Wrap Scrap has become increasingly popular because of the almost endless list of creative items you can make with it. What is wrap scrap?
Wrap scrap is left over or scraps of woven wrap fabric which is then cut up and re-used to create new items. Typically it comes from baby wraps however it can even be a maternity outfit you love or any fabric that you’re attracted to because of its design or memory.
Depending on the amount of scrap fabric you can get your hands on, you can make a wide range of items. Everything from a small ring sling to a headband and even a handbag. By making accessories using the fabric you love you get to enjoy it all over again.
What can you do or make with wrap scrap?
As luck would have it, talented individuals have grabbed this opportunity and started making all sorts of things out of wrap scrap, so you don’t have to dispose of any of your beloved wraps, and you may even get a keepsake that you can use well after your baby has grown up.
If you can sew, you can turn your wrap scrap into anything you like. Follow a simple scarf pattern and you can even make your own accessories. However if not, there are plenty clever people who can convert your wrap scrap into something for you to treasure.
Wrap scrap designs and creations are limited to your imagination. Handmade custom items that are sewn from woven wrap scraps or baby wraps, as well as traditional fabric gives a whole new perspective on repurposing.
In fact, everything made from wrap scraps is usually inspired by the scraps themselves! The pattern and amount of fabric available can determine what is best to make at the time.
- Purses, wallets and coin pouches
- Diaper bags
- Steering wheel covers
- Key rings
- Camera straps
- Kindle & iPad covers
- Diaper covers
- Tie headbands and regular headbands
- Ear warmers
- Lanyards and Key Fobs (Key chain)
- Decorations including Christmas Stash Stockings and Ornaments
- Baby shoes
- And so on…the options are almost endless
Where can you buy wrap scrap?
Wrap scrap can be purchased from many Etsy sellers, Wrap Scrap swap groups and even established Facebook pages. But before you go out and buy wrap scrap, chances are you’ve got wraps that you no longer use that can be repurposed. It’s a clever way to reuse old baby and maternity clothes too.
How much is a wrap scrap worth?
Wrap Scrap prices vary depending on the fabric itself and demand. If you are looking to sell your fabric to be used as wrap scrap, as a rough guide, take the price you paid for the wrap and divide that by your wrap’s original length. That will give you dollars per inch.
When buying wrap scrap, it is common to see it for sale around the $1 per inch mark, however, it can depend on how much your particular design is loved. Some wrap scrap is actually speciality fabrics and is very hard to find, and therefore they cost a lot more.
Have you made something with wrap scrap or had a keepsake item created? We’d love to see your designs.