:53Turn the bowl inside out and sew around the edge to close the opening.

09:49Enjoy your colorful and functional scrap bowl!