Sewing kitchen towels is a quick and easy project, and a great way to use up your fabric scraps. Make enough to restock your kitchen. Then, make a bunch more to give as gifts.
My family made the switch from paper napkins to cloth napkins 18 years ago, and we’ve never looked back. If you’re looking to make a similar change, or simply need some cloth napkins for a special occasion, you’ve come to the right place.
The last time I had to shop for a shower curtain, I was shocked at how expensive they’d gotten, and disappointed in the selection. So, when I found myself needing another shower curtain this week, I decided to make my own. This was an easy project, and didn’t cost anything, since I was able to use materials from my stash.
Make a bowl cover for your stand mixer to keep it dust-free between uses. This is a quick and easy project, and would make an excellent gift for any of the bakers in your life. Since this project only requires two fat quarters of fabric, it also happens to be a great stash buster.
Whenever we have a party or get-together, I always find myself scrambling to round up enough potholders and trivets to protect our sideboard and table. This is especially true when we host a potluck dinner. So, I decided to solve the problem by making a hot pad table runner.
Use some of your fabric scraps to make potholders. This simple design doesn’t require binding tape, so it’s easy enough for beginners. Whip up a set for yourself. Then, whip up several more to give as gifts.
If you don’t have a jar opener to help you open difficult lids, this one is easy to make. We’re talking 15 minutes tops. You can even use fabric scraps to make it. Here are the easy peasy instructions.
Keep mesh produce bags out of the trash by turning them into pot scrubbers. This simple project takes less than five minutes. Choose from the sew or no-sew version. Both are easy to make, and will produce a durable, no-scratch pot scrubber.
Protect your hands, and your table, from hot bowls with a set of these soup bowl cozies. If you make them out of 100% cotton fabric, batting and thread, they can even go in the microwave. This project doesn’t require much fabric, which makes it a great stash buster and gift idea.