It's inevitable: Every time I purge hoarded objects, I discover "I really could have used that." These and more great ideas here for applique (perhaps inspired by a hoard of pretty scraps) by a talented artist !
Make "Baskets" Out of Cardboard Boxes. If you need pretty baskets in a custom size, use cardboard boxes cut to size. I wrapped 4 ply jute twine around the boxes and hot glue in place. Made liners from a drop cloth to line the boxes.