One of my favorite things to do when not teaching German is to quilt. Last summer I made my first quilt for my classroom:
I moved to a new classroom over the summer, and of course I took my quilt with me. But I also had time to work on a new quilt, so I decided to make a German flag out of 2.5" square scraps. My older son took Preparing for College and Careers last spring in middle school, which included a unit on sewing. He helped out with some of the piecing.
I just finished sewing the binding on this evening, so as soon as I finish the hanging sleeve, I will be able to put it up in my room. Here it is: