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99 Ways You Can Use Fabric To Decorate Every Room of Your Home

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home
Source: One Kings Lane

September is National Sewing Month, and in honor of the occasion, we're taking a deep look at one of the most versatile materials out there: fabric! From sewing pillows to creating statement wall pieces, there's no limit to the way you can use fabric in the world of interior design. Here are 99 of our favorite tips on how to use fabric to decorate every room of your home. You don't have to be a tailor to use textiles in your space. From no-sew curtains to fabric as wallpaper, there's a project out there for everybody!           

What's the coolest way you've decorated with fabric? Let us know in the comments!

TABLE OF CONTENTS

LIVING ROOM

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Hang a scarf
Source: Design Sponge

1. Hang some pretty fabric, like a scarf on the wall for instant and cheap wall art.

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Hang a giant tapestry
Source: Urban Outfitters

2. Hang a giant tapestry to create an accent wall.

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Create custom framed art
Source: Curbly

3. Staple wood beams to to colorful fabric to create custom framed art.

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Wrap canvases
Source: Pinterest

4. Wrap canvases in fabric to occupy more wall space.

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | DIY floor rug
Source: Brit.co

5. Did you know you can make a giant rug from a piece of fabric? And it's inexpensive, too!

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | DIY roman shades
Source: Honestly WTF

6. Make your own roman shades from unique fabric and mini blinds.

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Stenciled fabric becomes curtains
Source: Curbly

7. Stenciled two flat sheets to create one-of-a-kind curtains.

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | DIY no-sew valances
Source: Design Fixation

8. Use fabric to create a no-sew valance for a simple window treatment.

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Hang fabric from the ceiling
Source: The Snap Assembly

9. Hang fabric from a rod on the ceiling to achieve this Moroccan-style look.

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Hang fabric from the wall
Source: Green Wedding Shoes

10. Dye and hang fabric straight from the wall for an indoor canopy.

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Make a throw blanket
Source: Curbly

11. Use comfy fabric to sew your own throw blanket, like this faux fur one with tassles.

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | DIY floor pillow
Source: The Merry Thought

12. Make a floor pillow from an old blanket.

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Sweater pouf
Source: Thoughts from Alice

13. Or use a sweater to make a cute ottoman!

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Fabric-covered lampshade
Source: The Effortless Chic

14. Use fabric to decorate a lampshade in a colorful print. 

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | DIY coasters
Source: Passion Shake

15. Use fabric and pens to make these Moroccan-inspired coasters.

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | DIY magazine rack
Source: Curbly

16. A drying rack + fabric = this DIY magazine rack.

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Hanging magazine holder
Photo: Design Sponge

17. Or hang your magazines from the wall with fabric and a dowel.

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Pillow cover made from a dress
Source: Francois et Moi

18. Use an old dress with a fun print to cover a pillow.

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Pillow cover made from cloth napkins
Source: Sugar & Cloth

19. Create some no-sew envelope pillows from cloth napkins.

 

Source: One Kings Lane

20. This looks simple enough - tied scarves around your couch pillows for a boho-look.

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Serape pillows
Source: Pear Mama

21. Turn your Mexican blankets into fringed pillows.

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Cover cushions in blankets
Source: Horses and Heels

22. Wrap couch cushions in beautiful a blanket, like this Serape one for instant color.

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Create a sofa cover
Source: Fall for DIY

23. This is some black diamond-level crafting, but you can make your own sofa slipcover from fabric of your choosing.

 


DINING ROOM

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Line a serving tray
Source: Minted

24. Line a wood serving tray with fabric.

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Dip-dyed placemats
Photo: Designlovefest

25. Decorate the dining room with textural placemats, like these dip-dyed pieces of fabric.  

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Custom napkins
Source: Homey Oh My

26. Add fabric flair with cloth napkins, like these DIY palm leaf ones.

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Raw edge table runner
Source: A Daily Something

27. Use raw fabric as a table runner.

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Fabric-lined serving plate
Source: Minted

28. Create your own serving plate with decoupaged fabric.

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Chair cushions
Source: Mom Advice

29. Create chair cushions to add contrast to dining seats.

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Wrap a chair with a scarf
Source: Muslin & Merlot

30. Or simply wrap a scarf across the back of your chairs.  

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Decoupaged lampshade
Source: Better Homes & Gardens

31. Use fabric to decorate your dining room by making a floral lampshade to go over your table.

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Fabric chandelier
Source: A Beautiful Mess

32. Add strips of fabric to your light fixture for a unique fabric chandelier.

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Customized curtains
Source: The DIY Mommy

33. Learn how to make your own curtains from home decor fabric, like these hidden tab drapes.

 


ENTRANCE + HALLWAYS

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Fabric bowl
Source: Dream a Little Bigger

34. Create a fabric basket to hold your keys by the door. 

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Frame a scarf
Source: Apartment Therapy

35. Create simple hallway art by framing a scarf.

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Embroidery hoop framing
Source: Thimblepress

36. Or hang colorful or dyed fabric in embroidery hoops.

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | DIY wall tapestry
Source: Oleander + Palm

37. Make your own hanging banner from fabric and vinyl.

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Fabric-covered matting
Source: One Kings Lane

38. Add flair to framed art by wrapping picture mats in fabric.

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Fabric-wrapped boxes
Source:  Poppytalk

39. Wrap accent shelving in fabric for pop.

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Coil planters
Source: A Beautiful Mess

40. Wouldn't these fabric-coiled planters look cute by the front door?  

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Plant hammock
Source: Clever Bloom

41. Hang plants in cute fabric plant hammocks.

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Coil rug
Photo: My Poppet

42. Create a coiled rug from fabric scraps for your entryway.  

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Hand-painted rug
Source: Poppytalk

43. Or hand-paint a rug on a drop cloth. 

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Fabric-accented staircase
Source: Plaster & Disaster

44. Use fabric to decorate your stairwell!

 


KITCHEN

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | No-sew cafe curtains
Source: Dream Green DIY

45. No-sew cafe curtains add color to an otherwise bland window.

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Rolled valance DIY
Source: The Painted Hive

46. Or try this more classic no-sew rolled valance.

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Fabric-covered clock
Source: Minted

47. Keep an eye on the time - decoupage fabric to a clock face.

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Decoupaged planter
Source: Under the Sycamore

48. Use fabric to decorate a planter using Mod Podge.

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Fabric-covered cork board
Source: Driven by Decor

49. Cover your command station cork board with fabric.

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Stenciled tea towels
Source: Mamas Krams

50. Decorate your kitchen with fun tea towels, like these stenciled ones.

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Cute tea towels
Source: Lovely Indeed

51. Or maybe stamping is more your style.

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Pot holders tutorial
Source: Radiant Home Studio

52. Don't be bland - make some colorful pot holders to adorn your kitchen.

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Skillet holder
Source: Crazy Little Projects

53. Or a cute skillet handle cover for your cast iron.

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Custom rug
Source: Dream a Little Bigger

54. Personalize your kitchen by making a customized kitchen rug.

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Fabric-lined shelving
Source: Pretty Handy Girl

55. Line your cabinets in fabric for a pop of color.

 


LAUNDRY + BATH

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Custom laundry hamper
Source: See-Saw

56. Sew your own laundry basket with a fun fabric print.

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | How to make a basket liner
Source: We Can Make Anything

57. Or learn to turn any basket into a laundry hamper by creating a liner.

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Laundry hideaway curtain
Source: Dans Le Lakehouse

58. Totally disguise your unsightly laundry area by hanging a large curtain.

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Pedestal sink upgrade
Source: Little Green Notebook

59. Hide the pipes under the sink (and create more storage space) by putting a skirt around your pedestal sink.

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Custom shower curtains
Source: Design Sponge

60. Make your own shower curtain from the fabric of your choosing.

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Dotted curtain
Source: Beckham & Belle

61. Add fabric dots to your shower curtain for a fun look.

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Ruffled curtain
Source: Ye Olde Sandwich Shoppe

62. Or try the ruffled style with this DIY.

 


HOME OFFICE

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Dyed fur throw
Source: Little Green Notebook

63. Add texture and color to your office space by dyeing a fur throw. 

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | No-sew curtains
Source: The Magic Brush Inc.

64. Create customized window treatments that don't require any sewing.

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Fabric wall art
Source: Fall for DIY

65. Try your hand at some fabric appliqué art.

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Fabric-covered clipboards
Source: Sarah Hearts

66. Use fabric to decorate clipboards to stay organized in style.

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Fabric book slings
Source: Grillo Designs

67. Take your organization to the wall with fabric book slings.

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Ceiling fan upgrade
Source: Dimples and Tangles

68. Give your dull ceiling fan a makeover by adding fabric to the blades. 

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Decoupaged shelving
Source: Mod Podge Rocks

69. Decoupage your boring shelves with a happy print.

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Fabric-lined bookshelf
Source: In My Own Style

70. Line the back of a bookcase with fabric-covered boards.

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Fabric-covered storage boxes
Source: A Beautiful Mess

71. Cover storage bins in fabric.

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | DIY felt organizing cubes
Source: Mollie Makes

72. Create cute felt storage cubes to keep all your supplies in once place.

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Coil baskets
Source: At Charlotte's House

73. Or try these coiled fabric bowls made from scraps. 

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Desk organizers from fabric and tin cans
Source: Straight Grain

74. Make desk organizers from fabric and old tin cans. 

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Fabric bins
Source: Apartment Apothecary

75. For larger objects, try this fabric bin DIY. 

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Decoupaged chair
Source: Little Green Notebook

76. Decoupage your office chair in fabric.

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Custom butterfly chair cover
Source: Live Free Creative Co.

77. Update your butterfly chair with fabric of your choosing.

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | DIY fabric tape
Source: Sugar Beans

78. Learn how to make fabric tape to organize and coordinate your office life.

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Fabric-covered mousepad
Source: The Crafted Life

79. Cover your mousepad in pretty fabric.

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Furry heart pillow
Source: The Merry Thought

80. Create a cute heart-shaped pillow from faux fur.

 


BEDROOM

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | DIY lumbar pillow
Source: Francois et Moi

81. Make a lumbar pillow from a table runner.

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | How to make standard pillowcases
Source: Paper & Stitch

82. Or learn how to make standard pillow cases from any kind of fabric.

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | DIY bolster pillow
Source: A Beautiful Mess

83. How about a DIY bolster pillow?

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Accents with iron-on vinyl
Source: Curbly

84. Customize your pillows with iron-on vinyl fabric.

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Fabric room divider
Source: Improvised Life

85. Hang fabric to divide a room.

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Fabric-covered breakfast-in-bed tray
Source: The Crafted Life

86. Cover a tray in colorful fabric for breakfast in bed.

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Fabric-lined drawers
Source: Handmade Charlotte

87. Line your dresser drawers in fabric. 

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Updated nightstand
Source: Mark Montano

88. Or cover the front of your nightstand or dresser.

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Decoupaged drawer pulls
Source: Kaela Elliot Fabrics

89. Did you know you can decoupage dresser knobs in fabric?

 

99 ways to use fabric to decorate your home | Wrapped coat hangers
Source: Sugar Beans

90. Wrap your clothes hangers (because why not!).

 

Source: Design Mom

91. Hang a large tapestry behind your bed for a makeshift headboard.

 

Source: Remodelista

92. Using dowel rods, you could replicate this dramatic fabric canopy.

 

Source: Me & Alice

93. Cover a lampshade in a cardigan sweater.

 

Source: A Beautiful Mess

94. Create a hammock chair from sturdy fabric.

 

Source: Farmhouse on Boone

95. Make your own throw blankets, like this ruffled throw.

 

Source: One Kings Lane

96. Get dreamy by fashioning a canopy bed.

 

Source: Annabell Vita

97. Need more privacy? Cover your windows in this lace treatment.

 

Source: Vintage Revivals

98. How about you use fabric to decorate your walls? Bonus: This treatment is reversible.

 

Source: A Beautiful Mess

99. And finally, create a removable bedskirt using fabric and velcro.

 


99 Ways to Decorate Your Home with Fabric - Ideas for every room of the house
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