This isn't a completed project, but it's recon-related... slap me if this has already been posted somewhere, but I haven't seen anything...
Swap-A-Rama-Rama is this weekend, on the 22nd at 60 Washington Square South.
Bring $10 admission and anything you want to donate and bring home as much as you want, sewing machines are set up there and DIY workshops and stuff like that.
It's free if you go to NYU! (Got to get your money's worth somehow)