Awww :D I recently let my 5yo make a pillow for her doll, I know EXACTLY what you're saying!
Yeah, I remember when I was younger, I used to sew on my Mom's machine, and I would go to her all the time because I had made a giant rat's nest out of the thread. I didn't catch on to holding the threads while I started very well. Now I look back on that and think that it must have been hard on her to support my creative spirit while I was making a mess out of her machine. (I also sewed over pins all the time... le gasp!)
I think its so much better for them to learn on a real machine! not one of those "kid" machines!
I recently had my boys make their own pillow cases, so I understand what you mean.
It reminds me of letting my kids wash my brand new Bridgewater dishes. Scary!
Awwww... that is really sweet. what is he making?
Oh my two older boys love to do this! (8 & 6 years old) - my Babylock has a slider where I can slow down the stitch speed and it's great, they've made so many things and can thread the machine themselves now :o)I'd still like to get them their own machine though...
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