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Scrap Bag Bug & Leaf Sewing Pattern

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    • Sewing Pattern PDF
    • Detailed Instructions
    • Step by Step Photos
    • Full Size Pattern Pieces
    • Written in US English
    • US Standard Measurements

    *Suitable for advanced beginner or intermediate skill level.

    Pattern measurements: only inches
    Pattern paper format: only US letter


    Colorful and fun, scrap bag bugs & leaves make great toys or playful decorations. The leaf can also easily double as a tabletop centerpiece. This pattern is a great way to put those wonderful quilt scraps to use!

    Finished size: Bug Body: 6 ½ inches long Leaf (with stem): 9 ¾ inches wide X 13 inches long

    The pattern includes the list of materials needed, full sized pattern pieces, lots of detailed instructions and step by step photos. Use new or re-purposed fabrics.

    Suitable for advanced beginner or intermediate skill level.

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    Materials you need at home:


    *Legs: (1) 6” X 26” piece fabric and (1) 6” X 12” piece quilt batting
    *Underbody: (1) 9” X 10”piece fabric *Body Sides: (1) 6” X 8” piece fabric
    *Center Body: (1) 2” X 5” piece fabric
    *Head: (1) 4” X 8” piece fabric *Tail: (1) 2” X 6” piece fabric *Antennas (1) 4” X 6” piece fabric Optional: (1) 1” X 5” piece heavy weight interfacing * (2) 5/8 inch buttons for eyes *Felt scraps for eyes *Sewing thread to match fabric *Embroidery thread (I used DMC #5 Coton Perle) *Fiberfill
    *Sewing needles and pins *Sewing machine *Turning tool (I used the Turn-It-All tube tool.)


    *Leaf Front: (10-12) strips cotton 1½” -3” wide
    and 3”-9” long for strip piecing
    *Leaf Back: (1) 11” X 13” piece fleece
    *Stem: (1) 1½” X 8¾” piece fleece
    *Optional: (1) 11” x 13” piece quilt batting