>Now I need some moola to buy supplies!
Sometimes you can get fabric, quilt batting etc. by asking on your local Freecycle group. http://www.freecycle.org/
Freecycle is where people try to keep unwanted items out of landfills by gifting them to others.
Walmart and fabric stores often have good fabric in their clearance centers. Joann fabric often has 50% off coupons.
I hope you will post photos of your finished items.