Do you have a massive pile of fat quarters just hanging around? They’re cheap, colorful, and so easy to get your hands on. But they’re also fairly small. What could you possibly do with them? Have no fear. Here, there are 8 fabulous fat quarter projects you can use to create gorgeous one of a kind pieces.
Super Cute Skater Skirt
Skater skirts are fun and playful and can be entirely unique to your style. They also make great gifts for the fashionista in your life. Fat quarters come in all colors and patterns, so you can pick several that speak directly to you.
With just a couple fat quarters, a zipper, and some time, you can make this tiny purse with multiple pockets. It makes a great first purse for a child, but it also works wonderfully if you need just a small bag to take with you.
30-Minute Makeup Bag
If you’re looking for a quick and easy project, you can make this colorful makeup bag in less than half an hour. Create one for the makeup lover in your life or use it when you travel to far off places.
Reusable Snack Bag
A single fat quarter and some velcro make this reusable, washable snack bag the perfect earth-friendly project. Not only is it cute and stylish, but also you’ll save money on plastic baggies in the long run. Make a bunch to use as party favor bags for your next get-together.
If you’re looking for the perfect gift for the little ones in your life, look no further than a stuffed whale plushie. These stuffed sea beasts are bright and colorful and just right for snuggling.
Library Bag Tote
Using a couple coordinating fat quarters, you can create an adorable tote that will easily fit some library books, a laptop, or other items you need to carry. Just need a few items from the grocery store? This bag will fit the bill.
Mini Messenger Bag
This super easy bag uses a single fat quarter and some scraps for the handles. It’s a quick project that makes for a great gift when it’s all done. With squared off corners and made of a double layer, it makes the perfect first bag for a child or a small carry-on when flying.
Convertible Cross Body Bag
If you’re looking for something a bit larger, a cross body bag is a way to go. This project is a bit more advanced, but the result is worth the time and effort. Plus, it’s convertible! Add this stylish bag to your wardrobe today.
Fat quarters are extremely useful when it comes to fabulous projects. Try one today! If you found these patterns useful and you would like more information in regards to sewing, please contact us today! You can also visit our website to find available classes, details on fabrics, or to read our insightful blog.