Because I haven't done any treadling since then.
I was reading Cheryl's blog post about her vintage sewing machine booth, and started to miss my treadle machine, and wondered why I haven't been using it.
In fact the sewing
|Treadle covered with "Quilter's Blessings"|
But I have learned that when very special things are put away safely, they are forgotten about and never used! Since I put the machine into the cabinet, I have not been tempted once to sit and treadle when I find that I have a few extra minutes.
Today the sun was shining on my treadle, and I decided that it was going to come out in the sun shine where I could see it and enjoy it, and be tempted to sit and treadle whenever I wanted to relax.
Ahhhh.... that's so much better! I will thread up the machine and I bet you that I will be tempted to sit down and treadle every time I walk by.
How about you?
Get out your special machine and give it some love and appreciation!