Using left over fabric as art

Using fabric as decor is a rather interesting and unique concept, it is an especially useful way to get rid of those left over fabric you’ve accumulated.  Here are a few ideas you can borrow.

Wall decoration is no longer limited to wallpapers, paintings and portraits.  Fabric decorative items give the room a classic look. click here for tutorial  of the swatch portrait below by purlbee.


Fabric wall art is so easy there’s no reason to leave a blank lonely wall alone. Glue it to a piece of foam, or simply frame it. For tutorial click here

Pinned Image

Remnants of four graphic fabrics add drama when placed in metal frames and hung in a grid. When choosing fabrics, stick to bold, overscale patterns, since small florals will lose presence when viewed from afar.

What a great way to use up your left over fabric!

These are meant to be hair clips but there’s no reason not to use a bigger size one for wall art, for tutorial click here

These richly detailed images by designer, Grace Feyock, capture decorative medallions in a range of soft pastel colors. Framed in pewter finished metal with hand brushed acrylic finish. Hang them together or individually.

Blue Patchwork Prints -Set of 9

The image below uses a tree branch and stuffed birds in various fabric

How about getting a large plain cushion and sewing on different fabric of same shapes, like in the image below

for left over fabric?

Why not make way for some pretty memo boards. Check out Centsational Girl’s tutorials on boards here.

custom memo board

Okay this apartment therapy image below uses paper instead of fabric to transform a dreary bookshelf  in a unique amazing piece. u don’t have to use paper, fabrics can be just as interesting. here’s the tutorial.


You can customise your own light fixture with your desired fabric and glue.

I could see this being an easy DIY with left over fabric & a goodwill find! search starts now!

Educate your little ones with this fabric alphabets, for tutorial click here

How about this hanging storage fabric baskets, you can make them any size, hang on bigger thicker rods for more drama, or single baskets hung one over the other in a narrow space, so many possibilities. for tutorial click here

Hanging fabric baskets tutorial

This Vintage Fabric Wall Art are made from fabric scraps and paper. Use Canson self-adhesive paper, cut shapes in it with an X-acto knife. Peel off the backing, place fabric pieces over the windows you cut, and stick on a second sheet to cover the back. Put it in a frame.