Jacquelynne Steves

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Free Embroidery Pattern- Cactus in Teacup

Isn’t this a darling embroidery pattern? Cactus and succulents are so popular right now. And a cactus in a teacup? Too cute! You can reduce or enlarge this to any size you want for any project- a wall hanging, pot holder, dish towel, etc. (Hand embroidery pattern only, this pattern not available for machine embroidery.)

26 Free Spring Quilt & Sewing Projects

After a long, long winter here, it’s finally starting to feel like Spring! The sun is shining and the birds are singing- I think they are happy that winter is over as well! There’s something about Spring that makes us want to spruce up and brighten up our surroundings, it seems the urge to do… 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…

A Beginner’s Guide to Pinterest

I love Pinterest- how about you? It’s such a great way to save photos and links that you might want to refer to again. For example, have you ever read a really great article or tutorial, but when you try to find it again later, you have NO idea where it was? Or maybe you… Keep reading…

A Snowy First Day of Spring and Wool Class

A few weeks ago, I received an email from The Old Country Store, a charming quilt shop in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. They were offering a wool workshop with Kathy Cardiff, in conjunction with her new book by Martingale, A Cottage Garden. I LOVE making projects for The Art of Home Club, for my blog and for our… Keep reading…

23 Free Easter Patterns to Sew

Hippity, Hoppity! Easter’s on its way! We’ve collected some of the prettiest projects here to inspire you! Yep, here’s 23 Free Easter Patterns to Sew. You’ll find crosses, bunnies and eggs done up in pretty pastels, perfect for Spring. What are you waiting for?? Time to get started! (*wink*) Please note that at the time… Keep reading…

22 St. Patrick’s Day Sewing and Craft Projects

They say that everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day! (Don’t you always wonder who “they” are, anyway? lol) I do like the color green, it’s a fresh reminder that Spring is on its way. We’ve gathered up 22 St. Patrick’s Day Sew and Craft Projects for you to make! You have plenty of time… Keep reading…

Spring Table Runner Pattern

This pretty little project is my Spring Meadow Table Runner which I designed for Martingale. Get the Free Spring Table Runner Pattern over here on the Martingale site.  There’s also a great giveaway below, keep reading…

In the Studio this Week…

This weekend, we went up to visit my daughter at grad school. Her birthday was last weekend- that makes three birthdays in a row that we couldn’t be with her! Darn! I told her that actually, she should give ME the presents, since I gave birth to her, LOL. It was nice to just relax… Keep reading…

How to Make a Hanging Sleeve for a Quilt

So you’ve made a quilt that you love and now you are wondering how to display it so that you can see and enjoy it every day… or you want a way to quickly and easily change out your wall hangings for the seasons… OR you’re thinking that you are ready to enter your fabulous… Keep reading…