If you love a fabric pattern but don't have a lot of yardage, use a yard or less to make striking wall art. Cover a variety of different-size artist's canvases or canvas stretchers with the fabric, stapling it in place on the backs. Be sure to cut the pieces so that you are displaying your favorite parts of the fabric's motifs.
Take a second look at any vintage jewelry you may own or run across in a thrift store. Vintage junk jewelry is a gold mine for jewelry makers, who can take the bits and pieces of these rhinestones in the rough and create all new pieces that combine the best of the new and the old.