Give new life to outgrown clothing, fabric and paper scraps, and other materials lying around the house with our wallet-friendly craft ideas.
Fabric-Scrap Favor Packs
Guests will say "goody" when they get these cheerful bags. Made of fabric scraps, they sew up in a snap.
Ruler or measuring tape
1. Cut an 11-by-7 1/2-inch piece of fabric with pinking shears.
2. Fold in half, right sides facing; machine-sew one short and each long side with a 1/2-inch seam allowance; turn inside out.
3. Fill bag with treats, and tie with a strip of contrasting fabric.
A diverse collection of castoffs becomes a dashing throw with a flexible design of squares and rectangles.
Assorted menswear fabrics in similar weights (such as wool, flannel,