Burlap embroidery is fun, cheap and creative. My daughter and her pal spent hours this week designing their own burlap squares. Requires: large plastic needle, variety of yarns, burlap and hot glue to finish the edges first so unraveling is minimal. Try colored hot glue for a cool effect!
Flower Pillow Cover Crewel Embroidery Kit Creative Stitchery No 3775