I made a pillow cover, using the fabric I got at Ikea!
I am not a talented sewer and I'm too impatient to read overly complicated directions, so it was huge triumph for me to actually manage to install a zipper and have it work correctly. I was intimidated by the zipper foot initially, but I worked it out with only minor use of the seam ripper (to do: learn how to sew straight lines consistently).
Zipper - slightly hidden!
I actually did a little dance around the apartment once I finished this project.