Growing up with two expert seamstresses in the family, mom and grandma, one might have thought that I would have learned how to sew. (I'm not counting that one 4-H class many many years ago that earned me an honorable mention at the county fair for my pedal pushers and matching top!) If I did know how to sew, these are the types of things I'd be making:
Amy Butler has patterns here for these projects and more like them if you're interested. And who knows, maybe one day I'll finally learn, but I wouldn't hold your breath.