Study Pillow sewing patter from Project Teen .but make an even larger zippered pocket on the back to store a small maybe fleece throw and add a zipper to the top small pocket for thee most perfect travel blanket!
15 Minute Pillowcase with French Seams. I LOVE making my own pillowcases, I can never have too many. Have to check out this tutorial and see how it compares to what I already do. (also saved in my Craft/Sewing board)