I love felt, and I love using up scraps, so this post has been a long time coming. I know how good it feels to throw things away and clear space, but try and keep my garbage output to a minimum! The tiniest of felt scraps get turned into stuffing, but the rest of them are all stowed away until I need them. If you’ve been looking for ideas on what to do with leftover felt, check out this list with over 30 felt scrap projects.
If you like this post, be sure to check out:
- my list of 60+ ways to use up knit fabric scraps
- How I store fabric scraps on a budget
- 30+ the best woven fabric scrap projects
- 12+ fabric coaster sewing tutorials
Don’t forget, 100% wool can be composted, just like any natural fiber). If you are loving some of these projects but don’t have a scrappy stash – here is where to buy felt scraps: you can buy assorted felt scraps that would be good for crafting or splurge and buy some 100% wool scraps.
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If you don’t have enough scraps for these what to do with leftover felt ideas, check out my favorite shops to buy wool felt!
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What to do with leftover felt
1- Tiny little bows from Craftiness is not Optional
2. Sew up tiny softies! This is the Mini Pocket Critters pattern – and the bunny is a freebie here at Swoodson Says
3- Modern felt headband for babies from Casa de Lewis (no longer an active blog :()
4- Felt fairy wand from Sugar Aunts
5- Make faux gemstone magnets with a free pattern here at Swoodson Says
6- The cutest “owl biscuits” from Hattifant
7- Cool art activity from Mum in the Mad House
8- Upcycled geometric “blocks” magnets here at Swoodson Says
9- No sew woodland play mat from Adventure in a Box
11- Bug bookmarks by Pienkel for Peekaboo Pages
12- Felt butterfly building activity by Wild Olive for Hellobee
13- Miniature felt scrap wreaths from Bella Dia
14- Funky cut-work felt bookmark on Sew Mama Sew
15- Super simple felt flowers from Let’s Do Something Crafty
16- Mini flags by Wild Olive for Handmade Charlotte
17- Modern flower applique refashion from Misusu
18- Heart-shaped corner bookmarks from Simple Serendipities
19- Clever chess-handle stamps from Nur Noch
20- Colorful coasters from Apple Green Cottage
21- Felt cat toy wand from Girl Gone Mom
22- All kinds of felt Christmas ornaments to choose from in this roundup here at Swoodson Says
23- Mini piggy banks from Dream a Little Bigger
24- Nature owls from Messy Little Monster
25- Make some mistletoe that will never dry out, from DIY Candy
26- Unique geode coasters from Zingzingtree
27- Simple bookmarks here on Swoodson Says (these are made in cotton for the post but would work great for felt!)
28- Felt button snake toy at AppleGreen Cottage
29- Upcycled Cork Penguin Ornaments from Red Ted Art
30- Easy mosaic votive holders from Moms and Crafters
31- Sew on some sweet appliques – free heart pattern here at Swoodson Says
32- Felt scrap garland from Made Everyday
I love this creative way to make whole new sheets of felt, from My Poppet Makes.
Cute and quick, check out these felt flower magnets at Cutesy Crafts.
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Friday 28th of January 2022
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Monday 10th of October 2016
A lot of awesome ideas are showing up here. I can't even choose my favorite one. Thanks so much for sharing, my kids would love it!
Thursday 22nd of September 2016
Love all of these ideas! Thanks for including my kitty wand :)
Tuesday 20th of September 2016
Great roundup! Tons of cute ideas <3
Monday 19th of September 2016
Thank you so much for including DIY Candy! I'll share! :D
Stephanie - Swoodson Says
Monday 19th of September 2016
Of course! Thanks so much for sharing - here is a direct pin link if it makes your life easier :) https://www.pinterest.com/pin/195273333824152071/ You're the best!