A rope bracelet - reminds me of making friendship bracelets back in the day. My right second toe used to go numb because I'd hook the end of the bracelet over it, and then knot embroidery floss for HOURS.
Sewing Tip: No More Scratchy Zipper Ends -- Even an uncut zipper can irritate your skin. You can wrap the zipper end in a fabric tab to add a nice finishing touch and make your garments more enjoyable to wear. -September Issue 174 - Page / zip - astuces
Mini Messenger Bag - free sewing pattern. One of my favorite bags. Great size, looks great, love the piping, and of coursse, it's a free sewing pattern too.