Here is a bit more to inspire you to save those bits of fabric left from qilting, old clothes, and other projects then USE them for new things. All of these were made from fabrics others cast aside and I found use for. You see a Log Cabin pillow, a pot holder, and a coaster big enough for a mug of morning coffee.
More Gettin' Scrappy With Fabric
More scrappy inspiration on my Quilting and FiberArt blog