Kind of sounded like what you wanted. (You might check your local lib for that book.) If you sew, and have converted patts in the past, should be a breeze!
Post pics when you're done. I'd love to see the FO.
BTW, my sis makes quillows from both quilted fabs and fleece, in various szs. Worked in the larger sz, they can be used like a seat cushion, as well.
Keeping to the knitting basics