How to Make Selvage Fabric Tutorial

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How to Make Selvage Fabric Tutorial Pattern


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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details





Skill Level:

little skill level requirement Novice

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

About Designer

About Designer

SarahVee on

I quilt for the joy it brings (because I am a JOYful girl!) Thanks to Ani diFranco for giving me this beautiful motto to create by. I make most of my patterns using my stash - which is limited and full of colourful prints! I am obsessed with designing ways to use up selvages - especially collections of selvages from fabrics used in a single project. Sadie Paisley (the mini stitched Joyful me in ...

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