Now that you have ideas for storing those bulky bags/rolls of batting, what is a quilter to do with all those smaller oddly shaped scraps? Are you looking to better utilize large pieces? Are you looking for fast and fun projects using small bits of batting? Or, are you just wanting to use the scraps without adding to your current WIP/UFO collection? We have found wonderful and creative ideas to help you keep that batting scrap pile down to a minimum. It's never to early to get started on holiday gift making.

Want to get that scrap batting pile down?

Want to utilize the larger pieces of scrap battingTwo easy and fast ways to 'build' a new larger piece of batting.

Want some ideas for using bits of scrap batting?

  • Check out the 10 creative options we found. Many of these would make great gifts. 

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1. Jen's Must have fabric trays.  She has lots of great ideas - even a wine bottle tote!  ShabbyFabrics

2. Make a fabric cord keeper. Leafytreetops

3. Fabric phone charging station. Positivelysplendid (This site has been experiencing difficulties.)

4. Make a hot pad for your casserole dish.  Auntieemscrafts

5. Door Stop. Somuchbetterwithage

6. Pocket Pot holder. Quiltexpressions

7. Make a tea cozy. Sewwestitch

8. Quilted Mug Rug with pocket. Sew4home

9. Scrappy Lily Bowl and Plate. Michelemademe

10. Patchwork Slippers. SweetCarolain

Make your own patchwork slippers. Please note that the original tutorial was in Spanish. This English version has no sound.

#6 Ladywingnut 2016-06-07 15:33
Sooo cool! I got to make me some slippers!! Thanks for sharing!
#5 Ladywingnut 2016-06-07 15:32
So look cool! I got to make me some slippers!!! Thanks for sharing!
#4 Barbara Stephenson 2016-06-07 06:29
When pack up my fragile Christmas ornaments I use the odd ball bits of batting to wrap around the ornaments.
#3 Alice 2016-06-06 20:40
I love all of these scrap projects. I'm already plotting some of the gifts I can make with my scraps.
#2 Andrea Hawkins 2016-06-06 08:22
God provides :)
#1 Michele 2016-06-06 05:00
More suggestions: make a triangle zippered coin pouch and many kinds of zippered cosmetic pouches, pencil case, a small purse.
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