Creating A Drum

Drums are one of the world’s oldest known and simplest instruments. Unlike most other instruments, they can be created using regular items and there sound can be recreated using many different kinds of items. The traditional drum form is a “membrane” stretch over a hollow shell. This membrane can be made of many different kinds…

Creating Masterpieces With Quilting Patterns

Today’s quilt makers often use events as inspiration, making a quilt for a new baby, a housewarming gift, or a special birthday celebration. The creation of these quilts, like that of their historic counterparts, requires patience, focus, and creativity. But when it comes to design, quilting patterns can offer suggestions – and step-by-step instruction –…