Yardage Card You do not have to have a lot of one fabric to make a quilt, just a bunch of other fabrics. The greatest quilts are those that have been made from recycled men's shirts. This chart will help you figure out if you have enough of any one fabric to make what the pattern calls for. If you ever have any questions, just facebook me ... Joann Brethouwer
Cork/bulletin board makeover. This link explains in detail how to do it but basically you spray adhesive on cloth, then tack it all down. She also tells how to make some pretty cute rhinestone thumbtacks.
When I do pillows I use this pretreated fabric from JoAnnes. You print, wash, and then sew. It holds the color and is washable. It costs about $17.00 with your 40% off coupon. The limitation is that it only comes in white.