18 DIY Fat Quarter Projects


Sew and make easy gifts with fat quarters for these cut & sew patterns to make which include simple sewing projects including fat quarter quilts, skirt, apron, bags, dress, bonnet, scarf and even pillows.   

We’ve taken away all the guess work on fat quarter projects with these incredible tutorials.  For even more ways to sew Tip Junkie’s Creative Community has over 669 Pattern Ideas.  You can always search there if you’’re looking for more patterns with step-by-step instructions. {wink}

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Fat Quarter Projects

Origami Fat Quarter Bento Bag

1.  Origami Fat Quarter Bento Bag ~ This origami bento bag is both stylish and functional! You can easily make one too with this tutorial, and 3 fat quarters! Perfect for tweens all the way up to their grandma’s to sport!

Fat Quarter Bundle Dress

2.  Fat Quarter Bundle DressTake a fat quarter bundle and turn it into a pretty pieced pillow case dress with this simple and easy to follow tutorial.

 7 Days a Week Skirt

3.  7 Days a Week Skirt ~ Add this cute and feminine little skirt to your girls’ closet.  It’s made with fabric quarters so you could have one for every day of the week.

Patricia Infinity Cowl

4.  Patricia Infinity Cowl ~ Make your own fashion statement with this adorable infinity cowl. Choose your fabric and/or print to fit any style you desire. It’s a simple gift idea.

Child's Reversible Apron

5.  Child’s Reversible Apron ~ Look at this  darling little girl apron! Fat quarter fabric was used to make it. The pom pom trim and ribbon is fabulous make the perfect finishing touches.

Fat Quarter Baby Bonnet

6.  Fat Quarter Baby Bonnet ~ Could this baby bonnet be any more precious?! Two fat quarters are used so you can use coordinating fabric and get two different looks. 


Fat Quarter Fabric Trays

7.  Fat Quarter Fabric Trays ~ Organization never looked so pretty with this project: fabric trays! Perfectly able to customize to your decor, these trays can definitely stay on the tabletop and not just get shoved in a drawer. Use these for organization or just to display something pretty!

Cloth Napkin Tutorial

8.  Cloth Napkin Tutorial ~ Store bought dinner napkins can be pricey, why not make a set for much less! With this fabulous tutorial you’ll learn how to take a fat quarter and easily make a set of dinner napkins to use at your next dinner party!

Kaleidoscope Pillows

9.  Kaleidoscope Pillows ~ This tutorial not only shows you how to sew your pillow, but also how to make the great kaleidoscope pattern. This is a quick and affordable way to liven up any space.

Fat Quarter Quilts

Triangle Fat Quarter Quilt

10.  Triangle Fat Quarter Quilt ~ Check out this beautiful modern quilt made with fabric quarters! If you can and like to quilt then this is a perfect way to use fabric quarters! Learn how with this great step by step tutorial!

Fat Quarter Fizz Quilt {free pattern}

11.  Fat Quarter Fizz Quilt {free pattern} ~ This quilt is right on trend with it’s pieced stripes! A great quilt for even a beginner to make thanks to this bloggers fabulous tutorial. Perfect to give as a gift or keep for your little one!

Cut & Sew

iPhone Pouch Tutorial

12.  iPhone Pouch Tutorial ~ Quick and easy tutorial for making an iPhone pouch. You can easily adjust the pattern to fit a Tablet, iPod, Blackberry or any other device or phone.

Mini Coloring Tote

13.  Mini Coloring Tote ~ I love how this tote incorporates storage for a coloring book and crayons.  Perfect for church or an evening out.

Scripture Tote Tutorial

14.  Scripture Tote Tutorial ~ Two fat quarters make this adorable book tote that holds your scriptures perfectly!

Produce Bag

15.  Produce Bag ~ This bag makes produce shopping easier!  And, it can be used over and over.  

Grocery Bag Holder

16.  Grocery Bag Holder ~ If you like to recycle grocery store bags, but they are piling up in your kitchen, this might just be the tutorial for you! Learn how to create a fabric grocery bag holder to hang on your wall or in a pantry. Makes a great housewarming or bridal shower gift.

 Fat Quarter Drawstring Bag

17.  Fat Quarter Drawstring Bag ~ Learn how to use a fat quarter to create this cute drawstring bag that is perfect for holding your essentials this summer.

Pocket Pillow

18.  Pocket Pillow ~ A pocket pillow is exactly what it sounds like. There is a pocket to hold books and a strap for easy carrying.  Keeps those book right where you want them.  Great for travel.


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