Or more aptly titled “Fabric/Trim Remnants Are My Downfall!”. Thankfully, I found these pieces before I posted my goals for 2015, or I would have been a failure right at the start of the new year. I went into Hobby Lobby for some Osnaberg fabric, which I use a lot in my sewing. I always swing by the Clearance section and this time I found this lot.
Love this animal print ruffle trim. I’m sure I could use this on lots of things ~ an embellished little girl’s apron, a stocking, even upcycling a piece of clothing. This was probably the most expensive at about $7.00.
There was also a small bit of this grey, white and yellow tassel trim. I almost didn’t get it, but thought it would look pretty on the cuff of a Christmas stocking that had a grey fabric. For about $2.00 I decided to throw it in the basket.
This grey Paris print cotton fabric. This would make for a nice couple of pillow backs. That’s about all there is enough for, but worth getting for under $3.00.
I don’t normally buy something like this John Deere logo fabric, but thought it might make for a nice change for some masculine items in my Etsy. I think this could be used for a pillow back (maybe with a truck or tractor image for the front) or doing a portion of a stocking or even if I decided to do a Kindle or ipad sleeve. This is a nice amount of fabric and was under $5.00.
The last bit was this great black and white camera fabric. Also under $5.00, it caught my eye as being a great pillow all on its own or for several other projects (like those I mentioned above). Wouldn’t it be a great fabric to use for a camera strap? Or for lining the inside of a bag used to carry a camera and accessories.
I think there is so much potential in these remnant pieces. You are only limited by your imagination and it is a great way to get a piece of fabric or trim that might otherwise be too expensive to purchase in full yardage. What would you make with these remnants?