Well, I thought I should share these with the community since yall provided the ideas. Many thanks to those who put in the time to write all the fantastic instructions!
I had never touched a sewing machine before I started these projects. I started with smaller projects and worked my way up. My stitching leaves much to be desired, but its functional!
So far I have made:
Jeff's All in one
Hex-cat tarp (thanks blackbishop!)
Anyway.. here are a few pics: