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20 Organizing Ideas: Making Small Quilt Projects and Reusing Your Fabric Scraps

By: Kathryn Wright, Editor of FaveQuilts.com

Having a hard time seeing your quilting station these days, or missed out on spring cleaning? Then set aside a few hours and try these 20 Organizing Ideas: Making Small Quilt Projects and Reusing Your Fabric Scraps. Not only does this creative collection have cute ways to make helpful items like a quilt basket for fabric or a caddy for your supplies. We've also got plenty of stash buster quilt projects you can use for around the house and in your everyday life.

Hanging Fabric Storage SolutionFabric Sling Patchwork Fabric Basket

20 Organizing Ideas:
Making Small Quilt Projects and Reusing Your Fabric Scraps

Table of Contents

Small Quilt Projects for Organizing

Quilt Basket Patterns

Ways to Reuse Your Fabric Scraps

Organizing Tips and Techniques



Small Quilt Projects for Organizing

When it comes to organizing, use these small quilt projects to hold your supplies and keep your table safe and clear.

Charmed Fabric BowlFabric SlingQuilter's Best Friend Supplies CubeCutting Mat CaddyThree Pocket Hanging Pouch

  1. Charmed Fabric Bowl - Your charm packs will make a great addition to your table.
     
  2. Fabric Sling - Keep your jelly rolls off your desk with this scrap fabric solution
     
  3. Quilter's Best Friend Supplies Cube - Have an all-in-one system you can keep on your desk.
     
  4. Cutting Mat Caddy - Making small quilt projects like this isn't very different from making a quilted bag pattern.
     
  5. Three Pocket Hanging Pouch - Quilters on-the-go can store valuables with this organizing idea.

 

Quilt Basket Patterns

Create a quilt basket that's durable and helpful around the whole house.

Fabric Storage BinPatchwork Fabric BasketCitron Gray Quilted BasketFrayed Fabric BasketAll in One Storage Bin

  1. Fabric Storage Bin - Store fabric or carry your linens with ease.
     
  2. Patchwork Fabric Basket - Here's one of the bigger stash buster patterns you'll find.
     
  3. Citron Gray Quilted Basket - Clean your counters with a quilt basket for your hand towels.
     
  4. Frayed Fabric Basket - All you need is glue to make an adorable table accent.
     
  5. All in One Storage Bin - This stylish pattern can hold fabric scraps or household items.

     

Ways to Reuse Your Fabric Scraps

If you're stuck with a pile of fabric scraps, find a sizable quilt project to help you cut your number down.

Patchwork CoastersScrappy Rainbow PlacematsScrappy Collage ToteTwinkle Twinkle Scrappy Star11 Patch Scrap Quilt
 

  1. Patchwork Coasters - Greet guests with convenient small quilt projects for your table.
     
  2. Scrappy Rainbow Placemats - Brighten up your dining room with colorful scrappy quilt placemats.
     
  3. Scrappy Collage Tote - Turn your scrap fabrics into a stylish quilted tote bag that you can take anywhere.
     
  4. Twinkle Twinkle Scrappy Star - Start your next quilt with some adorable star quilt blocks.
     
  5. 11 Patch Scrap Quilt - Piecing this scrappy quilt pattern takes no time at all.

     

Organizing Tips and Techniques

Here are some of our favorite organizing ideas.

Hanging Fabric Storage SolutionMake a Design BoardCreating a Quilting TableFolding and Organizing FabricScrap User's System

  1. Hanging Fabric Storage Solution - This tutorial shows you a smart way to hang your quilting fabric.
     
  2. Make a Design Board - Organize your ideas and keep them pinned with a design board.
     
  3. Creating a Quilting Table - See the most efficient way to make space with a quilting table.
     
  4. Folding and Organizing Fabric - Make space by sorting your fabric properly.
     
  5. Scrap User's System - Here's another way to sort your fabric scraps.

 

Super String Quilts: 13 Paper Piecing and Scrap Quilt Patterns

 

Looking for even more quilting inspiration? Be sure to check out Super String Quilts: 13 Paper Piecing and Scrap Quilt Patterns. This printable collection includes various fabric strip projects that will amaze and inspire!

 

 

 

 

 

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