Jacquelynne Steves

Category Archives: Crafts & DIY

20 FREE Easy Scrappy Projects to Sew & Quilt

Sometimes, you just want to make something really quick and easy! And using up some scraps from your stash is a plus! Here are 20 free, easy, scrappy projects to sew and quilt! Rag Wreath Tutorial Chevron Doll Quilt Tutorial   Sun Rays Quilt Block Tutorial

21 Creative Yo-Yo Projects To Quilt & Sew

  Yo-yo’s are fun to make and a great way to use up scraps!! They are a fun hand sewing project to do while in the car or watching TV. Until we started looking for yo-yo projects for this post, I didn’t realize how many fun things you could do with them! Here are 21… Keep reading…

25 Free Super Cute Christmas Ornaments to Sew and Quilt

Whenever we post a Christmas ornament project, it tends to be very popular- probably because no matter the time of year, we are all looking for quick projects that we can actually complete in just a few hours (or less!) We’ve looked around and gathered 25 Free Super Cute Christmas ornaments to sew and quilt!… Keep reading…

Free Owl Silhouette Wall Art Project- So Quick & Easy!

Are you staring at a blank spot on your wall and aren’t sure what to put there? Even though we are about halfway through the autumn season, this is so quick and easy, you can whip it up in an hour or less! I love this simple silhouette idea so much that I decided to… Keep reading…

20 Free Succulent & Cactus Patterns To Embroider, Sew, Quilt & Craft

Cactus and succulents have been trending for awhile, and they are STILL hot, hot, hot (no pun intended!)  If you a looking for a decorative pillow, some quirky cute embroidery hoop art, or a quilt featuring cactus and succulents, you are in the right place! We have gathered 20 Free Succulent & Cactus Patterns to… Keep reading…

Rustic Twig Vase: A Super Easy, Inexpensive Way To Bring A Bit Of The Outdoors Inside

This Rustic Twig Vase is one of my favorite projects! I love the rustic and natural look of this vase. It is a great way to bring a little bit of the outdoors inside and you can change out the ribbon and the flowers according to the season. This is practically a no-cost project! I… Keep reading…

No Sew Bird Embroidery Hoop Art and Note Card

Are you ready for a cute little no-sew project? Embroidery hoop art is HOT right now! I love using Heat n Bond lightweight fusible web for craft projects! It’s much less messy than glue, and as you’ll see with the note card, it’s a great way to combine fabric and paper in a project. We’ll… Keep reading…

Free Bzzzy Bee Pin Cushion Pattern

This oh-so-cute and useful Bzzzy Bee Pin Cushion was designed by my friend Teresa Raleigh of A Quilt and A Prayer a couple of years ago for one of our newsletters. Teresa recycled a decorative jar into a handy holder for your sewing room. Keep your pins and clips on the top, and use the… Keep reading…

25 Free Sewing Projects for Kids

The kids are home for the summer- time to carve out some creative time! As a child, I would spend day after day at my grandmother’s house in the summer, and she taught me how to sew and crochet. I am so grateful that she taught me those skills- it’s very possible that I wouldn’t… Keep reading…

Tuffet Pin Cushion Tutorial

This is my Tuffet Pin Cushion tutorial. Are these the cutest, or what? I can’t get enough pin cushions, and judging by Pinterest, neither can anyone else (wink.) These adorable little pin cushions remind of the “tuffets” that were going around the internet a couple of years ago. I got this idea because I’ve been… Keep reading…