25 Stash-Busting Gift Ideas to Make with a Fat Quarter

OCT 29, 2018 updated May 14, 2021


From baby leggings and bow ties to tea towels and tote bags, a fat quarter can be used in so many different ways. After you see the 25 projects we’ve rounded up, you’ll see why this small but mighty fabric will soon be your go-to size for DIY gifts. 

For the Kitchen

1. Tea towels 

Using just a fat quarter of Linen Cotton Canvas, this timeless kitchen accessory can be displayed all year long. Skip the DIY and let Roostery help with a ready-made version. We rounded up 50 tea towel designs for everyone on your list. 

2. Reversible Bowl Covers
3. Farmers’ Market Produce Bags

4. Family Recipe Tea Towel 

5. Handmade Napkins


For the Walls

6. Photo Wall Art

Follow Kate’s tutorial with just one photo on a Recycled Canvas fat quarter for a giftable family portrait. 

7. Embellished Wall Art for Under $16


For the Kids

8. Cut-and-Sew Dolls

9. The Purrrfect Zipper Pouch

10. Recycled Canvas Cactus 

11. Fabric Dolls from a Drawing


For the Pets

12. Bandanas
13. Bow Ties

14. Pet Pillow


For the Bride-to-Be

15. Personalized Pillow
16. Wedding Send-Off Wands
17. Menu Banner

18. Love Note Handkerchief


For the Traveler

19. Luggage Tag

20. Zipper Pouch
21. Makeup Brush Holder

22. Sleep Masks


For the Baby

23. Leggings
24. Bandana
25. Knit Hat


Shop the newest tea towel designs to ring in 2019

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