I drew an outline of a Black Labrador Retriever on paper, traced it with Sulky transfer pen and ironed it on a cotton fabric. Stitched the outline in backstitch and used the split stitch on green collar. French knot eye. Attached the fabric to tea towel with machine stitching and frayed the border. The image was too bland so I shaded it with a color pencil then ironed it to set the color.
Wondered if the heavy cat food bags could be sewn in to totes like those juice bags. Yep, it works! The wallet above was cut and edged with bias tape. Eeeeeee-Z! Tote bag below is lined and has men's necktie recycled for strap.
The messenger bag is lined and includes a belt buckle to weigh down the flap plus a necktie strap.
The vintage necktie was so broad that it could be folded over on itself to form a phone pocket.
This is what I use - the cardboard boxes from flats of soda. They are free for the taking at my office! The rectangular shape perfectly contains magazine-sized tear sheets and can be stacked by slightly angling boxes with each alternating level. Nope, it isn't acid free but I care not. Other uses:
WOW! Thank you so much for posting your scrap projects! The applique pillows, headbands and quilt are fantastic! I am a natural born hoarder and have an affinity for scraps because those were mine to sew into Barbie outfits when I was young. Anywho, here are few items I've made with fabric scraps. (My blog has a "scrap" category if you would like to see more.) http://skitzoleezrastudio.blogspot.com/search/label/scrap Quilt binding
Small silk scraps sewn into strip
And made into a belt (Tutorial found at creative little daisy)
And tissue cozies made with upholstery samples! Look around Craftster for the thread.