Jacquelynne Steves

Category Archives: Christmas/Holiday

25 Free Projects to Sew for Christmas and Holidays!

Oh, it’s that time of year again! Time to get cozy and creative and make things for decorating and gift giving! 25 Free Projects to Sew for Christmas and Holidays is a great place to start! Quilting, embroidery, and felt projects await- Let’s get busy!

New Free Embroidery Pattern- Fat Christmas Cat!

Don’t you want to snuggle up with this fat, cozy kitty? He is all bundled up and ready for the holidays in his handsome scarf and spectacles. He’d be super-cute embroidered on a Christmas stocking or pillow. You could also use it for a coloring sheet. Get my coloring tips in this video, and tips… Keep reading…

24 Free Snowman Projects to Sew

I love snowmen, don’t you! I’m always a little bit sad when we take down the Christmas decorations, so I like that you don’t have to take your snowmen right after Christmas, you can leave them around for a couple more months! You can start these projects now and have some done for Christmas- but they… Keep reading…

My Christmas Table Runner in Quilts & More Magazine!

I can’t believe we’ve come to the end of the year! It was 2015 when I submitted ideas to the editors at Quilts and More Magazine, and a little later that year when they asked me if I’d like to do a series for 2017…. 2016 was already booked (remember, this was mid 2015, and… Keep reading…

Fabric Scrap Rosette Ornaments

So it’s one week before Christmas and you think you don’t have time to make an ornament? Wrong! These Fabric Scrap Rosette Ornaments are pretty quick…. What a great scrappy project- You know those long skinny scraps left over after you trim the excess backing from your quilt? Perfect! Fat quarters are also perfect for this project. (Oh,… Keep reading…

Peppermint Crunch Cookies Recipe

Have I mentioned that I love cookies?? I’ve always thought that I’d make a really good Christmas elf- because I love Christmas, and I’m pretty sure that elves love cookies almost as much as Santa does! I just love those little bite-sized goodies- easy to eat, and so many different flavors and varieties….  This is… Keep reading…

In the Studio this Week…

I was going to title this post “Slowing Down,” but as I started writing it, I realized that that would be ridiculously untrue! I think I must look like a duck- calm on the surface, but look a little closer and my feet are paddling a mile a minute! Here’s what’s been going on in… Keep reading…

Super Easy New Year’s Banner

I know it’s not quite Christmas yet, but here is a really easy project to help usher in the New Year! I will show you how to make prairie points- you won’t believe how easy they are, and what a nice touch they add to the edge of your projects. I found some scraps of… Keep reading…

In the studio this week & a Free Shipping Special…

Hi Everyone! There’s lots going on in the studio! I’ve added some really adorable new products to my online shop:: Among the new items are hand-painted wooden ornaments (imported from Australia, so I probably won’t be able to re-order in time for the holidays- if you see something you like, grab it now…), and some… Keep reading…

30 Super-Cute Free Christmas Ornament Patterns

I’m getting ready for Christmas season, how about you? I’m drinking hot cocoa, watching Hallmark Christmas movies… I’ve even started humming some Christmas carols around the house! (Yes, I’m one of those people…) It’s time for some quick projects- things you can make quickly and give as gifts and for your own holiday decorating. If you’re… Keep reading…