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Sew Gifts with Scraps of Fabric

Economical Gift Solutions that will be Remembered

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If you sew, odds are that you have scraps of fabric that you just couldn't part with! Here are gifts you can make using those scraps to create gifts that will be remembered and used for years to come.

1. Scrunchies

Scrunchie
Debbie Colgrove, Licensed to About.com
Sew a bag full of scrunchies using up you r fabric scraps or make one to match the outfits you make as gifts. Scrunchies are a great way to painlessly hold a ponytail in place!

2. What to do with Yo-Yos - - Yo-Yo Sewing Projects

Yo-Yo Doily
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Once you've mastered how to sew a simple fabric yo-yo, you are bound to have a bag full ready to sew into a great gift. A simple fabric yo-yo

3. Free Pattern and Directions to Sew an Insulated Lunch Sack

Finished Insulated Lunch Sacks
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Everyone is thinking green and learning that a bagged lunch will save money over buying lunch everyday. Make someone on your gift list an insulated lunch bag so they can safely take their lunch everyday in a bag that is made from fabric that suits the person.

4. Free Pattern and Directions to Sew a Fabric Checkbook Cover

Completed Fabric Checkbook Cover
Debbie Colgrove, Licensed to About.com
Writing checks usually means paying bills. Make the task a little enjoyable by creating a checkbook cover that will make the person smile by using fabric that is fun.

5. Sew a Trick Wallet

Trick Wallet
Debbie Colgrove, Licensed to About.com
A dollar bill or a gift certificate added inside this wallet is going to create a fun, magic gift... and you get to use up scraps of fabric to make this unique gift!

6. Sew a Men's Billfold

Sew a Men's Billfold
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Sew a mens wallet with this free pattern as a gift or just to have a wallet made in a fabric that expresses who the owner is.

7. Free Pattern & Directions to Sew a Fabric Women's Wallet

Fabric Women's Wallet with a Change Section
Debbie Colgrove, Licensed to About.com
Free Pattern & Directions to Sew a Fabric Women's Wallet With a ... A women's wallet is a small item that can cost a fortune. Use your fabric scraps to sew wallets that are you and leave you with money to put in the wallet!

8. Free Pattern and Directions to Sew an Eye Glass Case

Eye Glass Case Made with Interfaced Cotton Fabric and Flannel Lining
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Use your scraps to sew a personalized eye glass case. Anyone who doesn't wear their glasses all the time is bound to appreciate even more that one eye glass case.

9. Keep Em Cold Can Wraps

An Insulating Can Wrap
Debbie Colgrove, Licensed to About.com
A great gift from scraps that will not only keep cans cold but make a can recognizable as to which one belongs to who.

10. Dish Liquid Apron

Dish Liquid Bottle Apron
Debbie Colgrove, Licensed to About.com
A little gift that can be personalized with embroidery or by making the apron match the curtains. Something personalized is always a welcome gift.
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