A wee while ago it was my father's birthday. Last year my brother had the idea to make him a book jacket out of the fabric, which is used to cover the seats in the underground trains. I loved the idea, because my father is collecting books and therefor needs book jackets to protect them. Besides it's just funny, if he's sitting in the train and reading a book, which is covered in the same fabric as the seats.
Luckily I knew a friend, who had some pieces of that fabric left, so I could sew a useful and unique book jacket.
Actually, I think I am going to buy more of the fabric and sew some for me and my brother and maybe friends.