Teach a kid to use a sewing machine
You can learn to sew, and so can your kid! Instructables has a simple step-by-step tutorial for anyone (including a child) who wants to learn to use a sewing machine.
Don't have a sewing machine? No problem! The tutorial begins with tips for where to buy one, and what to look for in terms of quality and features.
Read the tutorial at Instructables: How to Sew Using a Sewing Machine