Have some scraps left over from your last quilt? No need to worry about an overload of fabric; get rid of some of them with the Easy as Pie Stash Quilt. With a slightly vintage flair, you can make scrap quilt designs into blocky quilts.
Repurposed wool blankets and sweaters... Blogged about here: http://rosehip.typepad.com/rose_hip_blog/2013/05/my-precious-woollies.html. Sew 'em together, back 'em with a pretty calico cotton, and voila you have a beautiful old fashioned-new tangled blanket! Here's another like it http://rosehip.typepad.com/rose_hip_blog/2010/11/christmas-at-hycroft.html