Autumn Joy

Well hello there! It's late August, and the first few leaves of the crepe myrtle have turned fiery red and orange. The [...]

Sea Turtle Quilt Block

Summer arrived some time last week, and I couldn't be happier. I do so love the long, languid days of June and July. [...]

Veggie Bunch Cross Stitch Pattern

Hello, friends! May started out springy enough, but now it's gone and gotten all warm and summery around here. And [...]

Shamrock Quilt Block

March arrives with a touch of warmth, and hints everywhere of spring. We've been so busy of late - designing and [...]

Sugar Cookie Heart Quilt Block

Sometimes we're so busy with new designs, I hardly have a moment to pop in and blog about them. This was entirely the [...]

Winter Days

I love the days after Christmas and before the New Year. Nothing to celebrate but the everyday wonders that make a [...]

Merry & Bright

It's been raining, and raining, and raining. From morning 'till night the rain falls, sometimes slowly, sometimes [...]

Christmas At Home

Everyone loves to travel 'back home' at Christmastime. I think I'm the only oddball in the whole world who simply [...]

Twinkle Lights & Hot Cocoa

These are the days of colorful twinkle lights and endless mugs of hot cocoa. (As much as I love my coffee, the [...]

Warm & Cozy December Evenings

The evenings outside are dark and cold. But inside, there's a warm and cozy glow. The Christmas tree is lit, ornaments [...]

December Stitching

The tree is up, the lights are twinkling, and sparkly decorations are all around the house. This is the time of year [...]


The harvest season is coming to an end. Thanksgiving is here again. This season of warm gold and yellow, orange and [...]

November Days

It's now mid-November, and while the days have been mild and lovely, the evenings have turned chill. Sometimes a dense [...]

Kringle’s Tree Lot Cross Stitch

As a child, my favorite part of Christmastime was finding the perfect tree. We lived in a tiny town, tucked away in [...]

Cozy Cocoa Stand Cross Stitch

Trellis & Thyme's latest cross stitch design is a celebration of the most heart-warming and iconic wintertime [...]

Baking Cookies Cross Stitch

A warm and cheery hello from Mrs. Claus, who's busy baking in her very cozy kitchen. Trellis & Thyme's latest [...]

Holly Jolly Train Cross Stitch

We're beyond excited to share the first of this season's Christmas cross stitch designs! As you know, Trellis & [...]

October 31st

The candles are lit: scents of candy corn, pumpkin spice, and cinnamon fill our home. The Halloween tree is glowing, [...]

Candy Corn Cross Stitch

My dear friend Heather shared the prettiest photos with me: Her young son, Gus, cross stitched the Trellis & Thyme [...]

Spooky Friday

It's the Friday before Halloween! October has been crisp and cold and windy and wonderful overall. I'm looking over [...]

Candles & Crafty Chaos

I love a good crafty mess. I love bundles of fabric, bunches of thread, open magazines, pinned artwork, Bethany Lowe [...]

Pumpkin Patch Quilt Block

Our love of the pumpkin patch continues with Trellis & Thyme's new Pumpkin Patch quilt block! This is such a sweet [...]

At the Pumpkin Patch

Visiting a pumpkin patch has always been one of my favorite things to do. I've had a wondrous fascination with [...]

The Halloween Tree

For the first time since June, the air was cold and crisp and wildly wonderful. Cool breezes blew through the trees [...]