quilts, treadle sewing machines, crochet, watercolor, dogs, & other fun stuff

New Hobby: Hammered Dulcimer!

For a long, long time, I’ve admired the sound of the hammered dulcimer.  I don’t even know for certain when I first heard the instrument or learned what it was, but I used to associate it with the Appalachian Mountains.  (More on that later…)  Maybe they were playing a CD in one of the souvenir […]

Quilt WIP and Donald’s Luthier Blog

It’s been so long, I don’t remember where I was with this project, the last time I blogged about it!   A while ago, I made some oversized string-pieced stars.  I wanted to do string-piecing on the treadle, without having to think too much about it.  I just used whatever was in my “every color”/”busy multicolor” […]