I bought a shirt 10 years ago at a thrift shop near my office. It was a custom made dress shirt made from a lovely Liberty of London cotton print.
The shirt, sadly, no longer fit me. It sat in my stash for many, many years because 1) I love the pattern but didn’t want to “ruin” it. 2) could never decide what to do since it wasn’t big enough to wear.
In a “use up the good stuff” or “stop being a and cut it already” mania, I made a tote bag. It still has the button placket on the front to pay homage to its past life. Used some wonder under to give it body, which I hope will stop krinkling as soon as it gets washed again.
ETA - handle inspiration was this video → 三角パッチワークで作るA4トートバッグ ハギレ活用 - YouTube