Jacquelynne Steves

Category Archives: Christmas/Holiday

Free Embroidery Pattern- Holiday Kitty

Just a quick post today! I wanted to share this free embroidery pattern with you- you can make a pillow, a Christmas stocking, a table runner…. It’s important to take a little time to relax during this season- I hope you will enjoy this! Read More

Snowman Ornaments Made from Scrap Batting

Last week, we talked about how to piece together smaller pieces of batting into a large piece for your quilting projects. Sometimes, you will still have little scraps that you don’t want to throw away- here are some snowman ornaments made from scrap batting! These are fun for the kids to make as well. Just… Keep reading…

Vintage Noel Table Topper/Mini Quilt

Hello, Everyone! Today I am thrilled to share my Vintage Noel Table Topper/Mini Quilt project with you which is being featured over at the Sew Mama Sew website!! This is quite a thrill- Sew Mama Sew is the place to go for sewing tutorials!   Recently, I joined the Thermoweb design team and I’ve had the… Keep reading…

My Redwork Embroidery & Hexie Pillow Project in Quilts & More Magazine!

You may remember this little sneak peek which I showed you, waaaaaaayyyy back last Spring: So now I can show you the entire project!! As I mentioned the other day, so often I am working on things which will not see “the light of day” for months and months!! My Red Bird Roost pillow project appears… Keep reading…

Christmas Countdown- It’s time to start sewing!

It’s August 25- that means it is 4 months until Christmas. I think it is reasonable to start talking about Christmas projects now, right? I have asked some of my friends to share some of their Christmas sewing projects with us. I think you will enjoy these! First, Jenny of Elefantz shares her Vintage Bunting tutorial. This… Keep reading…

Historic Homes Decorated for Christmas

One of the things that my husband and I really look forward to during this Christmas season is touring historic homes which have been decorated for Christmas. We are fortunate to live in an area with many, many historic little towns, and often the local historical societies sponsor a tour of private homes.  This past… Keep reading…

One Special Star Quilt Block Tutorial

Today, we’re making a 12″ block- I designed it as a Christmas block, but obviously it’s something you could use anytime! This block is named One Special Star, named for the special Star that led the shepherds to Bethlehem on that special Night of Nights. With this block, you could make quilts like this (these… Keep reading…

The Christmas Emagazine is here

Are you ready? Christmas is just 10 days away! I seem to wait later and later each year to get started… I still have over half of my shopping to do, all the wrapping, Christmas dinner planning and shopping, haven’t baked a thing (but then, we probably don’t need the extra calories anyway)…. but actually… Keep reading…

Free Christmas Emagazine Issue and Giveaways Galore!!

Happy December 1! Can you believe it?? A few weeks ago, my husband said to me, “You know, you haven’t done an emagazine issue in a while. You should do one.” And so I said, “Of course! You’re right! Let me jump right on that!!!!” And so I did…. I am working on a Christmas… Keep reading…

“Coming Home” Free Christmas Quilt Pattern

So last week, we did a tutorial for making Flying Geese units. Today, we are going to use the Flying Geese units, and the “bonus” half-square triangle units, to make a beautiful Christmas quilt. Here is your “Coming Home” free Christmas quilt pattern: The finished size of this quilt is approximately 36 x 44″. You… Keep reading…