11+ Velvet Fabric Ideas For You

Do you love crafting but hate sewing? If you answered yes, then this is for you! This article shows you 21 ways to create beautiful crafts using velvet fabric.

Velvet is a type of fabric that has a soft, plush surface. It’s usually used for clothing and home decor items. Velvet is also known as satin because it was initially produced by hand-stitching silk into velveteen cloth.

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Ideas for making crafts with velvet fabric.

Velvet Pincushion.

I wanted to make a pincushion for a while now, but I couldn’t find a suitable sumptuous fabric. Then one day, while browsing through my stash of materials, I found these velvet pattern pieces, and they caught my eye! Whether single layer or two layers, it was perfect for making a pincushion with a little bit of sparkle.

This is an easy project with a sewing machine that you can do in under 30 minutes using pre-cut pieces.

Flower Pin Backings.

These pin backings are quick and straightforward to make, yet they are quite pretty and elegant. You can use them to dress up plain pins or even pins with charms on them.

These would be great party favors for bridesmaids, flower girls, mothers, grandmothers, teachers.

Crushed Velvet Stamps.

Stamping is another craft that doesn’t require any sewing skills at all. For these stamps, I chose velvet ribbon, some pieces of fabric, and I made two different designs.

I stamped the first design with black ink and the second design stamped with white ink.

Velvet Pumpkins Wall Hanging.

This wall hanging is effortless to make and looks super cute when hung over your bed. Sometimes ad a touch of luxury.

Handy tips: All you need is some strips of fabric, thread, needle, and scissors. Then you cut out shapes from the material and stitch them together.

Gift Bag Sewing Projects.

Gift bags are always lovely to give to friends and family. This gift bag is especially nice because you can personalize it with names, dates, or other messages.

You could also add a few trinkets inside. If you don’t want to sew, there are plenty of places where you can buy pre-made gift bags. You can use leftover fabric pieces for these bags.

Pillow Covers for Velvet Sofa DIY Projects.

They are an excellent way to personalize your room. These pillow covers are straightforward to make and look stunning. However, you will need it and a zipper foot, and beware of imitation velvet.

Silk Velvet Bags.

Bags are versatile and can hold almost anything. Making a bag out of scraps of fabric is a fun way to customize something you already own, especially for gifts.

Sewing Velvet Bookmark.

Bookmarks are an excellent way to mark pages in books and magazines. You can easily make bookmarks out of this bit of fabric. Print out images onto cardstock, cut them out, and glue them onto the textile. You can then tie the ends of the material around a dowel or stick.

Velvet Upholstery Idea

Upholstery is an excellent way to create unique seating arrangements for rooms. It is a beautiful material for upholstery projects. These stain-repellent fabrics can withstand high temperatures and last forever.

Machine Stitch Table Runner.

Table runners are an excellent way to cover tabletops and protect them from spills. You can decorate the runner with flowers, lace, ribbons, buttons, beads, etc. The possibilities are endless with this type of project.

Lighter Weight Chair Cushions.

Cushions are a great way to soften hard surfaces like chairs and couches. Choose cat-friendly and dog-friendly fabrics if you have pets. You can also choose colors that match your home décor.

Velvet Garments Throw Pillow Cover.

Throw pillows are a must in every living space. It fits nicely into your existing furniture. A throw pillow cover helps hide stains and prevent them from getting dirty.

What is Velvet?

Tell me the purpose of the velvets. Surely you will wonder that it wasn’t a particular fiber but merely a weaving technique! Using velvet, fabric has been made so that all its yarns have an evenly distributed distribution. It’s piled over each other to give it a soft feel.

It is available in several sources, whether natural or synthetic. Originally silk was used only for weaving velvet. So velvet became a highly expensive fabric only a nobleman could afford.

Tell me the best way to use Velvet at home?

When you are attempting to make the interior look more elegant and luxurious, velvet may be what you need. Soft and strong fabrics make the drapes, sofa beds, and many other beautiful things.

FAQs about Velvet

What can I make with velvet fabric?

You’ll be amazed by this velvet creation, which would be perfect for anyone looking at how to use velvet fabrics. There can be many different things made with the pile facing including velour pumpkin vases, wreaths, velvet bows, crowns embroidered with an Anthropologie-inspired ring.

What can I do with crushed velvet?

Answer: Crushed velvet can be used in a variety of ways to add a touch of luxury and elegance to your decor. Here are some ideas:

  • Use it as a piece of upholstery fabric on chairs, sofas, or headboards.
  • Frame pieces of crushed velvet artwork to add a touch of opulence to your walls.
  • Use it as a tablecloth or runner on your dining room table.
  • Drape it over the back of your sofa or bed for added texture and style.
  • Line a closet with crushed velvet to give your storage space an extra touch of glamour.

What can I make with Velour?

Velour is known for its warmth and comfortable casual wear, such as jeans and pants, pajamas, and tracksuits. For an ideal loungewear choice, there’s no other option.

Is velvet a cheap fabric?

Described primarily by its luxurious look, velvet is a very expensive fabric that is heavy. Normally the fabric is composed of a carefully blended blend of silk, polyester, and viscose. Although it lacks stretchability, it is good in stretchability.

5 Ways to use Velvet For A Luxe Feel

This silky smooth fabric is the ultimate luxury. I want something a little more rich for my house! Here’s the easiest way of using velvet to enhance an elegant and luxurious appearance.


If you’re after a total luxury makeover, then the best way to try out velvet is on your sofa or armchair. Add piping and contrasting buttons using a rotary cutter for an extra special touch that makes all your guests want to cuddle up with you!

Pillows and Cushions

Who doesn’t love throwing a scatter cushion on the sofa or chair? This one is a little different by giving you the smoothest and softest place to rest your head. Swoon!

Accent Pillows

If there’s no room for a sofa or armchair in your bedroom, add velvet accents with luxurious accent pillows. Whether it be velvet bolsters or euro shams, your bedroom will be the ultimate place to sleep.


I love a bit of satin on my bedding, and what’s better than velvet? It may be a little more pricey, but it’s worth it for the feel!

Velvet sheets make you never want to leave in the morning, and velvet comforters will recreate the comfort of your favorite childhood blanket.


I know we all want a luxurious bedroom, but sometimes we can’t afford to redo everything at once! Add some luxe into the mix with a fur rug or velvet rug under your bed for an instant luxury makeover.