I have been quilting quite a bit. There are SO many pretty fabrics out there! I hate to see smaller pieces just discarded because they cannot be used for a larger project. Case in point of this kitty fabric.
I used it to cover a cloth bag, but there was a left over bit about 8x12". So I used a rotary pinking blade to cut out the kitty panels and made some decorative bits to accent the inside of the card. And made cards! One of the ladies at the quilt class I take liked them so much she purchased them all!
I used the same technique for cutting out these Asian lady blocks from a panel of fabric. These were for my AOSA Yahoo group. I made a few birthday cards and sent along three panels for the lies to play with, as a gift.