25 Ways to Use Mask-making Scraps July 13 2020 2 Comments
It’s the summer of 2020, and due to the global pandemic, wearing and making masks has become part of our “new normal” daily life. Now the time has come to make something from all those wonderful scraps.
From handy ear bud pouches to fun bookmarks and jelly roll beds to pamper your pets, we crafted a list of 25 things to make with your mask-making scraps.
For the Sewing Room
- Stackable Scrap Bucket Bag
- DIY Braided Basket
- Woven Fabric Basket
- Kantha Needle Book
- Make a Fabric Yo Yo or Suffolk Puff
Related: We carry some super cute Molly and Mama project kits in our shop. Hop on over to take a look.
Photo from Molly and Mama
For the Kitchen
We’d all rather be sewing, right? But some of us also love to cook, too. Or at least eat. Why not make a few of these scrap-busting projects as great gifts for cooking and eating lovers alike?
- Log Cabin Hexie Potholders
- Fabric Scrap Magnets
- Quilted Coffee Mug Cozy
- Crazy Felt Coasters
- Cutlery Holders
For Your Carry-all
Why not make all the things you carry around with you prettier? These fast and fun projects will have you sewing through your scraps in no time. You will instantly become more stylish when you do.
- Quick-Easy Sunglasses Case
- DIY Cord Keeper
- Lip Gloss Case
- Circle Zip Earbud Pouch
- Coin Purse Keychain
Related: We have coin purse hardware and pattern kits in the shop. Just add you favorite fabric scraps and batting.
Photo from Polka Dot Chair
Reading and journaling are hobbies for all ages to enjoy. What a great way to gift your favorite book than with a handmade bookmark?
Photo from CraftyStaci.com
For Fun and Gifts
These are a mixed bag of fun ways to use some of the scraps from your favorite stash. From personal touches, like monograms, to functional items, like pocket warmers (for all you northerners!) and a memory game. Bet you can’t make just one.
Related: If you thought the pocket warmers are a great scrap buster, then try filling the same rounds with lavender for sachets. Or take a look at this rice heat therapy bag tutorial.
For Pet Lovers
As quarantine wears on, we’ve come to find comfort and companionship from our pets. Since Honeybell is our shop dog, we have a few dog-related projects to share.
Have a different pet project to share? Tell us in the comments below. We’d love to learn about it. Also, let us know if you make any of these projects with your mask-making scraps.