Here's a practical solution - a recycled pair of Tommy Hilfiger designer jeans, converted to a couch pillow, with (this is the good part) a dedicated remote control pocket!
Cute idea to make denim place mats where the jeans pocket is the spot for the cutlery and napkin.
The most detailed and concise tute on quilt binding I have seen. Karen's Quilts, Crows and Cardinals: Tutorial - Mitered and Flanged Machine Binding
My Christmas Tree rag quilt pattern is an easy quilting project that's suitable for quilters of all skill levels. A soft and cuddly rag quilt project.