Jacquelynne Steves

Category Archives: Christmas/Holiday

2018 Christmas House Tour- The Art of Home

We have our new office ready for the holidays! Last weekend, our new office building was on the Yuletide Tour in historic Salem, NJ. We spent lots of time (and totally blew the budget!!) decorating and getting ready.  The 1821 building is decorated with both traditional and contemporary touches. Come take a tour with us! First… Keep reading…

26 Free Holiday Projects!

You’re going to love these 26 Free Holiday Projects- I think it’s never the wrong time to get to work on some holiday projects! These are really cute, and many of them are quick too! Get out your supplies and have fun!! Please note- all links work and are correct as of the writing of… Keep reading…

Our NEW Building, and a BIG SALE Coming!

Well- there is just SO MUCH going on here!! Did I mention to you that we bought a building for our business??? I put it in a newsletter a while back, but I’ve been so busy that blogging has been pushed to the back burner…. so if you’re not receiving my newsletters you may not… Keep reading…

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! Read More

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…