Midsummer Days

Summer is peaceful and busy all at the same time. The endless sunshine is invigorating, and then it begs you to linger [...]

Contemporary Cross Stitch Collection

The creators of The World of Cross Stitching Magazine recently published a bold and beautiful collection of modern [...]

Gone Fishin’ Cross Stitch Pattern

My dear friend Heather took a trip to a lake in Michigan, and she sent me these beautiful photos. Her husband and sons [...]

Ice Cream Crochet Throw

Last year I bought a big colorful bundle of Ice Cream cotton blend yarn by Lion Brand. I pretty much instantly fell in [...]

August Calendar Cottage Quilt Block

I'm so excited to share this pretty pattern with you - the August Calendar Cottage quilt block! It's part of the [...]

Kawaii Craft Life: Frosty Treat Charms

Our beautiful needlecraft book, Kawaii Craft Life, just turned two! What a lovely, challenging, fun, and seriously [...]

Sunlit Summer

The frosty sorbet colors of my Frozen Custard shawl (pattern: 'Serene Lines' by Terese Auestad,) are making me so [...]

Regent Street Lawns Table Runner

Over the years, I've acquired a lovely collection of Regent Street lawns, by Moda. These beautiful Japanese fabrics [...]

Ice Pops Quilt Block

It's late June, and that means the temps keep climbing here in Southern California. It's takes a few days to [...]

Wild Mushroom Quilt Block & Liberty of London

I gathered some of my favorite Liberty of London fabrics, and made four Wild Mushroom Quilt Blocks. These are [...]

Crochet & Summer Reading

I recently picked up my crochet hook, and continued rows on my beloved 'Frozen Custard' shawl. (I name all of my [...]

Retro Camper Quilt Block

There are now eight super pretty quilt block patterns at Trellis & Thyme! I want to talk about each and every one [...]

Thank You, Teacher Cards

Early June has been wonderful. The days are warm, with cool afternoon breezes blowing eucalyptus and poplar branches [...]