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13 DIY Fleece Fabric Craft Ideas Perfect For Cold Months

It’s time to have some fun with fleece fabric craft ideas! Keep busy with these cute and useful DIY projects you can do with your friends and family!

Fleece is an essential fabric come winter time. Soft and fuzzy yet surprisingly durable and warm, this fabric is a must for your jackets, scarves, and other winter gear. But did you know that you can make lots of cool stuff out of your spare fleece? Take a look at this list of fleece fabric craft ideas that will make your afternoons indoors more fun and exciting!

Fleece Fabric Craft Ideas

Fun And Functional DIY Projects To Do This Winter

There’s no reason to get bored at home if you’ve got a bolt or two of fleece around! Show some love for the quintessential winter fabric by making some adorable crafts out of it. This winter, you can never have too many fleece-y things to comfort you in the cold. More than throwing on a jacket or some colorful scarves, try these interesting takes on fleece, from pillows and blankets and even a heating pad that is very handy to have around while the weather is still so chilly.


1. Bottle Gift Bag

The holidays may be over, but you’re always in need of a great hostess gift idea! Be the perfect guest at your next dinner party by bringing an adorably-wrapped bottle of wine. Make a bunch to give as gifts, or keep a stash handy every time you need a quick present.


2. Fleece Football Hat

Have a budding football fan in the family? This awesome fleece football hat is a great way to celebrate his love for the sport while keeping him warm! Don’t be surprised if your husband asks for one, too!


3. Fleece Scraps Rug

Welcome guests with a soft and downy rug handmade with love. You’ll get to de-stash all your fleece scraps, too! Making this rug is a great stress-buster and mood-lifter—and that’s what fleece fabric craft ideas are all about!


4. Knight Helmet Hat

If your little man loves pretending to be a knight in shining armor, then why not make this craft project? Warning: It’s so awesome, he may never take it off!


5. Monster Fleece Lovey Blankets

Take advantage of all the fun printed fleece on sale and make these loveys for your kiddos! They’ll keep your little ones company during bed time.


6. Monster Pillow

Scare away the cold with this goofy monster pillow! You’re going to love snuggling on the couch accompanied by this cute little guy. Choose different colors of fleece and get creative with the details of the face to make your own unique monster!


7. Neon Fleece Pillow

When it’s all gray outside, it’s time for a pop of color inside! Screaming neon fleece pillows are awesomely stylish snuggle buddies this winter. Invite some friends over for a pillow-making party!


8. No-Sew Fleece Octopus

Keep the kids from going crazy during snow days with this friendly fleece octopus! It’s one of the easier fleece fabric craft ideas that your little helpers would love to get in on.


9. No-Sew Rainbow Scarf

Chase away the cold-weather woes with this brightly-colored scarf! Since it’s a given that you’ll be wearing one, why not choose a scarf that will bring a smile to your face each time you throw it on?

10. Tied Fleece Blanket

I love it when fleece fabric craft ideas become great gift ideas, too! Imagine giving this two-toned tied blanket to a friend who just had a little baby. Adorable, right? And look at how much fun you’ll have picking out the matching bolts of fabric!

11. Upcycled Fleece Blanket

Holding on to a fleece jacket you’ve outgrown? Give it new life as this lovely fleece blanket! Now you’ll have a sweet personalized blanket for just pennies—this would make a great gift, too.

12. Waterless Heating Pad

Using a hot water bottle to keep you warm in bed is an old-school idea, but it doesn’t mean it doesn’t work! Ditch your heated blanket with this DIY waterless heating pad covered in nice and comforting fleece.


13. Unicorn Headband

Who doesn’t want to be a unicorn, right? Have fun crafting these fleece headbands with unicorn horns made out of cotton fabric and embroidery thread. Make one in every color of the rainbow, because these are just so adorable! Figure out how to make these perfectly right here!


I bet you’re itching to try all of these fleece fabric craft ideas! Still looking for more? Watch this video from The Crafty Gemini on how to make a fashionable fleece ear warmer:

With these fleece fabric craft ideas, you’ll have endless hours of fun doing what you love best: spending time with your loved ones, getting creative and working on projects that are not only useful, but really fun! ‘Cause when it’s cold and gray outside, it’s time to get crafting inside!  Happy crafting!


Which of these fleece fabric craft ideas are you most excited to get started on? Share it with me in the comments below! Thinking of more crafts you can create this winter? How about 11 Awesome Wood Crafts to Beautify Your Home This Winter?

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