Jacquelynne Steves

Category Archives: Christmas/Holiday

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…

A Celebration & A Giveaway!

I have projects in 2 magazines right now! One I knew about…. and the other was a surprise! The first is in the Fall 2016 Issue of Quilts from Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks. It is called Last Summer Breeze and it’s based on my block called Starlight (which appears in Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 13): I… Keep reading…

Chirp! Mini Quilt Pattern is here

We have just released the pattern for May for the Small and Sweet Mini Quilt Club. It’s called Chirp! I made mine in Christmas fabrics: Here it is made in other fabrics- as you can see, it’s totally cute no matter what palette you choose….

What I did over my Christmas vacation…

I took a loooong break over the Christmas holidays- about 2 1/2 weeks! I did a little work here and there- a quick check-in on email and Facebook, a little sketching… but that’s about it. There was a lot of lazing about, lol!! My daughter left for her 3 1/2 month semester in England last… Keep reading…

Merry Christmas

Wishing you a very Merry and Peaceful Christmas… I will be taking some time off, and I’ll be back in January! The office will be closed through January 4, 2016, so I will not be replying to emails or comments during that time- but I’ll get back to you as soon as possible when the office re-opens…. Keep reading…