I had the opportunity to try one for my sister just recently. I rummaged around in my Mom's material supply, and found this neat quilted piece that a mutual friend of ours had made but never finished. "Well, how simple," I thought! All I needed to do was make a backing and a neck strap.Finding the time to do it was another story! I managed to get the backing cut and sewn in place, but never got to the quilting or the neck strap. Just tonight, I finally told myself to sit down and work on it. Above is the finished product. Took me 4 tries on that silly button/button hole. First couple times my machine jammed, then as I finally went to cut open the button hole I ended up cutting OFF the whole strap. *sigh* Finally I got the hole just right and found out I hadn't made it the right size for my button, so had to change buttons. But, we got it done.
Such a nice feeling to finish a project and have it look nice.
I hope it's useful. *sheepish grin*