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Trellis & Thyme Showcase: Gus’ Drawings

My friend Heather informed me that her youngest son, Gus, is a big Trellis & Thyme fan. I've seen his charming [...]

Autumn in the Workroom

The workroom is a lovely place to be. I sit at my table every day, ready to sketch or stitch or simply daydream about [...]

September Calendar Cottage Quilt Block

Hello September! I love this time of year. It's almost apple-picking season. Almost cinnamon & spice season. Pies [...]

Halloween Night Cross Stitch Pattern

I have the fondest childhood memories of Halloween night. Walking down the darkened tree-lined streets, kicking [...]

Golden Season & Autumn Crochet

I've put away much of the summery things, and replaced them with autumny things. There's something so uplifting about [...]

New at Trellis & Thyme: Kawaii Enamel Pins!

After months of designing, we're happy to announce they're finally here - Trellis & Thyme's adorable kawaii enamel [...]

Autumn Is Near

It's late summer, and that means autumn is just around the corner. Sweet autumn, when the afternoons are still warm [...]

Kawaii Craft Life: Dragon Bookmark

One of my favorite embroidery projects from Kawaii Craft Life is the Dragon Bookmark. I know a lot of stitchers out [...]

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 [...]

Trellis & Thyme Showcase: Gone Fishin’ with Heather

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 [...]

Garden Radish Quilt Block

We recently launched Trellis & Thyme's first batch of quilt block patterns! Each block pattern contains [...]

Gone to the Beach

Our latest kawaii cross stitch pattern, Gone to the Beach, has me all excited about the seaside. The great dream of [...]

On the Worktable

Today I'm sorting and cutting fabrics for a new Trellis & Thyme quilt pattern. I love working with solids. It [...]