Cyan's first sewing lesson actually started last summer. When we made her doll quilt. She designed it, then I cut it out, she sewed some of them together (and I did as well) and then she cut all the strings and sewed the lines of squares together. I bound it, and she has used it for her dolls ever since. This was the project where I knew that eventually, sewing would be added into our weekly routine. Now (March 2008) we sew weekly.
Cutting the strings after I put the rows together: