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02/27/2015 06:03 pm ET Updated Feb 27, 2015

3 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do With Fabric Scraps

Everyone has that pile of clothes they no longer wear but haven't gotten around to donating. And while it's always good to donate items to, say, Goodwill, there might be a treasure trove of DIY items in there that you can use in your home.

That is, at least according to Vera Vandenbosch, a stylist, writer and photographer whose recently published book, "Scraps," has singlehandedly informed how we'll be spending our weekend. We'll be busy crafting stash fabric -- or as Vandenbosch puts it, any textile, from stained shirts to ripped jeans and stray socks -- into lovely little home accessories, like the ones we've rounded up here.

The how-tos below are reprinted from Scraps: Stylish Stash Fabric Crafts to Stitch, with permission from The Taunton Press.

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