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How to Make Selvage Fabric Tutorial

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(7) Name: 'Quilting : How to Make Selvage Fabric Tutorial
How to Make Selvage Fabric Tutorial

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • sew a straight line with a sewing machine
  • cut fabric to a specific size

Pattern Description:

Create your own one of a kind piece of fabric using selvages! I wrote this tutorial to share my joy in using up every last inch of my favourite fabrics - the selvages. This tutorial will guide you through making a large piece of selvage fabric that you can then cut into smaller pieces for different projects. Check out my patterns to see some of my favourite ways to use selvage fabric. Enjoy!

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • approx. 18 x 20 inches


  • 1 fat quarter
  • selvages cut 18 inches long - enough to cover the fat quarter

You Will Also Need:

  • thread - white or a contrasting colour