In this issue, we’ve picked the freshest and zaniest fruit for you to enjoy making in the summer. We’ve included the juiciest colours, the sweetest designs, and techniques that are ripe for helping you improve your needlework skills and discover new ones. Here are a couple of cool things to try: vintage stitches using the sewing machine, making the most of printed fabric in a quilt, sewing a stitching portfolio, needle storage solution including a pattern for a knitted circular needle organizer, a knitted lacework baby blanket, 3D crochet, funny cross stitched baby bibs, and you know there’s so much more. Enjoy exploring a great issue! Enjoy your summer!