We chose some masculine looking fabrics, a camo print and another of a woodland scene with deer. There are frequently deer in their back yard, surrounded by thick woods on this large lot so this is an appropriate design for him to cuddle under for TV viewing in the cold New England winter.
He sewed for a couple of hours, really enjoyed the experience and with close supervision came up with a quilt top, I think he is outpacing his sister! Maybe hanging out with Daddy so much and being around all the electric tools of his Dad's trade makes him bolder and more confident with operating the sewing machine
Both children were excellent students, listening carefully to instructions and doing their very best to follow them.