If you sew, here is a project that you could use immediately or save for your gift closet. It is a beach towel tote bag and pillow. I’m afraid I do not sew, so I really wish someone would make one for me. I originally saw the idea many years ago in a Martha Stewart magazine, but the online reviewers indicated that the project lacked clear instructions. So I found some better instructions here. I really hope someone sends me one of these.

(Image credit: Martha Stewart Living Magazine, 2011)

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