A few months ago I was challenged by a online group I subscribed with to use only 2 FQs and create a "iron tote". I think it could also be used as a "curling iron" tote when traveling and don't have time to cool the iron off before packing to leave when DH says " we gotta get on the road".
I used a "orphan block" and came up w/this. It has a lining of one FQ and batting. Inside has insulbrite. I was so tickled that I had everything available in the "stash" cupboard! Even the zipper was down in the bottom of a box of all the stuff(accruments) I have to use for sewing clothes! Now, is that "thrifty" or what!