I love using my paint rags for fabric projects. After they're too used to use as paint rags, I wash them, iron them and incorporate them into my stitch projects! A while ago I made this cute little ugly doll,.
Sewing with your students can be a lot of fun. This sewing monsters / ugly dolls lesson will interest even the boy students in your class. Use this along with writing stories about their "dolls" for the perfect art integration lesson!