This tutorial is about a wonderful source of online classes for every craft there is. Even gardening is included in the course offering. Most classes are $60, but I have taken five classes so far and have gotten them all for 1/2 price. Very reasonable.
Here's the video link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4-_AmacAHxE
If you take a sewing class, there will be a pattern included that you can print out on your printer. It will look like this:
Then you just match up the numbers. I love to play that game anyway: Cutting - pasting - coloring - finding the same and different. That was always my favorite part of school.
Okay -- you get all your papers printed. Then you put the pattern pieces together. You need scissors and tape. You end up with actual pattern pieces:
The website is http://www.craftsy.com/. Check it out! Hope they appreciate my free advertisement here. (-: